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Egyptian strike wave topples cabinet

Workers in the state-controlled textile industry, mostly women workers, and public transport workers, sanitation workers, office workers, doctors, and even policemen launched a wave of strikes that caused Egypt’s Prime Minister and his entire cabinet to resign. Continue reading

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Palestinian women discuss statehood

From the November-December 2011 issue of News & Letters: Palestinian women discuss statehood Ramallah, Palestine—The Palestinian Working Woman Society for Development (PWWSD) organized a political discussion on the UN approach to Palestin­ian statehood. Mrs. Amal Khreishe, the general direc­tor, facilitated … Continue reading

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Radium girls honored

From the November-December 2011 issue of News & Letters: Radium girls honored Ottawa, Ill.—Madeline Piller became interested in the Radium Girls of Ottawa, Illinois, in 2006 when she was 12, for her class project. She talked to Ottawa leaders and … Continue reading

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Women World Wide, September-October 2011

From the September-October 2011 issue of News & Letters: Women World Wide by Artemis Unite Here, a union for service workers, has filed charges against the management of Hyatt Hotels for turning heat lamps on hotel housekeepers picketing the Chicago … Continue reading

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