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Masculine Genital Mutilation

The misery of Machismo (Sexism) comes to unprecedented limits, when in addition to acting out its violence, it tries to present advances in equality as an attack against men. 1,199 more words

Activism

After years of silence, Turkey’s women are going into battle against oppression

As a high-school student in Turkey, whenever I took the bus I would make sure to keep an open safety pin in my hand – to poke molesters with. 79 more words

Middle East

Why more men should fight for women’s rights

Özgecan Aslan was a 20-year-old psychology student with dreams, fears and aspirations who was tortured and murdered by a man. She could have become just another statistic in a global pandemic of male violence against women, but in Turkey and neighbouring Azerbaijan she has become an icon. 7 more words

Reportages

An Angel Whose sword is Pen-Barya!

   Mildred K Barya graduated from Makerere University, Uganda, with a Bachelor’s degree in Literature, an MFA in Creative Writing from Syracuse University, New York, and is currently a PhD fellow at the University of Denver, Colorado. 429 more words

Creativity And Arts

''Žene – Jučer, danas i sutra''

Moja baka, rođena 1927. godine, kada je pitaju za čim žali u dosadašnjem životu, pored gubitka najmilijih, odgovoriće što nije završila bar osnovnu školu.

Ona zna da piše i čita jer je pohađala dva razreda, ali tada je toj djevojčici željnoj znanja školovanje surovo prekinuto. 606 more words

Ritam života

IDP CAMPS: CIRCLE OF RAPE & CHILD TRAFFICKING

Fact emerging from an investigative report conducted by Daily Trust 13 February 2015; with support of Ford Foundation reveals an inhumane, illegal, and exploitative trend of rape and child trafficking in Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps, especially in North East Nigeria; mostly ravaged by the 5-year Boko Haram insurgency. 448 more words

Nigeria

When I fell in love with Istanbul

Traveling is not always easy. We take it for granted when we can afford it, when we’ve been taught how to handle and cherish it. But there are people on this planet, and there are worlds and ideologies behind them that make them feel as small and as threatened as it only could be, just so that they never ever think of leaving. 730 more words

Istanbul