Masih Alinejad is an Iranian journalist and advocate for religious freedom and women's rights. She is the moderator of My Stealthy Freedom, a Facebook group ...
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"Nigeria made history by outlawing female genital mutilation. The ban falls under the Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Act 2015 that was passed in Senate on May 5 and recently enacted into law.
This was one of the last acts by the outgoing president, Goodluck Jonathan. His successor, Muhammadu Buhari, was sworn into office this past Friday, May 29."
A few months ago, Waleed Hammad, a 24 year-old actor, took to the streets of Cairo dressed a female. He wanted to understand and expose the sexual harassment and abuse Egyptian women have to face o...
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New accounts of Liberia's former child soldiers bring to light the fact that a number of Charles Taylor's fighters were, in fact, girls. Their stories need to be told.
"Women who lived through these experiences not only suffer from various forms of post-traumatic disorders, but also, it turns out, struggle to find work and establish families. "They are generally not regarded as potential candidates for marriage, and most employers are reluctant to hire them,” one aid worker explained. “They live in ghettos and hide their past.”"