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tweetBritish Prime Minister called muslim women “traditionally submissive”, and in Rome the nude statues were covered when Iran’s president visited the country. What do readers say about it?


Anu Tyagi I think Cameron is right….if the people who came from outside to live in their country cannot accept the culture of the country there is always going to be a different attitude towards them. It also questions their integrity for the nation… (Facebook, January 27, 2016)

Response from Kellie Phyu: Agreed! (Facebook, January 27, 2016)

For British Muslim women are telling the Prime Minister that they’re not “traditionally submissive,” and they don’t need English classes. (video from AJ+)


Zeina Muhammed What about nude conscious that he has?! Can he cover it? What a hypocrite person! (Facebook, January 27, 2016)


Christine Davis Just. Stop the nonsense. (Facebook, January 26, 2016)

For Iran’s President visits Italy: Nude statues covered


Jana Lücke This is getting out of control…people blindly accusing refugees for it. This country is currently drowning in hate. I support every effort to find these guys and call them to account for what they have done. But I honestly hope, they do it in a way this undignified chivvy doesn’t get even worse -.-‘ (Facebook, January 25, 2016)

For German police bring in British “‘super-recogniser” cops to identify New Year sex attackers in Cologne


Zeina Muhammed wow!! It seems world goes from better to worse! Sad fact!! And the reason of course giving power to the stupid person! A scientist said once “Two things are infinite: the Universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former.” (Facebook, January 24, 2016)

For Life Before the Taliban: 15 Fascinating Photos Of 1960s Afghanistan


Kathy Lee Finally a male leader who gets it.  (Facebook, January 23, 2016)


Beth Price This guy is awesome. (Facebook, January 23, 2016)

For “We shouldn’t be afraid of the word ‘feminist,’ men and women should use it to describe themselves anytime they want.” – Canada PM Justin Trudeau (video from AJ+)


Jim Lloyd It’s great they’ve banned it, but they’ll need to enforce the ban. (Facebook, January 22, 2016)

For Zimbabwe bans child marriage


Melissa Mayes Peace to the girl, peace to one finding her. (Facebook, January 26, 2016)

For Stunned silence for drowned migrant girl found washed up on Greek island


Author: Marjory Linardy
Editor: Grahame Lucas

What women are not allowed to do in Saudi Arabia

The human rights record of Saudi Arabia is far from good. One of the things which makes it bad is the protection of women and their rights. Even though women have been allowed to take part in an election recently for the first time, as voters and as candidates, they are still not allowed to do some things or restricted. (From December 22, 2015)

Child marriage ‘epidemic’ on the rise in South Asia

Human Rights Watch has urged Bangladesh to scrap a proposed legislation that calls for lowering the legal marriage age of girls to 16. Child marriage rates are very high in South Asia, with Bangladesh topping the list. (From June 26, 2015)

Women: the focus of the Taliban’s hatred

“I shudder each time when I hear of the Taliban’s heinous activities. Malala Yousufzai’s story reminds me of the thousand crimes this extremist and ferocious group has perpetrated. None of these have any justification.” Marina Zaffari on the Taliban and the women of Afghanistan. (From October 15, 2012)


04.02.2016 | 12:00