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Bullyville and #OpAntiBully Help Teens Battle Bullies On Twitter – Will You Help? - AllTwitter

Bullyville and #OpAntiBully Help Teens Battle Bullies On Twitter – Will You Help? - AllTwitter | Project Purple Ribbon | Scoop.it
Bullyville and #OpAntiBully Help Teens Battle Bullies On Twitter – Will You Help?
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Oops, Your Jahiliyya Is Showing: Exposing the Convert Party Girl

Oops, Your Jahiliyya Is Showing: Exposing the Convert Party Girl | Project Purple Ribbon | Scoop.it

There seems to be nothing more exciting for tabloids than publishing pictures of white women in hijab. Well, unless it’s publishing pictures of white women converts in their racy, hedonistic, pre-Islamic days.


Last month Amy Sall and Heather Matthews told their conversion stories to the tabloid press. And instead of using the stories to dispel myths about Muslims, educate the public about Islam, or even come up with something remotely newsworthy, both news sources emphasized their incredible transformation from “former party girls” to, well … plain old Muslim.

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Stop the violence. Speak out for girls’ rights. | Say NO - UNiTE

Stop the violence. Speak out for girls’ rights. | Say NO - UNiTE | Project Purple Ribbon | Scoop.it
Girls in every country across the world are being subjected to many forms of violence – this is wrong and must stop.Girls have the right to live free from violence and the fear of violence.
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16 Days 2012 campaign: Safe Spaces -World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts

16 Days 2012 campaign: Safe Spaces -World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts | Project Purple Ribbon | Scoop.it

Each year, from 25 November to 10 December, women’s organizations, advocates and activists around the world join together for the “16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign”. This campaign links the International Day Against Violence Against Women on 25 November with International Human Rights Day on 10 December.

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The Right to Play or Creeping Sharia? FIFA Overturns its Headscarf Ban

The Right to Play or Creeping Sharia? FIFA Overturns its Headscarf Ban | Project Purple Ribbon | Scoop.it

FIFA has overturned its headscarf ban, enforced since 2007, on women playing soccer with their heads covered.

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President of Muslims for Progressive Values Tells How Acceptance and Diversity Honors Women's Rights

President of Muslims for Progressive Values Tells How Acceptance and Diversity Honors Women's Rights | Project Purple Ribbon | Scoop.it
WCA announces musician, sing-writer, mother and President of Muslims for Progressive Values, Ani Zonneveld, is speaking to Honoring Women's Rights conference.
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Women in Islam | Islam A Closer Look

Women in Islam | Islam A Closer Look | Project Purple Ribbon | Scoop.it

To appreciate how far the treatment of Muslim women today is from the Islamic norm, we need to understand the situation of women in 7th century Arabia.

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aBeanStalk

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Built on a foundation of community involvement, parent engagement and entrepreneurship, aBeanstalk consists of a group of motivated individuals seeking to make a positive impact in their community.

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The G20 Commits to Development for Women: How One Coalition Made It Happen - Forbes

The G20 Commits to Development for Women: How One Coalition Made It Happen - Forbes | Project Purple Ribbon | Scoop.it
Villa La Pietra (Photo credit: Wikipedia) In the hills overlooking Florence is the 15th century Villa La Pietra, originally constructed for Francesco Sassetti, a Medici banker.
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Domestic violence loophole closed

Domestic violence loophole closed | Project Purple Ribbon | Scoop.it
As part of a domestic violence omnibus bill agreed upon by leaders of the Senate, Assembly and Gov.
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Women bring violence on themselves says priest

Women bring violence on themselves says priest | Project Purple Ribbon | Scoop.it
A Catholic priest has sparked outrage in Italy by claiming women bring domestic violence on themselves by dressing provocatively and neglecting housework
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TakeBackTheTech

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Both ICT and VAW affects our capacity to completely enjoy our human rights and fundamental freedoms. Acts of violence against women in the material world are replicated and perpetrated in various ways online. At the same time, ICT can be critical tools to connect with help and to take action against VAW. Take Back The Tech! responds to this connection by calling for everyone to take control of technology to end violence against women.

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10 Steps for Planning a Successful Webinar

Tips for organizing and producing online seminars for your nonprofit organization.
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Sexual Assault Victim Ruined Her Attacker's Life, Lawyer Says

Sexual Assault Victim Ruined Her Attacker's Life, Lawyer Says | Project Purple Ribbon | Scoop.it
Savannah Dietrich, a Kentucky teenager who was sexually assaulted and then threatened with jail for naming her attackers, has reportedly destroyed the life of at least one of the perpetrators.
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EU unveils anti-human trafficking plan - Press TV News

Automatically uploaded video [VIDEO] EU unveils anti-human trafficking plan Tue Jun 19, 2012 11:35PM Url: "http://www.presstv.ir/detail/247043.html" #presstv...

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60 Personal Mantras That Inspire the Courage to Overcome Fear and Change Your Life | Happy Black Woman

60 Personal Mantras That Inspire the Courage to Overcome Fear and Change Your Life | Happy Black Woman | Project Purple Ribbon | Scoop.it

A personal mantra is a positive phrase or affirmative statement that you say to yourself for the purpose of motivation or encouragement. This could be your favorite quote, proverb, spiritual truth or religious saying that motivates and inspires you to be your best self. Today I wanted to share a few (okay, a lot) of the ones that HBW readers have so generously posted here on the blog as we have taken the challenge to reset our lives as an online community. Enjoy and be inspired!

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Leaving Abuse Behind

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Donna Ferrato has been documenting domestic abuse for 30 years and hopes that her latest campaign, "I Am Unbeatable," will be the last chapter.
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Video: Domestic Violence PSA: How To Look Your Best The Morning After!

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Women and property: some insights from African history

Women and property: some insights from African history | Project Purple Ribbon | Scoop.it
Numerous examples show how resilient and innovative African women reacted when faced with patriarchal hegemony...
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Five Reasons Why Michigan’s Anti-Abortion Bill Is The Nation’s Worst (UPDATED)

Five Reasons Why Michigan’s Anti-Abortion Bill Is The Nation’s Worst (UPDATED) | Project Purple Ribbon | Scoop.it
The Michigan House has passed HB 5711, the nation’s most restrictive anti-abortion bill that combines some of the worst attacks on women’s access to abortion care into one bill.
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