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My rapist is now an advocate: Victim narrates the tale of horror #Vaw #WTFnews

Delhi, Hindustan Times   December 18, 2014 First Published: 08:50 IST(18/12/2014) | Last Updated: 14:11 IST(18/12/2014) I am waiting for the day when I’ll be a judge after clearing the Provisional Civil Services (PCS) exam. I am striving hard to realise… Continue Reading →

#India – Untouchable to indispensable: the Dalit women revolutionising waste

Pune has give an army of mostly Dalit (‘untouchable’) women the sole rights to collect and recycle the city’s mountains of trash Carlin Carr in Mumbai Guardian Professional, Tuesday 1 July 2014 17.24 BST   An Indian worker carries a bag… Continue Reading →

Indian Women: Landless In The Village, Homeless In The City #Wtfnews

Wednesday, 9 April 2014 15:14 Pushpa Achanta   Irrespective of why and how they start living in the open, for women on the streets each day is a challenge – whether it is in cooking a meal by the roadside,… Continue Reading →

When women go unheard #Vaw #Womenrights

By Winnie Byanyima27 March 2014 Winnie Byanyima, the head of Oxfam, at the World Economic Forum in 2014. Photo by: Jolanda Flubacher / World Economic Forum / CC BY-NC-SA The evidence is clear: Strong development and the achievement of women’s rights are intrinsically bound… Continue Reading →

U.N. Probes Canada’s Neglect of Aboriginal Women #Vaw

By Sally Armstrong WeNews guest author Sunday, March 9, 2014 The first CEDAW investigation in a developed country is a “big black eye for Canada,” says one activist. The findings may not produce government action, but can stir activism, says… Continue Reading →

#India – In search of the ordinary woman #vaw #womenrights #mustread

PRABHA SRIDEVAN Contrary to the perception that she is vengeful and abuses the law, all she wants is a life of dignity Is there an Ordinary Woman? We need an image of her, if we have to negotiate a space… Continue Reading →

Turkish Women Point Out Pitfalls of Fertility Push #Reproductiverights #Vaw

By Erin Browner WeNews correspondent Tuesday, August 27, 2013 The prime minister’s statements against abortion and in favor of large families have something like the power of unwritten law. That’s why some women have joined the anti-government protests and others… Continue Reading →

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