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Saudi Arabia’s judoka strikes blow for women’s rights at Olympics

August 3, 2012

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Source: The Guardian  by Esther Addley Wojdan Shaherkani has become the first Saudi woman to compete at the Games in London Saudi Arabia’s Wojdan Shaherkani has struck a blow for gender equality at the Olympics. Photograph: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters A 16-year-old girl who has never before competed in an international competition has struck a blow for […]

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 […]

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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Saudi judo player “will not compete” without headscarf (Saudi Arabia)

July 30, 2012

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Source Saudi Arabia’s female athletes took up the back during the opening ceremony in London. In a statement that could dampen the push for Saudi Arabia accepting female athletes to compete in the London Olympic, judo player Wojdan Ali Seraj Abdulrahim Shaherkani said she would withdraw from her competition if she is not allowed to […]

Women from Muzaffarnagar villages burn jeans and tops

July 23, 2012

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LUCKNOW: Hundreds of girls from Dudaherdi village and its adjoining areas in Muzaffarnagar burnt heaps of jeans and tops that they had collected from local girls as a symbol of their resolve not to wear the outfits which are not traditionally Indian and which, they believe, add to the possibilities of girls being subjected to […]

Women in Shanghai have taken to the city’s underground in protest after authorities warned them to cover-up on the tube in order to avoid sexual harassment.

July 23, 2012

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Source:The Telegraph Shanghai women protest on underground after being told to cover up A small group of women took to the underground on Sunday with their faces covered and holding signs reading: “I can be flirtatious but you can’t harass” and “We want to feel cool! We want no dirty hands!” “We believe women have […]