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Zimbabwe’s Constitutional Court outlaws arrest of sex workers

Zimbabwe’s Constitutional Court has outlawed the arrest of women on charges of soliciting for sex in the absence of confirmation from men that they were offered the services for a fee, local media reported Saturday. 175 more words

Young Lawyer Blog

TED turns away mother and her baby ... from a conference for women

Conference organizers are having a rough week. First it was the organizers of the Denver Comic Con who failed to invite a single woman to sit on a panel about women in comic books. 117 more words

Human And Civil Rights

Personally have never understood the over-politicization of the abortion topic, especially because it’s inherently ironic that decisions about women’s bodies can be dictated in a political arena, which is 

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Fundamental Explainers

Revisting 'Handmaid's Tale'

I like reading books. I love re-reading books.

The first time through a book, I’m just getting into the story. I’m not looking for clues or symbols, not trying to think ahead. 839 more words


Women's Rights - Orthodox Jewish Hasidic sect in Stamford Hill 'bans' women from driving children to school.

We are living in the 21st Century. In the 20th Century we spent a lot of time fighting for Civil Rights. We have had people giving their lives for equality. 135 more words


Anti - Reproductive Rights bills in 10 States ...

By  CAP Action War Room

More Anti-Abortion Bills Threaten Reproductive Rights In Ten States

Abortion rates declined by 13 percent over three years according to the latest data, with researchers finding an increase in birth control use having a more significant effect than restrictive abortion laws. 593 more words

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Global study shows vast majority of women are catcalled before the age of 17

A global study on catcalling, conducted by anti-street harassment group Hollaback! and Cornell University, has shed some light on just how widespread and pervasive the problem of street harassment is. 143 more words

Human And Civil Rights