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Big 5 Topics

1. Economic Security    2. Education    3. Health    4. Immigration    5. Violence

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  • July 13, 2010

    Montreal Gazette: In the Canadian city of Ottawa, officials are considering adding "honour killing" to the Criminal Code.  These violent crimes are often directed against girls and women and carried out by male relatives, often with the...

  • June 26, 2010

    Los Angeles Times: A new study posits the plight faced by widows as a human rights issue, many of whom suffer discrimination and abuse,and are trapped in poverty.   The report found at least 245 million widows worldwide, almost half living...

  • June 18, 2010

    Reuters:  Women have been fired upon with paintball guns in the Muslim Chechnya region for not wearing headscarves.  The attackers have driven by women in cars with tinted windows, and posted fliers threatening to escalate the violence...

  • June 17, 2010

    WeNews: This week, new statistics on rising sex traffric in the United States were released, as a congressional bill on human trafficking is readied for voting. Activists continie to debate on solutions to prostitution and sex trafficking, with some...

  • June 16, 2010

    Alternet: Five women from Arizona are part of a delegation that is testifying before Congress about the impact of SB 1070 on immigrant families.  SB 1070 which makes it a crime to be undocumented in Arizona.


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At a time when twelve states have legalized same-sex marriage, it appears that LGBTQ rights are moving in a positive direction, even politically.  Republican politicians are becoming more vocal...
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 2:00pm
Let’s try something. What’s the first word that comes to mind when you hear “gun violence”? OK, what’s the second? Were either of those words “women”?...
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 4:42pm
Shyama Venkateswar, Ph.D., Director of Research and Programs, was interviewed by Pasadena public radio KPCC on March 19th. AirTalk host Larry Mantle explored the controversy over reauthorizing the...
Tuesday, March 20, 2012 - 3:42pm
Today is the culmination of the Nobel Women's Inititative's conference to end sexual violence in conflict.  And how appropriate--they are ending it with a day of action!  Love it. ...
Thursday, May 26, 2011 - 10:38am
Today marks the beginning of the Nobel Women’s Initiative’s Conference on Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict. This three-day conference gathers over 100 women—including Nobel...
Monday, May 23, 2011 - 2:41pm

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