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Patriarchy and religious extremism challenged by a Pakistani woman

Gulalai Ismail, a Pakistani human rights activist from the Swabi district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, was recently awarded the Reach All Women in War (RAW) Anna Politkovskaya Award alongside the late Indian journalist, Gauri Lankesh.

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17.10.2017 | 16:41

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#MeToo – Best Tweets

 

According to Huffington Post, more than 25.000 people have responded to Alyssa Milano’s call for sexual abuse victims to come forward. Here are some of the most retweeted tweets.

 

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17.10.2017 | 15:02

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What public amenities would you like to see provided for the women in your country?

Toilets for men and women on Ciliwung river in Jakarta, Indonesia

A recent protest called Power to the Peepee saw women from five cities in the Netherlands posting pictures of themselves on Instagram trying to answer nature’s call at men’s urinals. They were reacting to the case of a woman who was fined EUR 90 for public urination in a place in Amsterdam where there was no toilet available for women.

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30.09.2017 | 12:48

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