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... Pahuja’s direction exposes this largely unknown female world that prepares women for traditional Hindu social roles as wives and mothers, but also for militia-style combat in defense of the Hindu nation, if necessary. Pahuja is the first filmmaker to have gained access to these exclusive camps organized by the Durga Vahini group....
This guest post by Asma Sayed previously appeared at AwaaZ Magazine and appears here as part of our theme week on Asian Womanhood in Pop Culture. Cross-posted with permission. “I hate [Mahatma] Gandhi; frankly speaking, I hate Gandhi,” declares Prachi, a 24-year-old young woman.
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The revival of execution methods most people had long considered relics of a more barbaric past exposes the real state of class relations in America.
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Malawi has one of the world's highest rates of child marriage. Half of girls wed before their 18th birthday and nearly one in eight is married by 15
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Perpetrators are breaking into homes at night and stealing away the girls, campaigners say
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Fraidy Reiss, who was coerced in her teens to marry a man she barely knew, runs the nonprofit group that helps women get out of arranged marriages and refocus their lives.
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... First, the waists. I had been so worried about the whiteness, the blondeness, the general thinness, that I forgot to think about the waists, but during my viewing, all I could do was stare at Lily James and Cate Blanchett’s waists....
Written by Colleen Clemens. I took my daughter to see Kenneth Branagh's live action Cinderella over the weekend, even though before my daughter was born, I swore there would be no princesses. We knew she was a girl early on but, much to the consternation of those around us, didn't share the news ...
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In a ground breaking case, two victims of child marriage call on Zimbabwe's government to make marriage under 18 illegal
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A mob, largely made up of men, attacked the woman with sticks and stones, beating her to death before setting her body alight, while police reportedly looked on.
Witnesses said the crowd had accused the woman of burning a copy of the Koran....
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Gender Issues and Human Rights publishes information about gender discrimination and abuses, gender identity, inequalities and injustice, human rights violations, etc.
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