|Posted by Artemis on November 20, 2013 at 4:00 AM||comments (0)|
60 million women - that's nearly the entire population of the United Kingdom - are missing in India. Why?
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2013 15:25
Sunny Hundal is the author of the recently released e-book, India Dishonoured: Behind a Nation's War on Women and is a regular contributor to the Guardian and the New Statesman.
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|Posted by Artemis on November 12, 2013 at 4:05 PM||comments (0)|
Burqas and empire, again
Women's rights doesn't justify invading Afghanistan, and shouldn't be launched in the name of imperial democracy again.
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2013 13:49
Zillah Eisenstein has written fem...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Artemis on November 7, 2013 at 9:05 AM||comments (0)|
Women Detail Torture and Abuse by Government in New Testimonies
June 24, 2013
(New York) – Syrian military and pro-government forces known as shabiha have arbitrarily detained female opposition activists as well as female relatives and neighbors of pro-opposition activists and fighters, and in a numbe...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Artemis on October 31, 2013 at 9:40 PM||comments (0)|
Posted by Andrea Cornwall
Thursday 26 July 2012 09.38 EDT guardian.co.uk
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As the alternative Aids summit in Kolkata has shown, society should start treating women who work in the industry with respect...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Artemis on October 24, 2013 at 9:00 PM||comments (0)|
Are Sharia councils failing vulnerable women?
By Jane Corbin BBC Panorama
Secret filming at Sharia council shows women at risk
BBC Panorama has uncovered fresh evidence of how some Sharia councils in Britain may be putting Muslim women "at risk" by pressu...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Artemis on October 17, 2013 at 11:55 PM||comments (0)|
Editor’s Note: somewhat unusually, we have appended two comments that were attached to the original post by Josh Shahryer. We did this because they are well worth reading. They are appended at the foot of the post.
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|Posted by Artemis on September 30, 2013 at 9:15 PM||comments (0)|
Married at the age of 8. That fact alone is hard to fathom. It's even more difficult to stomach when you think of the resulting forced sex, physical abuse and early pregnancies that ofte...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Artemis on September 15, 2013 at 3:30 AM||comments (0)|
A single girl's guide to finding love in Kabul
A girl stands in front of a woman's dress shop in the city of Kabul in April 2012. Freedom to find love and to choose a spouse is still elusive for women in Afghanistan.
By Jamieson Lesko, Producer, NBC News
KABUL -- Think i...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Artemis on August 26, 2013 at 6:55 AM||comments (0)|
Redefining the rapist: The line between ‘nice’ and wrong
By Josh Shahryar/Guest Blogger — December 20, 2012
Are there shades of rape? The author argues that answering this isn’t about being a “nice guy”—it’s about right and wrong.
It takes a lot to make me angry. My patience is so legendary, this one time a part...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Artemis on August 22, 2013 at 12:45 AM||comments (0)|
By Daily Mail Reporter
UPDATED: 15:38 GMT, 7 June 2011
Men should be allowed sex slaves and female prisoners could do the job - and all this from a WOMAN politician from Kuwait
A Kuwaiti woman who once ran for parliament has called for sex slavery to be legalised - and suggested that non-Muslim prisoners from war-torn countries would make suitable concubines.
Salwa al Mutairi argued buying a sex-slave would protect decent, devout and 'virile' Kuwaiti men from adultery...Read Full Post »