- Carbon in the sky and climate change: Earth Day by the numbers April 22, 2021
- Border security a common concern for Pakistan and Iran: Rouhani April 22, 2021
- Brutal second COVID wave rips through India: Live updates April 22, 2021
- ‘This isn’t convenient’: HSBC manager’s heart attack spurs debate April 22, 2021
- Australian states investigate COVID spread in quarantine hotels April 22, 2021
- #COVIDSOS: Indian Twitter becomes a platform of hope amid despair April 22, 2021
- ‘Mrs World’ returns her crown after Sri Lanka pageant controversy April 22, 2021
- Australia says it killed state-China deals over national interest April 22, 2021
- Biden to recognise Armenian mass killing as ‘genocide’: Report April 22, 2021
- World’s highest daily rise in COVID cases in India, record deaths April 22, 2021
- The Foreign Policy Segment of President Putin’s ‘State of the Nation’ Address Today
- Media Lies Exposed: Officer Sicknick and the False ‘Insurrection’ Narrative
- Ditch the Draft, Once and for All
- Interesting How the Military ‘Defends’ This Country by Sending Ships 7,000 Kilometers From Canadian Soil
- At UN Security Council, Aaron Maté Debunks OPCW’s Syria Lies and Confronts US, UK on Cover-Up
- Afghanistan: ‘White Man’s Burden’ Lifted?
- Tucker Carlson with Col. Douglas Macgregor on the Russian Bounty Story and US Hostility Against Russia
- ‘Selective Service Repeal Act’ Introduced in Congress
- Yemen FM Urges World to Focus on Saudi, Emirati War Crimes
- Biden Declares ‘National Emergency’ – Blindsides Russia With Sanctions, Economic Warfare
Khanfactor ShopMake Custom Gifts at CafePress
- kf presents
- Middle East
- Not Terrorism
- Religion of Abraham
- Saudi Arabia
- South Asia
Category Archives: Women
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).