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Malaysia wanted silence

Malaysia wanted silence | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
Political crisis deepens as NZ and Malaysia give conflicting accounts about diplomat. (Trading women's rights for trade?
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Iran's women see no progress under Rouhani | World | DW.DE | 13.03.2014

Iran's women see no progress under Rouhani | World | DW.DE | 13.03.2014 | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
Women's rights groups were hoping that the status quo of oppression and discrimination against women in Iran would ease under President Hassan Rouhani. But any improvement for women has been minimal.
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There can be no progress under Mullahs' rule. Sharia law will not let women breathe.
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Indian Politics: From Identity to Governance

Indian Politics: From Identity to Governance | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
In the fall of 1990, I got off an Air India flight and landed in Delhi for the first time.
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Indian elections are unpredictable. This year's elections are making India watchers nervous.
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Nine bodies, mostly women, found on Sri Lanka's last battlefield

Nine bodies, mostly women, found on Sri Lanka's last battlefield | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
COLOMBO (Reuters) - Nine bodies, most of them women, have been found in a mass grave in Sri Lanka in the area where the last, bloody battle of a 26-year war with Tamil separatists was fought in 2009.International (Nine bodies, mostly women, found ...
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Fighting for women's rights in the Swat Valley - FRANCE 24

Fighting for women's rights in the Swat Valley - FRANCE 24 | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
Fighting for women's rights in the Swat Valley FRANCE 24 In Swat Valley, a former stronghold of the Taliban in Pakistan, a group of women are taking certain legal matters into their own hands.
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6 Craziest Laws against Women’s Rights Worldwide

6 Craziest Laws against Women’s Rights Worldwide | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
To think that in 2014 someone, anyone, can tell an independent, adult woman what she is allowed to do and wear almost sounds too ludicrous for words, right... (Can you believe it?
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Victoria Jackman's curator insight, April 28, 2014 10:05 AM

This article talks about the ludicrous laws that restrict women's rights [like the one in Saudi Arabia where they aren't allowed to drive].

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Report to UN casts doubt on progress of women's rights in Hong Kong - South China Morning Post

Report to UN casts doubt on progress of women's rights in Hong Kong - South China Morning Post | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
Report to UN casts doubt on progress of women's rights in Hong Kong South China Morning Post Lawmakers and 67 local rights groups have released a joint report to the United Nations casting doubt on Hong Kong's progress in improving women's rights.
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Erdogan the Misogynist: Turkish Prime Minister Assaults Women's Rights - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Erdogan the Misogynist: Turkish Prime Minister Assaults Women's Rights - SPIEGEL ONLINE | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has never been much of a feminist, but women in Turkey are enraged by his latest comments on abortion.
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Women's Land Rights: A Ripple Effect

FACT: Women produce 43% of the food in developing countries but own less than 10% of the land. (RT @RightsResources: Majority of developing world’s #farmers are #women. No #landrights solution w/o them.
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Women are not treated as humans in the developing world. Just see their gender gap ratings.
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Indian politician says women can invite rape with clothes and behaviour

Indian politician says women can invite rape with clothes and behaviour | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
Asha Mirje says of Delhi gang-rape that sparked nationwide protests: 'Did she have to go to a movie at 11pm with a friend?'
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What else can you expect from rapistani politicians?
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Nirbhaya was responsible for her rape, says NCP woman leader Asha Mirje : West, News - India Today

Nirbhaya was responsible for her rape, says NCP woman leader Asha Mirje : West, News - India Today | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
Maharashtra State Womens Commission member Asha Mirje has said that women and the clothes they wear invite rape.
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Misogynist women are easily found in India.
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Native Canadian women sold on U.S. ships, researcher says

Native Canadian women sold on U.S. ships, researcher says | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
An American researcher says First Nations women from Thunder Bay, Ont., have been sold on ships in the harbour at Duluth, Minn., a notorious trafficking port.
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BJP and Congress lies - AAP releases 4 videos to show its law minister is innocent

