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A woman was one of the culprit of the San Bernardino shooting, which caused the death of 14 people on Wednesday December 2. What moves a woman to commit mass murder? Another question that popped up in the news this week: should a teenage rapist get a second chance? Read on!

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22.12.2015 | 12:13

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“Women should be obedient!”

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Some questions need to be answered with reason not with fury. But some men just punish women when they question them about the respect they ought to get – the respect, a mother should have taught her sons. But if they do not teach this to their sons, they as women (mothers) betray other women (wives/daughter-in-laws).

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12.12.2015 | 11:51

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Orthodox Jewish women – what is not commonly known

jewsWomen in New York’s ultraorthodox Jewish community live secluded lives. They get married at 19 or 20 at the latest. So women have little time for higher education. And they tend to have a lot of children at a young age. Every family in the comunity has six or seven children.

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12.12.2015 | 11:49

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Comments of the Week

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‘Saudi Arabia sentences woman convicted of adultery to death by stoning – her male partner gets 100 lashes.’ This article got the most comments from readers. What do you think about this topic? Give your comment below.

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12.12.2015 | 11:44

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Women in the News

peshmergaISIS is pretty much talked about if people are discussing terror attack. But a female Canadian soldier who fought with Kurds against ISIS said, “It is not what you expect.” Read her story here and other news about women that made it to the headlines.

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12.12.2015 | 11:43

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Women in India protest menstruation taboos with #Happytobleed campaign

IndiaA machine to check for menstruating women – this was a Hindu priest’s suggestion after being asked why women were being kept off his temple’s premises. The statement triggered an online campaign called #Happytobleed.

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01.12.2015 | 20:45

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Comments of the Week

Refugee's wait for a first police check in a tent near the central train station in in Passau, southern Germany, on October 8, 2015. © AFP PHOTO / CHRISTOF STACHE        (Photo credit should read CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

Refugees wait for a first police check in a tent near the central train station in in Passau, southern Germany, on October 8, 2015. © AFP PHOTO / CHRISTOF STACHE (Photo credit should read CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

The ordeal which the victims of ISIS had to go through, the refugees who were forced to run away from their homes by ISIS, and the effort to help them touch the heart of many people. Some of them are reflected in the comments given by our readers.

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01.12.2015 | 20:31

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