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Protests After Murder of Female Stude...
Dhaka
By Khandaker Azizur Rahman
28 Mar 2016

Hundreds of students from different schools and colleges staged a demonstration on Monday, March 28, at the capital Dhaka’s Shahabag area and blocked the road for 4 hours demanding the arrest of the killers of Sohagi Jahan Tanu, 19, a female student at Comilla Victoria College who was raped and killed. The body of the second year history student and a member of Victoria College Theatre, was recovered from Comilla's Moinamoti area on Sunday night.

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Dhaka
By Khandaker Azizur Rahman
28 Mar 2016

Hundreds of students from different schools and colleges staged a demonstration on Monday, March 28, at the capital Dhaka’s Shahabag area and blocked the road for 4 hours demanding the arrest of the killers of Sohagi Jahan Tanu, 19, a female student at Comilla Victoria College who was raped and killed. The body of the second year history student and a member of Victoria College Theatre, was recovered from Comilla's Moinamoti area on Sunday night, March 27th.

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Dhaka
By Khandaker Azizur Rahman
28 Mar 2016

Hundreds of students from different schools and colleges staged a demonstration on Monday, March 28, at the capital Dhaka’s Shahabag area and blocked the road for 4 hours demanding the arrest of the killers of Sohagi Jahan Tanu, 19, a female student at Comilla Victoria College who was raped and killed. The body of the second year history student and a member of Victoria College Theatre, was recovered from Comilla's Moinamoti area on Sunday night, March 27th.

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Dhaka
By Khandaker Azizur Rahman
28 Mar 2016

Hundreds of students from different schools and colleges staged a demonstration on Monday, March 28, at the capital Dhaka’s Shahabag area and blocked the road for 4 hours demanding the arrest of the killers of Sohagi Jahan Tanu, 19, a female student at Comilla Victoria College who was raped and killed. The body of the second year history student and a member of Victoria College Theatre, was recovered from Comilla's Moinamoti area on Sunday night, March 27th.

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Dhaka
By Khandaker Azizur Rahman
28 Mar 2016

Hundreds of students from different schools and colleges staged a demonstration on Monday, March 28, at the capital Dhaka’s Shahabag area and blocked the road for 4 hours demanding the arrest of the killers of Sohagi Jahan Tanu, 19, a female student at Comilla Victoria College who was raped and killed. The body of the second year history student and a member of Victoria College Theatre, was recovered from Comilla's Moinamoti area on Sunday night, March 27th.

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Dhaka
By Khandaker Azizur Rahman
28 Mar 2016

Hundreds of students from different schools and colleges staged a demonstration on Monday, March 28, at the capital Dhaka’s Shahabag area and blocked the road for 4 hours demanding the arrest of the killers of Sohagi Jahan Tanu, 19, a female student at Comilla Victoria College who was raped and killed. The body of the second year history student and a member of Victoria College Theatre, was recovered from Comilla's Moinamoti area on Sunday night, March 27th.

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Dhaka
By Khandaker Azizur Rahman
28 Mar 2016

Hundreds of students from different schools and colleges staged a demonstration on Monday, March 28, at the capital Dhaka’s Shahabag area and blocked the road for 4 hours demanding the arrest of the killers of Sohagi Jahan Tanu, 19, a female student at Comilla Victoria College who was raped and killed. The body of the second year history student and a member of Victoria College Theatre, was recovered from Comilla's Moinamoti area on Sunday night, March 27th.

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Dhaka
By Khandaker Azizur Rahman
28 Mar 2016

Hundreds of students from different schools and colleges staged a demonstration on Monday, March 28, at the capital Dhaka’s Shahabag area and blocked the road for 4 hours demanding the arrest of the killers of Sohagi Jahan Tanu, 19, a female student at Comilla Victoria College who was raped and killed. The body of the second year history student and a member of Victoria College Theatre, was recovered from Comilla's Moinamoti area on Sunday night, March 27th.

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Dhaka
By Khandaker Azizur Rahman
28 Mar 2016

Hundreds of students from different schools and colleges staged a demonstration on Monday, March 28, at the capital Dhaka’s Shahabag area and blocked the road for 4 hours demanding the arrest of the killers of Sohagi Jahan Tanu, 19, a female student at Comilla Victoria College who was raped and killed. The body of the second year history student and a member of Victoria College Theatre, was recovered from Comilla's Moinamoti area on Sunday night, March 27th.