BJP and Congress lies - AAP releases 4 videos to show its law minister is innocent | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
Under fire for not removing Delhi’s law minister Somnath Bharti for his midnight raid on an alleged drug and sex racket involving Ugandan nationals, the Aam Aadmi Party today released a series of videos from the night of the incident in his defence.
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BJP and Congress are corrupt. They do not want honest people to join politics.
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Jimmy Carter Will Focus on Women's Rights for the Rest of His Life - Jezebel

Jimmy Carter Will Focus on Women's Rights for the Rest of His Life - Jezebel | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
Jimmy Carter Will Focus on Women's Rights for the Rest of His Life Jezebel On Newshour Wednesday night, former President Jimmy Carter told Judy Woodruff that "the crimes against women and girls exceed almost anything that I have known in my...
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Bollywood star's fight for women's rights goes viral

Bollywood star's fight for women's rights goes viral | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat joins Tamron Hall to discuss how she became an outspoken advocate for gender equality in India and a recent interview that's gone viral.
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We will not lie. We want to fix the problem of misogyny in India.
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Men must accept women as equals if development goals are to be achieved

Men must accept women as equals if development goals are to be achieved | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
Upholding women's rights central to sustainable development agenda, UNFPA chief tells Commission on Status of Women
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Misogyny is keeping many countries behind. However, they don't think it is a problem.
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AAP goes national: Here is Kejriwal's gameplan for Lok Sabha polls - Hindustan Times

AAP goes national: Here is Kejriwal's gameplan for Lok Sabha polls - Hindustan Times | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
AAP's Delhi assembly win and its radical quick-fixes in government stumped critics. Will its magic work nationally? Here’s a preview of its plan for the LS polls.
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It is called the broom effect. AAP will hopefully get 75 or more seats.
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Rise in Killings of Palestinian Women by Relatives - ABC News

Rise in Killings of Palestinian Women by Relatives - ABC News | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
Rise in Killings of Palestinian Women by Relatives ABC News The rise stems from mounting economic difficulties in the Palestinian territories, compounded by ongoing leniency for those killing in the name of "family honor" and social acceptance of...
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Rollback of Women's Rights: Not Just in Afghanistan

Rollback of Women's Rights: Not Just in Afghanistan | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
Polygamy, stoning of adulterers, virginity testing, and laws that protect batterers are on the rise in increasingly conservative nations.
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Full commitment to equality pledged in Saudi elections

Full commitment to equality pledged in Saudi elections | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
Women to vote run conduct campaigns in 2015 municipal polls (Full rights: #Saudi women to #vote, run, conduct campaigns in next year's #municipal #polls http://t.co/XVMuvWOnrg)...
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Mobile tents who can't go outside their homes alone will run the government. Saudis are big jokers.
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Women’s rights in Lebanon – Infographics

Women’s rights in Lebanon – Infographics | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
After Roula Yaacoub, yesterday marked the death of Manal Assi. Manal was tortured and beaten to death by her husband.
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Lebanon is no better than other Arab states. They have a pathetic track record.
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Canada: Violence Against Indigenous Women - Human Rights Watch

Canada: Violence Against Indigenous Women - Human Rights Watch | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
Human Rights Watch Canada: Violence Against Indigenous Women Human Rights Watch “When police abuse happens or when the police fail to provide adequate protection, women, girls, and their families have limited recourse,” said Liesl Gerntholtz,...
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Jimmy Carter Book on Women’s Rights Is Set for March Release

Jimmy Carter Book on Women’s Rights Is Set for March Release | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
Simon & Schuster said the book, “A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence and Power,” would be based on Mr. Carter’s world travels.
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Religion? I will read it.
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Tehelka Case: Goa Police to File Charge Sheet by Feb 5 - Outlookindia.com

Tehelka Case: Goa Police to File Charge Sheet by Feb 5 - Outlookindia.com | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
"The charge sheet in Tehelka case would be filed by February 5. The investigation in the case is almost over," a senior crime branch official said.
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Jaipur: IAS Officer Accused of Raping Civil Services Aspirant - #India

In her complaint, the woman alleged that the officer, B B Mohanty, had called her to a place in Swej farm and raped her repeatedly on February 17 and 19 last year.
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India is a lawless country. Women are not safe inside and outside their homes.
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