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23 February 2017
19 February 2017
Thousands Joined ‘Walk for Life’ to Protest Extrajudicial Killings and Revival of Death Penalty in the Philippines
"If the response to violence is also violence, we double the violence. We should match it with non-violence."
18 February 2017
Authorities have less than a week to respond to a request that top officials and social media users alike are arguing is unreasonable.
"[The decreasing number of men] exacerbates the problem and negatively affects young women and families, given the social norms that stigmatize unmarried women, divorcees, or even widows."
16 February 2017
"Since our audience is really the three billion internet-connected individuals around the world, we need to think big about how to reach these viewers..."
13 February 2017
The Egyptian government is looking to women preachers as part of its campaign to reform religious discourse, but many are unhappy with the move.
7 February 2017
"I want a different kind of Jamaica for women and girls. And I hope the #TambourineArmy will create that different Jamaica that is needed."
"...when you meet Vietnamese elders, they don’t ask how old you are as much a lot of the time as your year you were born, your zodiac year..."
30 January 2017
27 January 2017
"If I had previously known what I know today, I would never have circumcised a single woman. We have caused much suffering to many daughters and wives."
20 January 2017
Child marriage will likely soon be illegal in Trinidad and Tobago, but the country's new legislation isn't likely to end the controversy surrounding the practice.
13 January 2017
6 January 2017
"The level of barbarity was such that pregnant women got their wombs blown out and massacred before their children. And these innocent children were not spared either..."
31 December 2016
"Has halal political correctness gone overboard? Will we one day see moral police invading houses to ensure that we are eating only halal food? When will common sense prevail?"
29 December 2016
Groups linked to ISIS, Ansar Al Islam or Ansarullah Bangla Team have claimed responsibility for violent attacks on intellectuals and regular citizens. What does this mean for the future?
28 December 2016
26 December 2016
"You know the consequence of prohibition of abortion? Profit for the clinics in neighboring countries, and semi-skilled butchers playing with the lives of the poor."
25 December 2016
24 December 2016
"We do not talk truthfully among ourselves about [...] harassment. Verbal innuendo and unwanted remarks are part of the culture we do not want to get rid of."