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Dhaka
By Khandaker Azizur Rahman
28 Mar 2016

Hundreds of students from different schools and colleges staged a demonstration on Monday, March 28, at the capital Dhaka’s Shahabag area and blocked the road for 4 hours demanding the arrest of the killers of Sohagi Jahan Tanu, 19, a female student at Comilla Victoria College who was raped and killed. The body of the second year history student and a member of Victoria College Theatre, was recovered from Comilla's Moinamoti area on Sunday night, March 27th.

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Dhaka
By Khandaker Azizur Rahman
28 Mar 2016

Hundreds of students from different schools and colleges staged a demonstration on Monday, March 28, at the capital Dhaka’s Shahabag area and blocked the road for 4 hours demanding the arrest of the killers of Sohagi Jahan Tanu, 19, a female student at Comilla Victoria College who was raped and killed. The body of the second year history student and a member of Victoria College Theatre, was recovered from Comilla's Moinamoti area on Sunday night, March 27th.

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Dhaka
By Khandaker Azizur Rahman
28 Mar 2016

Hundreds of students from different schools and colleges staged a demonstration on Monday, March 28, at the capital Dhaka’s Shahabag area and blocked the road for 4 hours demanding the arrest of the killers of Sohagi Jahan Tanu, 19, a female student at Comilla Victoria College who was raped and killed. The body of the second year history student and a member of Victoria College Theatre, was recovered from Comilla's Moinamoti area on Sunday night, March 27th.

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Women Obtain Right to Wear Hijab Whil...
Detroit, Michigan
By Yousef Mawry
31 Aug 2015

With the growing Arab-Muslim population in the Detroit suburb of Dearborn, law enforcement has changed some of its police policies in order to accommodate to the religious beliefs of the Muslim population.
The Dearborn police has recently passed a resolution which prevents police officers from forcing Muslim women to take off their Islamic hijab.
The policy change was the result of numerous lawsuits filed against the Dearborn Police Department by Muslim women who were forced to take off their headscarfs in police custody - a move which outraged the Muslim community. Muslim women in Dearborn say they are satisfied with the new policy which allows them to protect their modesty in the arms of the law.

Interviews:
1- Amir Makled (Attorney at Law)
2- Amir Makled (Attorney at Law)
3- Lena Fuad (Worshiper)
4- Marry Fuad (Worshiper)

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Domestic Workers Face 'Modern Slavery...
Hong Kong
By Miguel Candela
01 Mar 2015

320,000 migrant women are exposed to all kinds of physical and psychological abuse in the domestic service sector of Hong Kong. This story is a testimony of their experiences and struggles.

After being repeatedly abused and realizing that her situation would not improve, in a desperate attempt, Kamsiah ran away from her employer's house without money or documentation. Subsequently she was accused of stealing her employer's wallet which was said to contain around 900 US Dollars. Unfortunately, false accusations are a common practice to pressure migrant workers and avoid paying the wages owed to them. Barefooted, without money nor documentation, she sought refuge in a 24-hour fast food restaurant and waited until another compatriot helped her and took her to a shelter.

Esther C. Bangkawayan is the director of Bethune House shelter, where foreign domestic helpers who suffer abuse find shelter, food, and legal advice. They now house about a dozen women in trouble, but at times they even have to squeeze around 20 people in the small house nestled beside a church in Kowloon. A domestic helper herself, Esther is campaigning the government to scrap two rules she deems unfair: one which forbids employees from changing their employers more than three times a year, and another one which doesn’t allow them from changing to work at another sector of the economy.

42 year old filipino domestic helper Grace signed a misleading labour contract to work in Hong Kong but she instead ended up in Dalian, a northeast Chinese city 1,979 km far from Hong Kong. After confronting her employer about the situation, Grace was put into a return flight to Hong Kong without her pending salary and with only 200 RMB in her wallet. Grace has made now a formal complaint against the recruitment agency which made her labour contract. However, she is not very optimistic regarding her chances of recovering the debt of 40,000 pesos she currently has in the Philippines.

