- Iran’s health minister calls for lockdowns enforced by military August 1, 2021
- Qatar’s Barshim, Italy’s Tamberi share Olympic high jump gold August 1, 2021
- Egypt: Eight soldiers killed in Sinai ‘anti-terrorism’ operations August 1, 2021
- US COVID spike: ‘More pain and suffering’ ahead, says Fauci August 1, 2021
- Mexico holds referendum on whether to investigate ex-presidents August 1, 2021
- Canada officially marks first nationwide Emancipation Day August 1, 2021
- Ismail Haniya re-elected as leader of Palestinian group Hamas August 1, 2021
- Belarus Olympic athlete says taken to airport against her wishes August 1, 2021
- Ethiopian parents living in agony as students stranded in Tigray August 1, 2021
- Italy’s Jacobs wins men’s 100 metres gold at Tokyo Olympics August 1, 2021
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- Haitians Don’t Want What the Interventionists Are Selling
- Syrian Insurgents Guilty of ‘Red Line’ 2013 Sarin Chemical Attack, Study Finds
- ‘Maximum Pressure’ Is Malicious and So Are Its Supporters
- Conflicts of Interest: The FBI’s Role in Fabricating ‘Terrorism’ Plots
- War Powers Reform Bill Far Better Than Feared
- What’s Wrong with Registering Women for the Draft?
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A BBC investigation has found that thousands of young women in conservative societies across North Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia are being shamed or blackmailed with private and sometimes sexually explicit images. Daniel Silas Adamson looks at how … Continue reading
Even before the embarrassing back-down there were problems. For starters, it’s not a burqa. A burqa is that particularly Afghan garment, usually blue, with the mesh covering the eyes. The one you’ve seen on the news (or perhaps on Jacqui … Continue reading
The top and the bottom of the list of countries in Newsweek’s recent cover story, “The 2011 Global Women’s Progress Report”, evoke images of two different worlds.
At the top of the list – the “Best Places to be a Woman” – we see the usual suspects: Iceland and the Scandinavian countries, the Netherlands, Switzerland, and Canada. On that planet, we see rankings in the upper 90s for the survey’s five categories: Justice, health, education, economics, and politics.
Women are out-earning men in college degrees (United States), domestic abusers are being banned from their homes and tracked with electronic monitors (Turkey), and female prime ministers are being elected (Denmark and Australia).