Category Archives: Women’s Issues

Opinion | What Happens When Abortion Is Banned? – By Michelle Oberman – NYT

Abortifacient drugs have become so readily available in places like Chile and El Salvador that it has become impossible to enforce abortion bans. That was also the case in Ireland, where by some accounts, before last month’s legalization vote, at … Continue reading

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Jemera Rone- Investigator Who Bared Human Rights Abuses- Dies at 71 – NYT

A super woman. Jemera Rone, Investigator Who Bared Human Rights Abuses, Dies at 71 Ms. Rone left a legal career on Wall Street to focus on exposing and seeking justice for human rights violations in El Salvador and Sudan. nytimes.com

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A Rapist’s Nightmare A girl in India resists threats and bribes to pursue the upper-caste men she says gang-raped her. nytimes.com|By Nicholas Kristof

Saint Nicholas: “LUCKNOW, India — FOR as long as anyone can remember, upper-caste men in a village here in northern India preyed on young girls. The rapes continued because there was no risk: The girls were destroyed, but the men … Continue reading

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The Courtesan

Originally posted on Franklenstein:
“A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song” The Courtesan ~ Alexandra Curry  There is not one element in this story that a Historical Fiction fan could…

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