Eni Lestari, Indonesian, is the spokesperson for the Justice for Erwiana Committee. A domestic helper herself, she hopes to get justice for one of her compatriots, Erwiana Sulistyaningsih, who came to Hong Kong seeking for a better life and future but instead found a form of modern slavery. Erwiana’€™s employers hit her so severely that her brain has sustained irreversible injuries. As a result, she is unable to walk properly and has blurred vision. Her employer punched Erwiana so violently that her teeth cracked. She was sent to Indonesia with her body full of bruises and 8 US dollars in her pocket. Outraged immigrants like Lestari demand now justice and prison for her attackers. The Court has already declared them guilty and sentence is pending.

On Sundays thousands of Indonesian women gather in the streets and public spaces around Hong Kong to take advantage of their only day off. Most take their own food and an umbrella and talk to their friends all day long.

“€œWe barely have any money, so we have to take our lunch from our employer's house and sit in any public space that we can so we can enjoy our leisure time with our friends,”€ said Kamsiah.

To enjoy their free time and to get to know other immigrant workers in Hong Kong, immigrant groups organize activities for the women, such as beauty contests and self-defense classes in Victoria Park.  Persaudaraan Setia Hati Terate Fight Club teaches women to protect themselves from abusive employers.

Not only helping the women get away from the world of domestic work for the little time they have off or boosting their ability to defend themselves, such activities are the only social contact many have; and friends made during Sundays can be of great importance when difficulties arise.

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Women-only carriages in Thailand
Bangkok
By Ana Salvá
31 Jul 2014

On August 1, 2014, the Thai government brought back train carriages for women and children under 10 years old. These carriages ceased to be operational in 2002 due to financial losses.

This move comes after the shocking rape and murder of Nong Kaem, a girl of 13 who was traveling on an overnight train to Bangkok on July 6. Since this incident hundreds of thousands of people are pressuring the government to take action and toughen penalties for sex offenders, calling for capital punishment.

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Umoja, a Kenyan Village for Abused Women
By Javier Triana
04 Jun 2014

Judy Latukoi talks about her curse with astonishing ease. “My father wanted to marry me with an old man, and I didn't. So I escaped”, she says, her sight focused on her smartphone's display. Judy was then 9 years old. Her story is not new, exclusive or even slightly original. Thousands of girls go through it in Sub-Saharan Africa. Their fathers try to marry them for a dowry. Maybe some cows, a symbol of whealth among the Samburu, in Northern Kenya, where Judy comes from.
“I was told about a place near Archers Post where they could help me. A village for women”, she adds. Thirty-five women live there currently. Umoja (Unity in Kiswahili) was founded in 1990 by fifteen women allegedly raped by British soldiers and it was born merely as a group. After trying to get funding through several activities to no avail, they found the recipe for success: to create a village in which they could live safely and promote it to touristm
“We saved for months”, says the leader, Rebecca Lolosoli. “After we applied for the land [on which Umoja stands today], men came and beat us saying women should not own land”. But their project went ahead. Now the women proudly say that unwanted men are afraid of entering their village, as they've been severly fined by the Police. Umoja is an oasis for those who flee abuse, forced marriage or female genital mutilation. But it's not only about that – its residents try to educate the surrounding communities on women rights and health too. “Mothers teach their children not to beat their wives and to be responsible for the children they have”, Judy explains.
UN Women figures show that 21 per cent of Kenyan women have been sexually abused during their lifetimes, but not even 6 per cent of those report to the police. The situation is no different in the rest of the continent.
Generating income for Umoja's residents poses another challenge. Especially since Umoja (part of the 'Half the Sky' Movement) is a drought-prone area. That's why Rebecca designed a new way of subsistence – instead of depending on the traditional cows and goats, they decided to grow chicken whose eggs they sell in a nearby market.
Several donors and NGOs also provide funds for the development of the village, composed by ten huts in a dusty fenced compound. Umoja survives basically on selling beadded jewelry to the very few tourists that hit this spot of Kenya. They recently acquired a water tank with funds from the sales of their products in the United States.
The entrance fee they charge to visitors is used to fund a pre-school for their children. But if there are no men in Umoja, how do the women breed? Judy replies: “If they want to have children, young women like me go outside the village, look for a boyfriend, get pregnant, leave him, and come back with the baby”.

