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Women in Sudan

Literacy Will Tap Into South Sudan's Greatest Resource

Wendi Dwyer | Posted 10.23.2012 | World
Wendi Dwyer

If our goal is to provide education to equip South Sudan to solve its own problems, then it is essential that we teach the women and girls how to read.

Misogyny In The Muslim World: Bound By Culture Or Religion?

Ida Lichter, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Ida Lichter, M.D.

In many Muslim societies, Islamic law deems women inferior to men. A woman's testimony is worth half that of a man, and her independence is restricted by seclusion in the home, laws of guardianship by male kin, polygamy and unilateral divorce.