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As Obama celebrates, Yemen is hit with a drone strike

by Avaaz Team – posted 09 November 2012 10:13 Americans protest the use of drones (Getty) Just hours after President Barack Obama celebrated his re-election early Wednesday morning, it appears he approved a drone strike in Yemen that killed three… Continue Reading →

#Yemen: Security Forces Raiding Aden Hospitals

Forcible Arrests of Alleged Militants Threaten Health Care OCTOBER 20, 2012 Saleh Amhad Abdullah, 16, in intensive care at Aden‘s al-Nabiq Hospital, two days after being shot in the head on October 7, 2012, during an exchange of gunfire while… Continue Reading →

Street Sexual Harassment and power of Hard Evidence #VAW

August 7, 2012 by Holly Kearl One day, during a typical 15-minute walk from her office to her apartment in the center of Brussels, 25-year-old graduate film student Sofie Peeters was harassed 11 times. To channel her frustration with her inability to commute in… Continue Reading →

Female circumcision anger aired in India #FGM

By Rupam Jain Nair | AFP – Tue, Apr 24, 2012  AFP A Muslim woman from the Bohra community … Ashgar Ali Engineer, a Bohra Muslim … Eleven years ago, Farida Bano was circumcised by an aunt on a bunk bed in her family home at the end of her 10th… Continue Reading →

Too Young to Wed

Stephanie Sinclair, for the Pulitzer Center Every year, throughout the world, millions of young girls are forced into marriage. Child marriage is outlawed in many countries and international agreements forbid the practice yet this tradition still spans continents, language, religion… Continue Reading →

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