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
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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
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
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: 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