Tag Archives: Women’s rights

World in View: Murder in Juárez

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: World in View: Murder in Juárez by Gerry Emmett Violence attributed to rival drug cartels has again fallen heavily on the border areas around Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. In one weekend in … Continue reading

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Egyptian women define the struggle

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: Egyptian women define the struggle For Egyptian women the oppression of the last decades was extreme. They could not report the harassment they experienced to anyone, and men face no consequences … Continue reading

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Women transforming the Middle East

From the Jan.-Feb. 2011 issue of News & Letters: Women transforming the Middle East Paradise Beneath Her Feet: How Women are Transforming the Middle East, by Isobel Coleman (Random House, 2010) Many people in the Western world observe the fundamentalism, terrorism … Continue reading

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Women World Wide, Nov.-Dec. 2010

From the Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters: Women World Wide by Artemis Participants at the 25th National Gathering of Women in Paraná, Argentina, denounced physical attacks on feminists by right-wing Catholics who infiltrated their workshops on “Women, Contraception, … Continue reading

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