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"How are women around the world finding their own voice.... between ingrained traditions and pop culture stereotypes"
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Women Detained at Western Wall for Wearing Traditionally Male Prayer Shawls

Women Detained at Western Wall for Wearing Traditionally Male Prayer Shawls | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Israeli police barred ten women, including two American rabbis, from returning to the wall for 15 days for wearing prayer shawls that are traditionally used by men.
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India: When home is no refuge for women

India: When home is no refuge for women | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
As more Indian women share their experiences, it is clear how widespread domestic violence is, cutting across community, caste and economic lines. But India has begun to acknowledge the problem.
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Police fire tear gas and fire water cannon at peaceful protestors in battleground Delhi

Police fire tear gas and fire water cannon at peaceful protestors in battleground Delhi | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
I have just returned from India Gate in central Delhi where police and paramilitary forces fired tear gas and water cannon at peaceful demonstrators, spectators including families, and mobile telev...
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After six days of country-wide mass protests sparked by the gang rape of a young woman last Sunday night and subsequent government and police indifference.....

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Mass march by Cairo women in protest over soldiers’ abuse

Mass march by Cairo women in protest over soldiers’ abuse | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
The demonstration that grew by the minute into an extraordinary expression of anger at the treatment of women by the military police.
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