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Bedouin Women Struggling through Trad...
Arish, Egypt
By zeer news
21 May 2013

Background:

The place of women within the tribal system of the Bedouins of North Sinai is very restricted and anchored to very specific traditions. The situation of Bedouin women, in fact, is connected to the tribal structure. In the Bedouin culture, the status of families is determined by their size. Women are thus both venerated and marginalized to the role of "birth givers". 
Therefore, Bedouin women are obliged to marry as soon as possible and they are subject not only to a strict cultural code, but also to a strict sexual code of conduct. Each individual, through his action, represents his family as a whole in the society. Each shameful or not acceptable conduct will damage the honor of the entire family. 
Being subject to these strict codes and rules, only a very small minority of Bedouin women have access to the public sphere and to social life outside the domestic walls.
In this reportage it will be shown the voices of both Bedouin and Egyptian women and men, that are fighting for a social change for Bedouin women, and that explain the situation for women in Sinai.

Selwa el Hirsh, an active woman of the Billi tribe of Rabaa (near Bir el Abd) shows her struggle in trying to enable Bedouin women to integrate in the economical sphere of their families through handicraft. She explains the importance of women in participating in the economy of the family.
Mona Barhoum, is an activist in Rafah, engaged on women and development issues. She gave more then 5000 ID to Bedouin women and she run as a candidate in the last parliamentary elections.
Sheikh Arafat, a sufi sheikh of the tribe of the Sawarka, is the director of the Al Gora Society (in al Gora, in the nearby of Sheikh Zwaid), an NGO working on human rights and development in Sinai.
Said Hytaiek is a Bedouin activist of Sheikh Zwaid, explaining how the policies of the last 30 years on Sinai didn't bring any progress on the women issues in the region.
Sheikh Goma el Tarrabin, a member of the most facultous families of the Tarrabin, and very famous smuggler, explains ( only audio) the traditions and marriage in the tribal system.
Sheikh Abd el Hendy, an Orfi judge (the traditional Bedouin legislation) of Chabaana, in the nearby of Sheikh Zwaid explains the legislative status of women in the Bedouin traditions.

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00:00 - 01:00 Selwa El Hirsh: “In the name of Allah my name is Selwa el Hirsh, a leader for the women of North Sinai. I am a Bedouin, the tribe of Baradeya, family el-Hirsh.
We have here six places: Bir el Abd, Sinai is Bir el Abd, el Arish, this is the capital, Sheikh Zwaid, Rafah, el-Hassala, Nekhel. We have six areas in North Sinai. Women in the past were very weak, she tried to cultivate to help her husband to grow her boys, girls in the house. There is no learning, no culture, nothing, only she was growing some sheep in the house.”

Images: man on the beach of el-Arish, el Arish University, militaries walking on the beach of el Arish, Chabaana (Sheikh Zwaid )peach trees, palm trees of the beach of El Arish, rooftops and building of el Arish, Orfi tribunal in Chabaana, fruit trees in Bir el Abd, woman with child in her balcony, children playing in Rabaa village, sheep in cage in Chaabana.

01:00- 02:04 Sheikh Arafat (director of Al-Gora Society): “Despite all the services we do for women, there is still a lot of challenges in Sinai community because of the uneducated ones and because the women they cannot finish their education in so many places in this region. And the other places the girls leaving school in the primary school because there are no preparatory or high schools for them. At some other places they stop at high schools because there are no universities and sometimes the university is too far and not easy to reach.”

Images: Bedouin men in peach trees in Chabaana, Flyer of Al-Gora Society activities on women, two Bedouin women in traditional clothes and baby, particular of the mother holding the baby, Bedouin women and the baby, village of Sheikh Zwaid with girls and donkey chariot.

02:04- 02:34 Said Hytaiek (activist):
“The women in Sinai suffer a lot because she lives in a men community that does not believe in the woman goal nor the woman rights. And she lives in a community that puts her role only inside the house.”

Images: Women with Niqab and baby walking in the street, main street of El Arish.

