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Ironies of Jihad and Us (3 of 3)

Honor killings are unlawful in modern countries, but still occur, particularly in isolated areas, even when they are imported to the West. Women are also killed in several parts of the world after being accused of witchcraft, not necessarily associated with Islam, although ignorance creates death in both cases.  603 more words

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Ironies of Jihad and Us (2 of 3)

We in the US, like Muslim radicals, also commit violence against innocents, if less organized and less lethal. Armed hotheads and fools among us burn and desecrate Mosques, Synagogues, and black churches, and threaten and sometimes commit violence against ordinary Syrian and other refugees. 716 more words

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Let's Get Men Talking about Gender Equality

Last week was International Women’s Day. The very name is enough, for some men, to get their head raging and their tweeting fingers typing. ‘A day for women?! 360 more words

Gender Equality

Ulema denounce Women Protection Bill

Representatives of more than 35 religious parties warned the government of a countrywide protest on Tuesday if the ‘anti-Islamic’ Women Protection Bill was not withdrawn by March 27. 726 more words

Editorials (Daily Times)

The Savage Sacktap - #InternationalWomensDay

Mike is smashing the patriarchy in this savage takedown of #InternationalWomensDay. His confusion over why feminazis think catcalling, tampon taxes, and manspreading are a bigger deal than honor killings, clitoral circumcision, and anti-abortion legislation will have you saying #Yassss

LISTEN – The Savage Sacktap – #InternationalWomensDay

News you can relate to

Some stories that caught our eye this week:

The Oscar-Winning Movie That’s Actually Making Things Better for Women “This is what happens when determined women get together,” Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy said during her Oscars acceptance speech, “The Pakistani prime minister said he will change the law on honor killings after watching this film,” she added. 122 more words

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Honor Killings

In his New York Times  column recently Nicholas Kristoff tells about Saba, a young woman who was shot in the head by her father.  Why?  Because she had disobeyed him by falling in love and  marrying without her father’s permission.  253 more words

Attacks On Women