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Testimony reveals systematic abduction a

September 28, 2015

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Testimony reveals systematic abduction and abuse of thousands of women and girls as young as 12, held in ‘rape camps’ across Unity state

Pope Francis’ call to Congress last week

September 28, 2015

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Pope Francis’ call to Congress last week to end capital punishment has sparked renewed interest in efforts by anti-death-penalty activists to halt the execution of Kelly Gissendaner, the only woman on Georgia’s death row, scheduled for Tuesday.

Rania Abouzeid writes about prostitution

September 28, 2015

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Rania Abouzeid writes about prostitution and women’s rights in Iraq, as the Islamic State and militias seize control of the country.

State can’t force women to have their t

September 28, 2015

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State can’t force women to have their tubes tied, nor would it want to, says minister.

Millennium development goals report says

September 28, 2015

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Millennium development goals report says African leaders must build on progress, seek fresh finance and beef up data to meet the new global goals

Report alleges serious setback for democ

September 28, 2015

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Report alleges serious setback for democracy as 40,000 removed from jobs and police and media figures imprisoned

Pope Francis, you are likely a wonderful

September 28, 2015

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Pope Francis, you are likely a wonderful person but you apparently have little sense of justice when it comes to the marginalized and still disenfranchised Indigenous peoples of America.