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Child sex trafficking in US hotels? One woman’s plea for action.

March 15, 2013

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Source The first time someone mentioned human trafficking to Kimberly Ritter, she had only a vague idea of what it was. “Isn’t that something that happens in third-world countries?” she asked. That was 2008. Today Ms. Ritter might be said to have two careers. On the one hand, she’s still a meeting planner, a 20-year […]

Indian women live in fear of violence

December 20, 2012

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Source Photo: AP Indian people hold candles as they participate in a candlelight vigil outside the hospital, where the recent rape victim is being treated, in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. The hours-long gang-rape and near-fatal beating of a 23-year-old student on a bus in New Delhi triggered outrage and anger across the […]

Online Discussion on Prevention of Violence Against Women (Global)

August 3, 2012

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Source: Inter Press Service NEW YORK , Jul 31 2012 (IPS) – UN Women [http://www.unwomen.org/ ], which  has launched an online discussion about violence against women,  is offering a chance to civil society organizations worldwide to provide their views from their own cultures. The two week long platform, which is taking place through 3 August,  […]

Topless Feminist Protest Against Olympics ‘Sharia Law’ In London (PICTURES) (U.K.)

August 3, 2012

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Source: The Huffington Post Topless feminist activists stormed central London yesterday, part of a radical Ukrainian group, protesting the Olympics’ “support” for radical Islamist regimes. Four women with bare breasts and slogans, including “No Sharia” daubed on their bodies carried out the protest at City Hall near Tower bridge – until they were arrested by […]

Activists Demand Open Hearing on Air Force Sexual Assaults (U.S.)

August 2, 2012

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Source (WASHINGTON) — Survivors of sexual assault in the military delivered a petition with more than 10,000 signatures to Congress Thursday demanding an open hearing on the sexual abuse scandal at Lackland Air Force base just minutes before the House Armed Services Committee began a closed-door briefing on Lackland. More than 30 female trainees say […]

02London Olympics 2012: Naked Femen Activists Arrested in Sharia Protests

August 2, 2012

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Source:International Business Times Participation of countries that apply Sharia law goes against Olympic principles of peace and philanthropy, say radical feminists By Gianluca Mezzofiore: Subscribe to Gianluca’s RSS feed Police arrests semi-naked Femen activist in protest against participation of Sharia countries in the London 2012 Olympics (Twitter) Five French members of the Femen radical feminist […]

Femen stage topless anti-Islamist Olympic protest in London (Video)

August 2, 2012

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