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Women of the World Wednesday: Ruqia Hassan (Syria)

Living in Raqqa, Syria, 30-year-old Ruqia Hassan was a journalist and activist. Combining the two, she lived to inform the rest of the world about ISIS through media. 356 more words

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She is this kind of woman

She got hurt, badly hurt

With fist punches and words

She lost touch with the earth

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She is a healer

A wise soul

From across the border… 156 more words

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Women of the World Wednesday: Tavi Gevinson (USA) 

Feminism has become increasingly popular in the recent years. In history, feminism has come in waves according to the social and cultural issues of the time. 433 more words

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Women of the World Wednesday: Angela Merkel (Germany)

Each year, TIME Magazine names their “Person of the Year” in December. There have been a range of past recipients, varying from Adolf Hitler to Mark Zuckerberg to last years’ Ebola fighters. 585 more words

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Women of the World Wednesday: Karla Jacinto (Mexico)

Karla Jacinto grew up near Tenancingo, Mexico, which is often referred to as the human trafficking capital of the world. Karla grew up in an abusive household, and at the age of 12, she met a 22-year-old man who “swept her off her feet”. 419 more words

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Women of the World Wednesday: Malala Yousafzai (Pakistan)

“If you hit a Talib with your shoe, then there will be no difference between you and the Talib. You must not treat others…with cruelty…you must fight others but through peace, through dialogue and through education…then I’ll tell him how important education is and that I even want education for your children as well… that’s what I want to tell you, now do what you want.”

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Women of the World Wednesday: Rokhshana (Afghanistan)

A horrifying video of a woman being stoned to death has been traveling around the internet. In Ghor Province, Afghanistan, a 19-year-old girl named Rokhshana was murdered by Taliban members. 418 more words

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