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Forced Pregnancy Testing: Blatant Discri

August 31, 2012

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Forced Pregnancy Testing: Blatant Discrimination and a Gross Violation of Human Rights Earlier this month, news spread of a Louisiana charter schoolâs policy that would have allowed faculty to force any student suspected of being pregnant to take a pregnancy testâand, if the test came back positive, to force her to go on home study. […]

Yemen: A wake up call to early marriage

August 31, 2012

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Yemen: A wake up call to early marriage | Oxfam International Blogs Aisha, Wafa and Hafsa never imagined that their tragedies would signal a wake-up call for the residents of their small village in western Yemen. The two sisters Wafa and Aisha and their cousin Hafsa got married in 2010, when they were all under […]

Why a sex strike is Togolese women’s be

August 31, 2012

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Why a sex strike is Togolese women’s best weapon against dictatorship Let’s Save Togo Women’s Collective: Women fighting for democracy in Togo can freely vote to oust the Gnassingbé dictatorial regime – by saying no in the bedroom http://ow.ly/dnQtZ

The ‘have it all’ generation and trend

August 31, 2012

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The ‘have it all’ generation and trend for working mothers may mean women will have to start learnin… STEVE DOUGHTY: We are all living longer, thanks to our comfy office jobs, better health care, better fitness and less smoking. Women live longer than men, because they just do. Only, now, men have begun catching up […]

One Million Moms Attacks J Lo’s ‘Multi-E

August 31, 2012

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One Million Moms Attacks J Lo’s ‘Multi-Ethnic Mix’ Of Foster Kids TV Pilot As ‘Anti-Family’ | The Ne… One Million Moms is attacking J Lo, Jennifer Lopez, and ABC Family, for producing a pilot about lesbians raising a “multi-ethnic mix of foster and biological kids.” http://ow.ly/dnQoo

Washington State Tells Catholic Church I

August 31, 2012

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Washington State Tells Catholic Church It Can’t Collect To Overturn Gay Marriage | The New Civil Rig… Contrary to plan, Catholic Churches in the state of Washington will not be allowed to collect funds to help overturn that state’s impending same-sex marriage law. http://ow.ly/dnQkU

5 Ways Women Can Use Their Female Advant

August 31, 2012

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5 Ways Women Can Use Their Female Advantage In Male-Dominated Fields – Forbes If you want to see bigger career wins, try openly embracing the qualities that make you different than your male peers. http://ow.ly/dnQde