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Oct 02 2012

Women do not exist.

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

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Sep 29 2012

Women’s physical security

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Sep 14 2012

‘It is all political. It can be changed.’

Did you listen to Women’s Media Center Live with Robin Morgan on WeAct Radio? Robin Morgan talked with Gloria Steinem. I love these two great feminists, Gloria Steinem and Robin Morgan. They are just so right!

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Sep 05 2012

Some famous male writers in Bengal are worse than Muslim religious fanatics.

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”It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.”— Noel Coward Religious fanatics issue fatwas and demand the book banning of the writers who challenge them. Their demonstrations and processions end to a cul-de-sac or to a mosque. But megalomaniac, misogynistic, macho male writers and their male dominated media …

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Sep 04 2012

A bunch of morons celebrating ‘World Hijab Day’ today.

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Pakistan’s biggest religious political party Jamaat-e-Islami launched a campaign to make it compulsory for women to wear the Hijab in public. The women’s wing of the party has already held demonstrations in several cities demanding that the wearing of Hijab be made a part of the constitution and compulsory in Pakistan, and tomorrow the party …

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Sep 01 2012

Religion Sucks

Islamic scholars in today’s world are not as cruel as Allah. Allah permits men to beat up women. But these scholars try their best to save Allah by saying that Allah does not mean it. What does He mean? Scholars say, He means men should beat up their wives with ‘kindness and respect’. Wow, it …

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Aug 31 2012

Our ancestors and we.

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They’re our ancestors. Men, women and children had fireside dinner and chat 300,000 years ago. Women were not asked to sit in separate places. I do not think women were forced to eat less or leftovers. After 300,000 years, in the 21st century, women are secluded in many parts of the world only because they …

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Aug 27 2012

Why I am a Feminist – Ophelia Benson

I’m a feminist because the world I live in isn’t. I’m a feminist because I feel fully human, just as human as anyone else, including any male person, but the world is not arranged as if women were as human as men. The local portion of the world I live in is much better in …

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Aug 17 2012

”I am not afraid of you. I am not afraid of you” –Pussy Riots

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The Russian authorities have an exceptional talent for letting their mistakes be blown out of proportion. Pussy Riot Found Guilty and Sentenced. Three members of the feminist punk band Pussy Riot were found guilty of “hooliganism” and sentenced to two years in prison today in Russia. The maximum sentence for the charges was seven years. …

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Aug 15 2012

Fuck you, Saudi Arabia

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Saudi Arabia wants to build women-only cities. Dear Saudi Women, When I first heard of Saudi Arabia’s plan to build women-only cities, I got so angry that I shouted, ‘What the fuck! you wanna build a women-only city, like a black-only ghetto? You force women to wear burqa, they have no face, no identity, no …

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