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U.N. complicit in worldwide war on women

Posted by Artemis on May 17, 2015 at 9:40 AM Comments comments (0)


'China is so powerful ... no one wants to offend them'

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UNITED NATIONS – The United Nations and the Obama administration are turning a blind eye as m...

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Can you be an Islamist and a feminist?

Posted by Artemis on May 10, 2015 at 9:40 AM Comments comments (0)


Dr. Madawi Al-Rasheed is a columnist for Al-Monitor and a visiting professor at the Middle East Centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She has written extensively about the Arabian Peninsula, Arab migration, globalization, rel...

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Women Are the Best Weapon in the War Against Terrorism

Posted by Artemis on May 3, 2015 at 10:50 AM Comments comments (0)


Fifteen years ago, the U.N. enshrined the idea that equality between men and women is inextricably linked with peace. It's time to act on that.


FEBRUARY 10, 2015

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The Future of Women on Earth May Be Darker Than You Thought

Posted by Artemis on April 25, 2015 at 11:00 PM Comments comments (0)


Annalee Newitz

1/02/15 12:00pm

Illustration by Steven Belledin

It's easy to get caught up in the internet gender war trainwreck, where we're still arguing over whether women belong in tech or rap...

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ISIS Women's Guide: 'Emasculation of Muslim Men ... Tearing Society Apart'

Posted by Artemis on April 12, 2015 at 10:45 AM Comments comments (0)


by Phyllis Chesler


February 6, 2015

Members of the ISIS' all-female al-Khansaa' Brigade, operating in Raqqa, Syria

ISIS has released a Manifesto on women and girls. Titled "Women in the Islamic State," it i...

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Mansplaining domestic violence. The 2015 Award.

Posted by Artemis on April 5, 2015 at 10:55 AM Comments comments (0)


It’s very early in the new year to be handing out awards for anything, however this piece by psychiatrist and White Ribbon ambassador Tanveer Ahmed on domestic violence earns the author the 2015 No Place...

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Feminists refuse to confront sharia

Posted by Artemis on March 29, 2015 at 10:50 AM Comments comments (0)


Thursday, August 14, 2014

A woman writing for the Irish Independent points out the failure of alleged feminists to condemn sharia:

Last week the Council of Europe brought into effect the Istanbul Convention which aims to combat violence against women. Fourteen countries have so far ratified the convention and 36...

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The Syrian-bound schoolgirls remind us that feminism isn't for everyone

Posted by Artemis on March 15, 2015 at 8:35 AM Comments comments (0)


Melanie McDonagh 25 February 2015 17:01

There is much to be said for Rod Liddle’s view that the fuss over the aspiring jihadi brides fro...

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