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Language Change for US Human Rights Discussion

According to Breitbart, the Obama administration has announced that it will switch to the UN-approved terminology of “sexual rights” to describe sexual reproduction and other issues. 89 more words


The Disappearance of a Gender Barrier at Harvard

In 1984, when Harvard University began to admit women as students, the elite social clubs which had an all-male component chose to distance themselves from the University and not allow female members. 158 more words


Hazara take protests to Kabul as Afghan sectarian fears rise, Top photos by Jawad Hamdard Kia

A protest convoy drove the bodies of seven members of Afghanistan’s minority Hazara community to the capital Kabul on Tuesday to protest against their murder by unknown militants, who dumped their partially beheaded bodies at the weekend. 2,128 more words

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Taliban militants committed gang rapes and mass murders in Kunduz

28th September 2015 Taliban attacked on Kunduz province, Afghanistan.  Reports says the latest Kunduz results of sighting is: 296 patients admitted only at MSF, 64 babies wounded, 74 critical condition, 40 dead, 70 surgeries done MSF told BBC. 1,213 more words

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Letter re: Afghanistan Senior Official Meetings

Pauline Hayes
Deputy Director, Western Asia and Stabilization Division
Department for International Development
United Kingdom

Dear Mrs. Hayes,

We write to you ahead of the Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) in September in Kabul to urge the United Kingdom to strengthen its support for the protection and promotion of human rights in Afghanistan through continued emphasis on the deliverables of the Tokyo Mutual Accountability Framework (TMAF). 504 more words

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What Latest Attacks Mean for Afghanistan’s Path to Peace

Friday is a rest day in Kabul, our weekend. I was staying with my sister and her family Thursday and woke in the middle of the night to a loud noise and whispers about whether what we had just heard was a rocket. 713 more words

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