02:34- 03:11 Goma Tarrabin (Tarrabin rich man and smuggler):
“My name is Goma Abu Sahba Tarabin tribe, Sinai, Egyptian citizen like any other Egyptian citizen, Muslim, Arab and we have our custom and tradition in our community that we cannot change. The women’s state in Sinai is not like anywhere else. And because of our customs and traditions that we have for long time, from our grand-grandparents, we can’t change the women state in 10 or 20 years.”

Images: Bedouin men and children in a Bedouin hut on the beach of el Arish, children in the hut, beach of el Arish, Bedouin man preparing Shisha.

03:11– 03:38 Selwa el Hirsh:
“We have here rules, in Sinai, between the tribes. We have rules. No one from the other tribes can touch me. Ok? We have rules here, but now no one care about the rules, women not safe, families not safe, the adults not safe.”

03:38- 04:11 Goma Tarrabin:
“one of the problems women faces in Sinai is education, marriage, even in growing up their children and sometimes the husband gets married more than two or three times. The average of getting married in the Bedouin community starts from 16.”

Images: Bedouin women with children, two Bedouin women (one working) with children, Bedouin teenager girls preparing tea on the seaside.

04:11- 05:39 Judge Abd el Hady (Orfi judge):
“I am el haj abdel hady atteia hassan, from Ashira el Mansoureya, I am an Orfi judge. And one of the most important people in Sinai. The Orfi law is when the people have some problems and they have to sit with Orfi to solve the disputes. The society gives to women a lot of options, a lot of freedom, for ex is she can go to all the houses, so now she is a strange person there, so the father of the house deals with her like if he was her owner. If she wants to divorce she can. If she wants rights, give her the rights. She goes to Massaid and Massaid take a lot of care of her.”

Images: particular of hands taking a cigarette, inside the Bedouin Tribunal, men listening to the judge, three Bedouin men in the tribunal listening to the judge, portrait of one man listening to the judge, portrait of another Bedouin smoking a cigarette and listening to the judge, outside of the Tribunal judge talking with a man, zoom on judge talking with the man.

05:39- 06:59 Selwa el Hirsh:
“Some of us(women) are educated, and we have a job. But the others women here don't have a job, and she wants to help her husband, she wants to make something in the family, for her family. These productions help the family to have many money, so she is trying her husband to bring money to her, she want to increase the income of the family. Our grandmothers give us this: When I was a child my mother gave me one piece and she asked me to look at her and to teach me how to do it. Since the childhood until she becomes an hold woman. All her life. If she increases the income, the Governorate increases its income, the country, all Egypt, increases its income. Our economy is low now, we want to raise our economy, by cultivating Sinai, by these productions, by make factories.”

Images: particular of hands of woman working on handicraft, Bedouin women working, other Bedouin woman sitting beside her husband while she works, handicraft clothes in the trade show in Arish University, Bedouin women laughing with her husband, Bedouin family sitting all together under the shadow of a tree while women are working, old Bedouin woman, market in Arish, manequins of women clothes.

06:59- 07:25 Said Hytaiek:
“ we want to have a civil country to give the woman all her rights, even Mubarak did not commit on the rights of the women and the state organizations they have never given any solutions to solve all the women’s problem in Sinai, or even all over Egypt.”

Images: Arish downtown, woman in Niqab with two daughters crossing the street, Arish downtown, two women (one veiled one in Niqab) with their children.

07:25- 07:48 Selwa el Hirsh:
“Hosni Mubarak government and Morsi government, all of them don't care about Sinai. They (the women) are trying, in politics, to have places in politics in Sinai, on the TV, they want to appear to speak about problems in Sinai.”

Images: Selwa presenting handicraft products made by Bedouin women, Selwa talking with a man.

07:48- 08:56 Mona Barhoum (political activist):
“The situation of women in Sinai, is the same like all the Egyptian women. They got backward in everything that they gained before the revolution, like their membership in the local committees and making the decisions.
The main issue is that there is no faith in woman role in the political life by the political parties. And she is very welcome when she is voting, but she is not when she is a member. As Sinai people now we ask the actual government to invest and develop Sinai.”

Images: Mona walking in the entrance of the court, Mona with her cat, portrait of Bedouin woman in traditional clothes, two Bedouin women with kids in the garden of the house, Bedouin woman eating fruits from a tree, Mona going outside of her house.

