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Boston Marathon organizers try to stop Kathrine Switzer from completing the marathon (1967)

The Boston marathon is an annual marathon that is held in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. It is always held on Patriots’ day (third Monday of April). 186 more words

Boston Marathon

Women shouldn’t apologise for the pitter-patter of tiny carbon footprints’

Everyone has mummy issues these days – including climate scientists. A recent study made headlines by suggesting that the number-one thing a person can do to reduce their carbon footprint is to have fewer children. 197 more words


Iranian women need husband's permission to leave country

It was hoped that an amendment to article 18 of the Passport Law in Iran would bring an ease to the discriminatory gender law requiring the husband’s permission for his wife to travel abroad. 50 more words

Freedom Of The Individual

Come Women Of India Be The Change You Want To See

“It is very important to know who you are. To make decisions. To show who you are.”      -Malala Yousafzai

Since Independence, our nation is continuously fighting for many causes and reforms. 173 more words

The Integral Law on Combating Violence Against Women adopted by the Tunisian Assembly

The Assembly of People’s Representatives adopted on Wednesday the comprehensive law on combating violence against women. With 146 votes in favor, 0 abstentions and 0 against, this law is a major step forward for the legal protection of women from violence committed against them. 289 more words


Child Marriage in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Social, Psychological, and Health Impacts

Child marriage: a devious act and a human rights violation.

Sub-Saharan Africa is yet another place where girls struggle for their survival. It has one the lowest ages of marriage in the world; men marry girls as young as 9-years-old. 1,327 more words

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