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Womens Oppression

Our Visible Spectrum Is One in Which Some of Us Are Simply More Expensive Than Others

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 07.08.2014 | World
Soraya Chemaly

I am suggesting that our spectrum is one in which there is nowhere where girls and women are not for sale. Some of us, depending on where we live and what we look like, are simply considered more valuable and expensive than others.

Three Women Receive Nobel Peace Prize For Championing Women's Rights

AP | BJOERN H. AMLAND and LOUISE NORDSTROM | Posted 02.09.2012 | World

OSLO, Norway — Three women who fought injustice, dictatorship and sexual violence in Liberia and Yemen accepted the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize on Sa...

On International Women's Day, Demand That Uprisings Throughout The Middle East Overturn Patriarchal Tradition

Maryam Zar | Posted 11.27.2011 | World
Maryam Zar

It has been long ingrained in mythology and legendry that the good Eastern woman is to serve quietly and to live out her days subservient to the dictates of her master and patriarch.

Did You Barbecue Pig or Pug This Fourth?

Irene Monroe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Irene Monroe

What did you put on your grill this 4th of July? Pork ribs? Beef burgers? Farm-raised chickens? Or, domesticated dogs? No, not hot dogs? Dogs! The one...

Women: Changing the Fate of Our Global Future

Tabby Biddle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tabby Biddle

As more and more women and girls are given opportunity and respect, there is real possibility for bringing balance back to our world.