Category Archives: Women’s Issues

Melinda Gates on Tech Innovation- Global Health and Her Own Privilege – By David Marchese – The New York Times

I’m curious about how you decide which strategies you use to try to accomplish your goals. You’re a huge supporter of family planning, but you never explicitly work to get politicians who, say, want to repeal Roe v. Wade voted … Continue reading

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Serena Williams Spotlights Tennis Inequities, but in the Best Way? – By Juliet Macur – NYT

“Had I behaved like that on a tennis court, I would have expected to get everything that happened to Serena,” said Martina Navratilova, who won 18 Grand Slam singles titles and a record nine Wimbledon titles, and has been a … Continue reading

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Thermostats- Locks and Lights: Digital Tools of Domestic Abuse – By Nellie Bowles – NYT

By Nellie Bowles June 23, 2018 451 查看本文中文版查看本文繁體中文版 SAN FRANCISCO — The people who called into the help hotlines and domestic violence shelters said they felt as if they were going crazy. One woman had turned on her air-conditioner, but … Continue reading

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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.

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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.|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

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“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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