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Women's Issues
Women face a variety of different issues globally. Keep abreast of the plights of women from around the world. We truly are one community.

Afghanistan Reads star
Afghanistan Reads! aims to build literacy rates among Afghan women and girls.

Ameneh Bahrami and the Sword of Nemesis star
Is there a place for the ancient concept of retributive justice in modern times? Barbaric crimes against women occur with grave frequency and there is a reason Lady Justice carries a sword. Consider the case of Ameneh Bahrami and her invocation of retributive justice.

Beijing Grants First Temporary Protective Order star
Kim Lee, an American married to Li Yang, the popular Chinese founder of Crazy English, has been granted a temporary protective order by a Beijing Court. Lee's is the first such order to be granted in Beijing.

Creating Opportunities for Women in Haiti star
Many still live in squalor years after the earthquakes in Haiti. Ties that Matter, an Atlanta based non-profit is trying to change that by helping women earn income.

Cultivating Kindness to End Community Violence star
A 23 year old medical student was brutally beaten and gang raped in New Delhi, India. She died two weeks later. Cultivating kindness in kids, and nurturing it in adults, may be one piece of the puzzle when it comes to ending cruelty and violence.

Global Issues star[offsite link]
Extensive site with articles on women´s issues world-wide.

International Campaign Against Honour Killings star[offsite link]

Malala Yousafzai Inspires Activism star
Malala Yousafzai's activism reminds us that we must find our own ways to improve the lives of women and girls - ourselves included.

Nigeria’s Lady Mechanic Initiative star
Sandra Aguebor-Ekpeuoh is a mother of six and a change agent for women in Nigeria. She is the founder of Nigeria's Lady Mechanic Initiative. To date more than 300 women have completed the program.

Where in Libya is Eman al-Obeidy star
Has the truth regarding the actual rights of Libyan women become evident in the face of Eman al-Obeidy? Where is she and is she safe?

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