08:56- 09:10 Selwa el Hirsh:
“Everything is related to the woman, Woman is member of this society. If the society is good the woman will be good, if the society is bad, the woman will be bad. Everything is back to us.”

Images : Bedouin girls playing a game on the sand.

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FLASH MOB IN KUALA LUMPUR
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
By Mais Istanbuli
08 Mar 2013

Malaysians call for an end to violence against women. Hundreds of people danced to the song "Break the Chain" in a Flash Mob organised by Body Shop staff in Kuala Lumpur on International Women's Day, 2013.

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Bulgaria
By Maia DK
01 Mar 2013

Mitko, 5, and Kircho, 8, on the roof of their house, March 2013

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Bulgaria
By Maia DK
28 Feb 2013

Vishna and her children (from left to right) Iliya, 14, Kircho, 8, and Sonya, 9, have their breakfast on Sunday morning. February 2013

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Bulgaria
By Maia DK
28 Feb 2013

Vishna and her two sons, Kircho and Mitko, wait for Sasho, son-in-law to go to the cemetery on BUlgarian All Souls Day, March 9, 2013

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Bulgaria
By Maia DK
28 Feb 2013

Vishna changes Kircho's clothing, prepares to go the public bath house that she visits twice a week. February 2013

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Bulgaria
By Maia DK
28 Feb 2013

Dinner at the end of the day. Vishna calls Mitko, who is deaf, to eat. January 2013

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Bulgaria
By Maia DK
28 Feb 2013

Sneja, 5, Vishna's grandchild, and Sonya, 9, daughter, look at the pictures early in the morning, March 2013

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Bulgaria
By Maia DK
27 Feb 2013

Sonya, daughter, and Hristo, grandson, count left money that Sonya got at the boarding school for the weekend. February 2013

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Religious Flag Hoisting In Maha kumbh
Allahabad, India
By newspoint
12 Dec 2012

In Mahakumbh, the Junna Akhara group has been given the right to Shadhvi, which is the practice of being a nun. This is being done to hoist their religious Saffron flag at Confluence in Allahabad.

In Sri Dashnam, the Junna Akhara is also the largest of the 13th Akharas in the country. Junna Akhara has given space to the Sadhvis Nuns within their own region and set an illustration which emphasize equal rights for all women.

“We don’t underestimate the Sadhvis. They have been given equal rights with respect. Juna Akhara are providing equal space to the Sadhvis flag. In 2007 Jauna Akhara also gave equal Space to Sadhvis. these ladies are nuns and we look at them as a Sati. ”

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“Men have played a big role in our flag hoisting. We cannot do this work alone. Women have been grateful to us for suggesting different locations. We are cooperating with each other.”

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All female political party in Palesti...
Safa, Palestine
By Andy Beale
01 Nov 2012

Members of the "Binet al Balad" party working with a male consultant to organize their political campaign.

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All female political party in Palesti...
Safa, Palestine
By Andy Beale
01 Oct 2012

Suhair Saleh and female politicians from other regions of the West Bank are attending a workshop organized by the NGO MIFTAH (The Palestinian Initiative for the Promotion of Global Dialogue and Democracy), to organize their campaign for the up coming elections.

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All female political party in Palesti...
Safa, Palestine
By Andy Beale
01 Oct 2012

Elham Hamad (right) and Suhair Saleh (left) work together at the all female political party "Binet al Balad" in the town of Safa in the West Bank. Together, they work for women's rights in their region.

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All female political party in Palesti...
Safa, Palestine
By Andy Beale
01 Oct 2012

Elham Hamad, who works at the all female political party from Safa, "Binet al Balad".

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Kurdish women sitting inside the firs...
Derik, Derik, Syria
By benjaminhiller
19 Jul 2012

Kurdish women sitting inside the first women center in liberated the Syrian city of Derik. The Kurdish umbrella organization Tev Dem has set up this women center to educate the local women in women rights and self defense against male oppression.

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Kurdish women sitting inside the firs...
Derik, Derik, Syria
By benjaminhiller
19 Jul 2012

Kurdish women sitting inside the first women center in liberated the Syrian city of Derik. The Kurdish umbrella organization Tev Dem has set up this women center to educate the local women in women rights and self defense against male oppression.