Domestic violence increases in wartime... "More than 7,000 women [in Israel} were treated in shelters and by authorities in the last year... Only one percent of the total of 200,00 violent men arrive for treatment in the domestic violence prevention centers" - Iris Kagan.
Parents of 200 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamist rebels in April said they were appealing directly to the United Nations for help after losing hope that the Nigerian government would rescue them.
To sell chalk in place of antibiotics, powder in place of anti-malaria drugs, or unsterilized water in place of adrenalin is clearly to sell death in return for profit... Professor Akunyili was a strong force in Nigerian politics... carrying on the baton of previous female politicians and role models, such as Mother Theresa, Aun Sung Suu Kyi, Janet Jagan and Indira Ghandi’s.
I and on behalf of Social Research and Development Organization (SRDO)... appeal to the civil society to come forward and join hands to resist and eliminate all forms of violence against children from Pakistan.
The GST [Goods and Services Tax] labels sanitary items as luxury goods, rendering them taxable... taxing sanitary items under the “luxury” bracket insults the bodily integrity and value of Australian women...
"Writing about you in my blog, will allow me to tell the few worthwhile people, who may read it, about you. I want to tell them that you are not just a brave prisoner whose pictures they have seen... I want to tell them that you are a real person. The best in fact." - Journalist Marzieh Rasouli.