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Women's rights activists in Saudi Arabia using social media for their right-to-drive campaign http://bit.ly/1sm6WXE #womensrights
Activists in Saudi Arabia are revving up a right-to-drive campaign using social media in the kingdom
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@hrw warns expat women about the UAE, which "fail[s] to respond adequately to reports of domestic violence” http://ow.ly/A1U7x
A charity that monitors human rights has warned that expat women may face unexpected problems in the United Arab Emirates if they experience domestic violence
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France approves law about equality between women and men http://ow.ly/zYWqy
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Why aren't you smiling? Women respond to common form of #streetharassment http://ow.ly/zVS2V
Why aren’t you smiling, baby? Smile! It has got to be the most annoying catcall in the slimy-book, and at this point, one of the least original. When street harassers demand that you smile on the street, it’s annoying — even infuriating — on multiple levels. Let’s go over a few of the reasons,
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How should we respond to this? Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister says: "Women should not laugh in public." http://ow.ly/zKPLi #direnkahkaha
Women should not laugh in public in Turkey, the Deputy Prime Minister has said in a speech on “moral corruption” in the country.
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Check out our handbook on Juvenile Law in Zambia, the first-ever practice guide on Zambian juvenile law. http://ow.ly/A1Vle #juvenilelaw
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"Those women are more oppressed" is a terrible argument against feminism. #stopoppressionolympics #equalityforall
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Jessica Valenti: Beware the enthusiasm shown by anti-feminists for international women’s rights in a fight about equality at home
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Europe must ratify the Istanbul Convention to fight #VAW http://ow.ly/zYVX4
Governments across Europe and the European Union (EU) must swiftly sign and ratify the Istanbul Convention, a new continent-wide tool to prevent and combat violence against women and girls as well as domestic violence.
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Domestic violence refuge provision at crisis point in the UK. http://ow.ly/zVSRv #spreadtheword
Women's groups say broadscale closure of safe houses putting support for some of most vulnerable people back 40 years
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Paid family leave encourages women to stay in the workforce http://ow.ly/zVRH2
The United States lags other developed countries in policies helping working parents, contributing to a dip among women in the labor force.
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In a new study of scientific researchers, 64 percent of participants surveyed said they were sexually harassed or assaulted while doing fieldwork.
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Working for women's rights and our access to justice around the world.
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The Avon Global Center for Women and Justice at Cornell Law School works with judges, legal professionals, and governmental and non-governmental organizations to improve access to justice in an effort to eliminate violence against women and girls.