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Women as a force for Democracy in Repressive Egypt

Women as a force for Democracy in Repressive Egypt

Anwar Mhajne and Crystal M Whetstone | The Conversation | - - Democracies in sub-Saharan and North Africa have regressed in recent years. Ethnic and religious minorities, political opposition, women and the…
Betsy DeVos and “Real” Rape

Betsy DeVos and “Real” Rape

By Gail Ukockis | (Informed Comment) | - -             When I was in college in the early eighties, the dorm staff told us females to get escorts if we had to…
Tunisia:  A Gender Equality Manifesto

Tunisia: A Gender Equality Manifesto

Manifesto of the Under-Signed | Tunisia | - - During the 61st anniversary commemorating the enactment of the Personal Status Code, the Tunisian Head of State Beji Caïd Essebsi made two announcements…
If she had said, “Back off, you Creep!”

If she had said, “Back off, you Creep!”

By Gail Ukockis | (Informed Comment) | - -             The image of Donald Trump looming ominously behind Hillary Clinton still disturbs me on a visceral level. He may have belittled his…