Monthly Archive: October 2012

Oct 13 2012

Child marriage is child abuse


“Child marriage is a fundamental human rights violation and impacts all aspects of a girl’s life. We want to alert and raise awareness on the negative effects of child marriage on girls and the society as a whole.” – Anne Stenhammer, regional programme director of UN Women. “Child marriage is not a solution to protecting …

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Oct 10 2012

Humanity needs more Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai received Pakistan’s first National youth Peace Prize from Pakistan’s prime minister, Yousuf Raza Gilani. Malala’s diary when she was 11 years old in 2009: THURSDAY JANUARY 15: NIGHT FILLED WITH ARTILLERY FIRE The night was filled with the noise of artillery fire and I woke up three times. But since there was no …

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Oct 10 2012

Death Penalty is a cruel and inhuman punishment in the name of justice.

Abolish the death penalty. Amnesty International said marking the 10th World Day against the Death Penalty on 10 October: The last decade has seen significant progress towards abolishing the use of the death penalty worldwide, but serious challenges remain before capital punishment is relegated to the dustbin of history. But there is a hope.

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Oct 07 2012

Women speaking out

Feminist icon Robin Morgan is speaking with Mona Eltahawy, Egyptian-American Journalist and activist. Robin Morgan: Mona Eltahawy is an Egyptian-American feminist, brilliant journalist and pal. She was a correspondent for Reuters in Cairo and Jerusalem. She has reported news from the Middle East for The Guardian in the UK. She has written for US News …

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Oct 06 2012

From human stem cells to human eggs to human babies!


Mouse pups are created from lab-made eggs. Kyoto University in Japan managed to make viable sperm from stem cells. Now they have made eggs. From stem cells to mouse eggs to baby mice! Bravo Kyoto University!

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Oct 05 2012

Women were metal workers during the Bronze Age!


Researchers found evidences. Women did metal work in the Bronze Age. An Austrian museum says skeletal remains found in an ancient grave are that of a woman metal worker – the first indication that women did such work thousands of years ago. The Museum of Ancient History says the grave originates from the Bronze Age, …

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Oct 04 2012

Are men truly that stupid?


Bizarre! A German liquor company called G-Spirits is promising customers that “every drop” of its line of alcoholic beverages has been poured on the naked breasts of a certified model— with her approval, of course. The company claims that the stock is limited to a mere 5000 bottles and comes with a certificate, including the …

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Oct 03 2012

Is this what Saudi Arabia wants?


Oct 02 2012

Women do not exist.


Ikea deleted women from the Saudi version of its furniture catalogue. Shame on Ikea!

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