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Lilongwe :: Malawi | almost 4 years ago

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Rating President Kibaki on Friday asked African countries to enact specific laws to enable girls to inherit land and protect rights of widows. Speaking when he officially opened the African Women's Decade (2010-2020) conference, the President said:

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San Francisco :: CA :: USA | almost 4 years ago

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What's the connection between the personhood of a fertilized egg and the personhood of corporations?...On January 21st of this year, perhaps in some cosmically ironic sense a day before the 37th anniversary of Roe v. Wade , the Supreme Court handed

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Victoria :: Canada | almost 4 years ago

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Gender justice was a focus at the UN Summit on the progress of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in New York. A promise was made to address the issue of female genital mutilation (FGM) by newly appointed Secretary General to UN Women Michelle

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Santiago :: Chile | almost 4 years ago

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She expressed alarm over the fact that violence against women is prevalent in many parts of the world, pointing out that the scourge is on the rise...Zou noted that many rapes go unreported due to stigma and trauma, with charges being dropped against

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London :: United Kingdom | almost 4 years ago

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Equality report slams divided Britain Equality and Human Rights Commission highlights discrimination and disadvantage in British society Report charts inequalities in Britain from birth, through education, into the workplace and on to retirement.

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Niš :: Serbia | almost 4 years ago

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Women's awareness of their rights varies greatly in Serbia depending on whether they live in rural or urban environments, Ombudsman Saa Jankovi says. Opening a regional ombudsman conference on gender equality and the implementation of Constitutional

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Johannesburg :: South Africa | almost 4 years ago

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Women in South Africa Walking several paces behind South African women are improving their lot, but it is a struggle Oct 7th 2010 Johannesburg Catching the eye of the Zulu king IN THE latest Mo Ibrahim Index on African governance (see article ),

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Manila :: Philippines | almost 4 years ago

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Philippines To allow them to fully recover after child birth and give them sufficient bonding time with their babies, women should be given longer maternity leave, according to a bill filed in the House of Representatives. House Bill 2583 by Quezon

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Djibouti :: Djibouti | almost 4 years ago

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Human Rights Council (HRC) failed in their attempt to water down a resolution creating a new mechanism to combat discrimination against women, and they are now reserving judgment on how to deal with the initiative. The resolution establishes a

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San Francisco :: CA :: USA | almost 4 years ago

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Choice USA Imagine what it would mean for a fetus to be legally considered a "person." I don't mean with regards to women's reproductive rights -- I think it's safe to say that we all understand the chief intent of anti-abortion "personhood"

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