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Female candidates begin first ever election campaign in Saudi Arabia

Saudi women began their first-ever campaign for public office on Sunday, a small step forward for women’s rights in the conservative kingdom. In the December 12 municipal elections, there will be more than 900 female candidates; it also will mark the first time women in the country are allowed to vote. 123 more words

Human And Civil Rights

Melinda Gates: The world's most powerful advocate for women and girls

A new profile has detailed how Melinda Gates, as co-founder and co-chair of the Gates Foundation — the world’s largest-ever charitable foundation, with a $41.3 billion endowment — became the world’s most powerful person to focus her attention solely on women and girls. 211 more words

Human And Civil Rights

Skyrocketing incarceration rates for Aboriginal women prompt call to action

Lawyers, judges, and Indigenous leaders are pushing Australia’s government to address soaring rates of imprisonment for Aboriginal women. The number of incarcerated Indigenous Australians rose by 88 percent in the last decade, and the number of Indigenous women in jail has more than doubled since 2000. 155 more words

Human And Civil Rights

No Regrets

Did they say they didn’t

want to know you?

Could you pick your father out

in a crowd?

Did your mama love

and leave you…

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To fund or not to fund

How do you know who to believe?

You listen to a news report on television, but you have to check the station background to determine if its reporting is fair and unbiased. 831 more words


A December 1st baby: born to give back?

It’s my birthday in 2 days, and I always felt that being born on the first of the month was a bad deal.

Anyone else: “Hey, isn’t your birthday some time this month?” 500 more words


Question Of The Day - What's Wrong With Women

Today’s question is this, what’s wrong with some women and why do they get even more stupid as time passes? The pics I posted may help explain the question!