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The West is flooded by news of all the incessant outrages, but by looking back at history we get a better understanding of what is happening in this forsaken country of ours. Progress is never linear.
Posted on Jun 23, 2014
Tragically, 25-year-old Farzana Parveen’s slaying is one of many cases in which women have been brutalized recently in South Asia, the U.S. and beyond.
Posted on May 31, 2014
The columnist honors the anniversary of women’s suffrage by recognizing those who have done their worst to turn back the clock on women’s rights.
Posted on Aug 23, 2007
Grainy cell phone footage of the brutal
honor killing of 17-year-old Iraqi girl Duaa Khalil Aswad is making its way around the Internet (although the full clip has been taken down from YouTube), and human rights groups such as the Organization of Women’s Freedom in Iraq are speaking out about it on mainstream outlets like CNN. Warning: contains graphic footage
Posted on May 21, 2007
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