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...أنا كإمرأة

Note: This is the Arabic translation of As a Woman, posted on International Women’s Day on March 8, 2015. The translation also appeared in… 25 more words

Arab World

The Conversation on Gender

There is considerable progress in the area of giving girls from all backgrounds the opportunity they deserve as human beings. As educated women we know and understand our worth and refuse to be put down by chauvinistic ideas, whether those ideologies stem from males or our female counterparts. 467 more words


First Person: An Indian’s Trip to Pakistan

By Aarefa Johari, Indian Journalist

When I got selected for the PUAN Women’s Empowerment Conference in Pakistan, I was excited about meeting so many like-minded professionals from across Asia who all believe in women’s rights and work towards it, I was looking forward to stimulating discussions and, of course, travelling to Pakistan itself, which holds so much meaning for an Indian. 367 more words


Dark Days for Women in China?

As in any economy in the world that is being restructured around a pure profit motive—i.e. neoliberal capitalism—China’s social transformation in the past forty years has entailed a complete re-orienting of employment around two major poles: management and labor. 283 more words


Why Brahmins Hate Reservation? - By Periyar E. V. Ramasami

Communal representation is the accredited right of every nation and its government. It is the common right of all citizens belonging to every community. The main motive of the principle of communal representation is to eradicate the unequal status amongst the citizens. 563 more words

Dr B R Ambedkar


The Network of NGOs of Trinidad and Tobago for the Advancement of Women remains shocked at the suggestion of Tobago East MP Vernella Alleyne-Toppin that the Opposition Leader Dr. 339 more words

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