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Tag Archive: women’s rights

Oct 03 2012

Is this what Saudi Arabia wants?

Burqacar

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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Oct 02 2012

Women are disappearing

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Sep 02 2012

My first night with my beloved husband

‘…That night too, Rudra came home and cajoled me by saying, “Good girl, unwind a little, don’t keep yourself so stiff, soften your body a little,” and entered the path he had opened up. In that dark room, made darker by my shut eyes, when I was openly bearing the agony Rudra inflicted on my …

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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.

Early Fireside Chats

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 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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Aug 11 2012

Why I am a Feminist – Rosa Rubicondior

The reason I am a feminist is really quite simple: I am a feminist because I am a Humanist and a socialist. I am a Humanist and a Socialist because I am a human being and I have a single guiding principle which, like a coin, has two sides: I am better than no one. …

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Aug 10 2012

Girls around the world. Warning: Violant Images

A Kurdish or Iranian girl was stoned to death for falling in love with someone who doesn’t belong to the same sect. A girl was whipped in Sudan for wearing trousers. A 17-year-old girl was flogged in Pakistan. A 17-year-old girl was molested in India. Girls around the world get molested, harassed, raped, gang-raped, trafficked, …

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