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Angela Robson and the Guardian Whitewash Domestic Violence in Gaza (Palestine)

August 2, 2012


Source Angela Robson’s July 30th article entitled ‘Women in Gaza: how life has changed‘ , which appeared in the Guardian’s World News section, was – for this reader at least – an exercise in time travel. Robson’s report opens with this: Eman, 23, is dressed in a black, veiled jilbab and lives in a collapsing […]

What’s the Cure for Domestic Violence? (U.S.)

August 1, 2012


Source: The Huffington Post By Melissa Carter Domestic violence. We all know what it is, and plenty of money and volunteer time have been spent helping victims of that trauma try to heal. But what we have never really made strides in is stopping it before it happens. To do so, we need to focus […]

India is home of unspeakable crimes against women (India)

July 26, 2012


Deccan Herald by Deepak K Upreti Three African women have won the Nobel peace prize this year for raising effective protest voices against the discrimination and oppression of their gender in highly hostile and conservative surroundings. Who is doing the same in our country which was recently bracketed by the United Nations as the top […]

Happily Abused: How to Use a Woman’s Faith and Trust to Make Her a Willing Accomplice to Her Own Abuse

June 11, 2012


by Vyckie Garrison, No Longer Qivering After stumbling across yet another piece of alarmingly dangerous advice for abused women of faith titled, Surviving Emotional Abuse Six Steps, by Christian author, Darcy Ingraham, I am wishing I had more middle fingers with which to express my extreme irritation. Ack! I will to try to calm down long enough […]