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Seeking transformative justice in the aftermath of the New Delhi rape case

Tweetby Ruth Messinger and Javid Syed On September 13th, ten months after the brutal gang rape of a 23-year-old Indian woman in New Delhi, the four men accused of the crime were found guilty and sentenced to death. Importantly, this case has garnered international attention and sparked meaningful dialogue among human rights activists, lawmakers and [...]
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Brush up on your knowledge of female condoms in honor of Global Female Condom Day

Tweet Today is Global Female Condom* Day. In honor of this day, brush up on your knowledge of female condoms by attending a Google Hangout happening right now hosted by Google and Planned Parenthood and featuring experts from a ton of organizations including PATH, Pathfinder, AVAC, CHANGE, the National Female Condom Coalition and The Red [...]
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Delhi gang rapists sentenced to death

TweetFour of the men charged with committing the gang rape that horrified the world late last year have been sentenced to death. The ABC reports: Three days after finding them guilty, Judge Yogesh Khanna said the case fell into the “rarest of rare category”, which justified capital punishment. “In these times when crimes against women [...]
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12 year old boy Ali Ahmed on the Muslim Brotherhood’s fascist theocracy and feminism

TweetMy faith in large parts of humanity has been shaken this week. This kid is giving me some hope for the future, though. Watch how Ali Ahmed explains to news outlet El Wady what a fascist theocracy is and then preaches the importance of feminism to a new Egypt. I love when the interviewer asks, [...]
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Marriage equality becomes law in England and Wales

TweetWay to go, England and Wales! BBC reports: The government’s controversial legislation on the issue received Royal Assent on Wednesday. The Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat leaderships all backed the proposals, which were finally approved by MPs and peers earlier this week. It is expected that the first gay and lesbian wedding ceremonies will take [...]
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