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Saudi Women Who Defied Driving Ban To Be Tried in Antiterrorism Court

18 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

On Thursday, two Saudi women who were arrested earlier this month for defying the country's driving ban were referred to a court that specializes in terrorism cases, not for the driving itself, but for speaking out against the driving ban on social media. Read more...

Saudi Women Reportedly Referred To Terrorism Court For Driving

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

The women were arrested as they tried to cross the border from UAE, where they had legally obtained drivers licenses. The two are also said to have been active online against the ban.

Repression against women political prisoners of the EPP-September 2014

El gobierno paraguayo no ha parado de fortalecer el aparato político de dominación. Su objetivo es superar la situación que los estrategas imperialistas cualifican como de posible “Estado Fallido”. Un régimen político que no pueda controlar su territorio y a sus “esclavos” (la masa popular) en pleno corazón de Sudamérica es inadmisible para el [...]

Women raped and enslaved by warped Islamic State code that encourages widespread sexual abuse

3 days agoNews : The Raw Story

In the late summer of 2014, the international community watched helplessly as Islamic State (IS) unleashed widespread human rights abuses against civilians across Syria and Iraq, with little standing in its way. Among its actions were various forms of sexual abuse, initially directed against women...

ISIS Using Rape, Torture and Sexual Slavery Against Women and Girls 

Terrorist group du jour and demonic pieces of shit ISIS — also known as Isil and the Islamic State — have had a busy year, beheading journalists and aid workers and terrorizing large portions of Iraq and Syria. The group is also systematically raping, torturing and enslaving hundreds of women and girls, a new report from Amnesty International finds. Read more...

Educating Pakistan's Girl

Awarding the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize to Malala Yousafzai has placed the issue of educational rights for women and girls front and center on the global scene. The 2012 assassination attempt against Yousafzai was a pivotal moment in the...Show More Summary

Look at What Planned Parenthood Built to Stop Pro-Lifers From Helping Women

A Planned Parenthood in Dallas has erected a large concrete wall to block out pro-life protesters who speak out against them on a weekly basis. This huge abortion mega center located at 7989 West Virginia Drive has been strategically placed in the minority community. Dallas area pastor, Stephen Broden and several African American, Hispanic and […]

Katherine McKee And Lisa Join The Long List Of Bill Cosby Accusers

Since Dec. 19, two more women have come forward accusing Bill Cosby of sexual assault. Lisa, who has chosen to only reveal her first name, and Katherine McKee join more than 20 women who have made allegations against the 77-year-oldShow More Summary

Katherine McKee And Lisa Join The Long List Of Bill Cosby Accusers

Since Dec. 19, two more women have come forward accusing Bill Cosby of sexual assault. Lisa, who has chosen to only reveal her first name, and Katherine McKee join more than 20 women who have made allegations against the 77-year-oldShow More Summary

Quickies: Domesticity, women’s fashion, and science visualizations

Categories: Quickies Against domesticity – “Whenever I speak to friends, and ask what they think of domesticity, many say they enjoy living with their partners or spouses. They say they love the... (Read more...)

Using Defamation to Uncover the Truth About Cosby

Allegations that Bill Cosby committed sexual assault against dozens of women have been the subject of much speculation over the past few months. Cosby himself had not spoken on the topic until this weekend, when he addressed the issue for the first time. Show More Summary

Physical violence and fluctuations of cortisol levels in women linked

A new study links physical violence against women by male partners to a disruption of a key steroid hormone that opens the door potentially to a variety of negative health effects. The study by the University of Oregon and the Oregon Social Learning Center looked at daily fluctuations of cortisol levels in men and women. Show More Summary

The NYPD Shooter Had A History Of Mental Health Issues And Violence Against Women

More facts are emerging about his fragile mental state, his criminal history, and the circumstances leading up to his brutal acts on Saturday. The post The NYPD Shooter Had A History Of Mental Health Issues And Violence Against Women appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Democratic Republic of Congo's Dr. Mukwege: ‘How Can One Stay Silent’ in the Face of Sexual Violence?

Dr. Denis Mukwege moved some European parliament members to tears with his speech accepting the 2014 Sakharov Award on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

The Year We Asked the NFL, Budweiser, and TV Land to Solve Violence Against Women

As 2014 comes to a close, DoubleX is looking back on the year that was—the stories we covered and missed that captivated, puzzled, enraged, and delighted us.

It’s not surprising overweight people are being turned away by nightclubs

Should enormously fat women be allowed into nightclubs? The obvious answer is ‘no, of course not, are you out of your f mind?’ But door policies which discriminate against the… Continue reading The post It’s not surprising overweight people are being turned away by nightclubs appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Can Hip-Hop Prevent Honor Killings?

Asking yourself, "where is the hope in today's world?" Check out this 2 minute video from a guy who has had enough of violence against women, and then share it The post Can Hip-Hop Prevent Honor Killings? appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Black Women’s Lives Matter: Film Reveals Little-Known Story of the Grim Sleeper

last weekNews : Truthdig

As an invigorated movement emerges against police killings of black men, a timely new documentary examines American law enforcement’s negligence in the grisly killings of black women for over two and a half decades.

Deadly Boko Haram Raid, 185 Women And Children Abducted, 32 Killed

Local officials and residents have reported that the Nigerian Islamic terrorist organization, Boko Haram, has launched it’s latest attack against northeastern Nigeria this week in Borno state. On Sunday, December 14, the raid was perpetrated by gunmen that drove into the village of Gumsuri from two directions. Show More Summary

I'm a porn star petitioning to end the use of 'shemale' in porn

Using slurs against transgender women isn't just hateful in porn: It has real-world implications for the trans community.

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