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An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Newspaper Edits Out Female Lawmakers In The Name Of 'Honor'

An ultra-orthodox Jewish newspaper has once again erased women from Israeli history after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu posed for a photo with his new cabinet, three of whom are women. 328 more words

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On 9th June the first ‘Conversation’ in a series of four takes place at Belmond La Residencia in the village of Deià, Mallorca.  The summer series of Conversations with Lynne Franks starts with the presence of guest speaker, Elizabeth Homberg, Founder and President of the RANA Foundation whose work is to help children who have been sexually abused. 141 more words

Merkel urges Russia to pressure Ukraine rebels to abide by ceasefire

German chancellor, Angela Merkel, has called for Russia to do more to persuade separatists in eastern Ukraine to abide by a ceasefire that has been strained in recent weeks. 240 more words

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Ambassador Samantha Power Urges Young Women of Barnard College to Fight for True Equality

Do you long for true equality in our world?

Watch Ambassador Samantha Power, the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, address this issue in her commencement speech to Barnard College graduates that she gave last Sunday in New York City. 122 more words


Hillary update

A commenter just asked me whether, in the light of the recent revelations about Hillary’s e-mail and donor machinations, I still thought she was a good candidate. 456 more words

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The History of Pakistani Feminism Part 4|Islam, Women Political Leaders & Birth of a Nation

Talking about feminism in Pakistan it would be futile, if I do not bring forth the most key aspect of this country’s birth and the religion Islam.  717 more words

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