Tag Archives: Afghanistan

Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Afghan Cycles- the first women to ride bikes in the country. Chronicling what it’s like to be hungry in America. Who is Black? What is Blackness? What works for (non-rich, non-white) women at work. On Hillary’s future: “women’s worth has never been assessed based on easily calculable, publicly available statistics, like innings pitched or [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

TweetLast night, a man was shot in the streets of New York in a hate crime marked by homophobic slurs. Bigotry kills. A survivor argues that military sexual trauma should be treated as as national security issue. Radio host Pete Santilli says Hilary Clinton needs to be “shot in the vagina.” A proposed law to [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetAn epidemic of female suicide is sweeping Afghanistan. Hunter “Most Hated Man on the Internet” Moore is being sued for his “revenge porn” site. The Steubenville rapists’ super predictable defense? “She wanted it.” Jessica on why Zerlina’s stance against rape as natural and inevitable is so important. After you’ve read that, thank Zerlina for her [...]
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Afghan women’s affairs official assassinated on her way to work

TweetYesterday, Najia Sediqi, the head of women’s affairs for a local province in eastern Afghanistan, was shot to death on her way to work. This is part of a systematic effort to intimidate high-profile female officials. Just a few months ago, Sediqi’s predecessor died in a car bomb attack attributed to the Taliban. Sediqi had repeatedly requested police protection [...]
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What We Missed

Tweet Around the world, supporters of three members of  the feminist punk rock band Pussy Riot prepare to protest Friday’s verdict. This is a good idea, since the lawyers representing the three women say there is no chance they will be found not-guilty. The New York Times editorial board on what could happen to the women of Afghanistan when American troops leave. [...]
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