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Vicious acid attack on a young Quebec wo

November 30, 2012

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Vicious acid attack on a young Quebec woman (Video) I previously wrote about acid attacks in Pakistan where women are disfigured or lose their lives over any reason a husband deems necessary. According to a BBC http://ow.ly/fIKqR

Youthists & Age Discrimination While att

November 30, 2012

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Youthists & Age Discrimination While attention is given to discrimination against people of different races, gender and sexual orientation, age discrimination remains a topic that few speak about. http://ow.ly/fIKmj

Economic woes push more women into sex w

November 30, 2012

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Economic woes push more women into sex work Students and single mothers are increasingly turning to prostitution as government cuts impact on women who are struggling to make ends meet. http://ow.ly/fIKkt

SC issues guidelines to curb eve-teasing

November 30, 2012

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SC issues guidelines to curb eve-teasing at public places Terming the consequences of eve-teasing as “disastrous,” the Supreme Court on Thursday issued a slew of guidelines to curb the menace. http://ow.ly/fIKfU

MEPs visit Ireland in heat of abortion d

November 30, 2012

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MEPs visit Ireland in heat of abortion debate A delegation from Women’s rights and gender equality committee visited Dublin, Ireland on 29-30 November in the context of Ireland’s upcoming Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The aim of the visit was to learn about gender equality policies in Ireland and exchange views about […]

HIV/AIDS: The female condom showdown Int

November 30, 2012

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HIV/AIDS: The female condom showdown Introduced more than 15 years ago, the female condom has gotten a bad rap, with some comparing it to having sex with a plastic bag, while many others still don’t know about the only female-controlled HIV prevention method available. http://ow.ly/fIK5d

Girl, 15, ‘beheaded’ in Afghanistan afte

November 30, 2012

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Girl, 15, ‘beheaded’ in Afghanistan after her family turned down marriage proposal Two men have been arrested following the death of the teenage girl in Kunduz province, northern Afghanistan Victim, named as ‘Gisa‘, was beheaded by her cousin after she and her family … http://ow.ly/fIK2D