14 Abuse of Women News Articles
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12-15-11 Rape affects almost 20% of US women, study says
Rape affects almost 20% of US women, study says
Nearly 20% of women in the US are raped or suffer attempted rape at some point in their lives, a US study says.
9-27-11 Saudi woman to be lashed for defying driving ban
Saudi woman to be lashed for defying driving ban
A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced a woman to 10 lashes for breaking the country's ban on female drivers.
8-31-11 German city of Bonn taxes prostitutes with meter
German city of Bonn taxes prostitutes with meter
The German city of Bonn has installed a meter to tax prostitutes for soliciting on its streets at a rate of six euros (£5.30; $8.70) per night.
7-19-11 Mum's stress is passed to baby in the womb
Mum's stress is passed to baby in the womb
A mother's stress can spread to her baby in the womb and may cause a lasting effect, German researchers propose.
6-1-11 Too Young to Wed
Too Young to Wed
The secret world of child brides.
5-8-11 'SlutWalk' marches sparked by Toronto officer's remarks
'SlutWalk' marches sparked by Toronto officer's remarks
A new protest movement sparked by a policeman's ill-judged advice to women students to "avoid dressing like sluts" has taken root in the US and Canada.
3-14-11 The Baby and the Bathwater
The Baby and the Bathwater
If we are fated to spend this year weighing the smart ways to cut spending, one useful test will be, What is this debate really about? Prudence? Principle? Or just payback?
3-1-11 Stand with Planned Parenthood, and Stop the Assault on Women's Health
Stand with Planned Parenthood, and Stop the Assault on Women's Health
On February 18, the House passed an amendment offered by Rep. Mike Pence (R-Ind.) that would eliminate all federal funding to Planned Parenthood because the organization uses non-federal dollars to provide women with abortion care. If that makes little sense to you, you're in good company.
8-9-10 What happens if we leave Afghanistan
What happens if we leave Afghanistan
As the U.S. searches for a way out of Afghanistan, some policymakers suggest negotiating with the Taliban. But that would spell disaster for half the country's population: Afghan women.
6-9-10 New book celebrates India's Bandit Queen
New book celebrates India's Bandit Queen
An intimate portrait of one of India's most famous outlaws has been published in Britain.
8-12-09 Muslim women uncover myths about the hijab
Muslim women uncover myths about the hijab
She doesn't want your frosty public stares; the whispers behind her back; the lament that she's been degraded by her father.
1-1-08 Convention on the Elimination of all forms of discrimination against women
Convention on the Elimination fo all forms of discrimination against women
United states is the only industrialized nation that has refused to ratify the united nations(CEDAW). the nations of Brunei, Somalia, Sudan and Oman also have not ratified it.
5-3-07 If men wrote advice columns
If men wrote advice columns
If Men Wrote Advice Columns (Jokes)
4-26-07 U.S. troops used Japan brothels after WWII
U.S. troops used Japan brothels after WWII
TOKYO -- Japan's abhorrent practice of enslaving women to provide sex for its troops in World War II has a little-known sequel: After its surrender -- with tacit approval from the U.S. occupation authorities -- Japan set up a similar "comfort women" system for American troops.
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