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World Economic Forum ponders on girls’ rights for MDGs

Participants in World Economic Forum met on January 23 to prioritize Rights of Girls as a Millennium Development Goal.

Date: 2014/01/27 | Comment: 0 | Time: 13:10:00

Stop Marrying Cousins!

Persistent cousin marriage is unhealthy for the children and for society.

Date: 2014/03/19 | Comment: 0 | Time: 11:36:00

‘Goods’ and ‘bads’ of Tunisia’s new constitution

Politicians in Tunisia passed the new post-revolution constitution after 16 months negotiation and conflict to reach a compromise at the expense of Islamism.

Date: 2014/01/30 | Comment: 0 | Time: 17:45:00

Guest Voz: Equal Pay Matters for Latinas

As we observe Equal Pay Day, I cannot help but ponder the discouraging statistics on how much less women make compared to men, especially Latinas. In particular, I look at how the gender wage gap has affected my mom, a single working mother, and myself.

Date: 2012/04/19 | Comment: 0 | Time: 16:28:00

Muslim convert says ‘Accepting Islam was very easy’

"I think it was actually very easy to accept Islam," said Principal of Imam Mahdi Islamic School in Australia, Zeinab Taylor Rizavi.

Date: 2013/09/13 | Comment: 0 | Time: 18:40:00

The Fall of the American Empire: History, Farce, and David Petraeus

It couldn’t be clearer now that, from the shirtless FBI agent to the “embedded” biographer and the “other other woman,” the “fall” of David Petraeus is playing out as farce of the first order.

Date: 2012/11/21 | Comment: 0 | Time: 21:06:00

Puttee Weaving as the Art of Turkmen Women

Puttees and strips weaving is a forgotten art craft with no more weavers among Turkmen women. The art of puttee weaving is as old as textile fabrication and sewing clothes by human beings; that is to say from the time that man learned to fabricate textile by weaving wool and string and consequently other clothes components such as puttee at the bottom of pants.

Date: 2013/09/01 | Comment: 0 | Time: 19:17:00

No spring in Bahrain

For a while, the king of Bahrain gave the impression he wanted to improve the human rights situation in his country. A study raised hopes of improvement, but they were soon dashed.

Date: 2012/07/05 | Comment: 0 | Time: 07:47:00

Embodiment, an expression of western pragmatism

“Not all fairies are beautiful,” Garcia explained. “You have to go to the dark side sometimes to find beauty.”

Date: 2012/09/14 | Comment: 0 | Time: 21:15:00

UN Women Executive Board annual session

The 2013 annual session of the UN Women Executive Board held 25-27 June at UN Headquarters in New York concluded on Friday.

Date: 2013/06/29 | Comment: 0 | Time: 13:13:00

Paula Broadwell's open book

Paula Broadwell's life appeared to be an open book.

Date: 2012/11/12 | Comment: 0 | Time: 18:40:00

Holy Shrine of Lady Sakinah targeted by takfiri terrorists

Wahabi terrorists in Syria once again targeted the shrine of BibiSakinahBintulHussaina.s, the daughter of the third Shi’a Imam, Hussainibn-Ali (P), in Daraa – Syria on Wednesday.

Date: 2014/02/10 | Comment: 0 | Time: 12:53:00

Who's the Other? Muslim's Wrath on American Movie

Misrepresenting Muslims, Representing America.

Date: 2012/09/14 | Comment: 0 | Time: 21:20:00

Interracial Marriages in Islam

slam teaches us that we are all created equal, with nothing differentiating us, expect for our belief and devotion to Allah (SWT).

Date: 2013/12/18 | Comment: 0 | Time: 19:08:00

An overview of the origins of Islamic Feminism (6)

Respecting women; the achievement of Islam or the west?

Date: 2013/04/03 | Comment: 0 | Time: 21:41:00

Armed groups in Syria recruit children in battle

Russian Committee for Solidarity with Syria underlined that the armed terrorist groups in Syria "recruit children and force them to take up weapons and to participate in battles against the Syrian Army and state."

Date: 2013/01/22 | Comment: 0 | Time: 21:08:00

France gives asylum to FEMEN member

France gave an Ukranian feminist who had hacked down a cross in a church in Kiev in defense of the trial of Russian Pussy Riot group.

Date: 2013/07/09 | Comment: 0 | Time: 16:14:00

Int'l organizations' activities in Tunisia (2)

Like other developing countries and Arab nations involved in the recent revolutions, Tunis has been frequented by many organizations related to women's rights.

Date: 2012/12/03 | Comment: 0 | Time: 21:25:00

Afghan woman MP eyes presidency

The outspoken Afghan member of parliament Fawzia Koofi, a champion of women’s rights, is now eyeing the presidency in 2014.

Date: 2012/04/14 | Comment: 0 | Time: 20:32:19
Date: 2012/05/21 | Comment: 0 | Time: 18:13:00
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