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Aisha’s Afghani butcher arrested

Contributed by: It’s Me Louise

The father-in-law, Haji Suleman, of a 18 year old Afghan woman who said her nose and ears were sliced off to punish her for running away from her violent husband has been arrested, the Afghan Interior Ministry said Wednesday. 281 more words


Brazil's sex tourism boom

Lisa Thompson

Young children are supplying an increasing demand from foreign tourists who travel to Brazil for sex holidays, according to a BBC investigation. Chris Rogers reports on how the country is overtaking Thailand as a destination for sex tourism and on attempts to curb the problem. 144 more words


A Woman’s Hunger Strike for rights draws scorn AGAIN

Barbara and BettyJean

A shout out to Gloria Allred for bringing attention to the ERA. Below is a press release from Gloria Allred:

 Attorney Gloria Allred Begins Hunger Strike (90 meal solid food fast)  In support of the Equal Rights Amendment In Advance of 90 Anniversary of Women’s winning the right to vote in the U.S. 

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Millionaire Mills Makes Manly Mistake

From Mary Peters, Former United States Secretary of Transportation:

“Millionaire Buz Mills thinks that it takes a “real man” to secure Arizona’s border.  But America knows differently.  342 more words


Sex for sale on Craig’s list

Lisa Thompson

Dear Friends:

The followung video is produced by The Rebecca Project documenting sexual trafficking of U.S. minors. Our collective thank you goes out to the two brave survivors who shared their experiences. 56 more words


Absurd Collaborations: The abuser, the lawyers and the judge

Another Rant By: BettyJean Kling

Words fail me—I have found a report that I cannot add to nor subtract from. This beats all that I have ever seen or heard. 353 more words


Illinois Victim Reaches Out to Hundreds for Help...No Resources Available

Cross posted from http://www.4survivors.blogspot.com/
Written By: Maria Phelps

Kimberly Calhoun, resident of Rock Island, Illinois, reaches out to hundreds for help for her and her young daughter with no success, and at times, no response. 835 more words