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WSBT TV Reporter72 cents for every dollar. That’s the wage disparity between women and men in Indiana. But some researchers say gender discrimination may not have much to do with it. Wearing red to represent being “in the red” when it comes to the...
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- The number of women and girls jailed by Afghan authorities for “moral crimes” has risen by 50% in the last 18 months, an alarming statistic that reflects the Afghan government’s need to step up efforts to protect...
Tags: Justice and Rights, Rape, Politics, Taliban, International Law
Associated PressKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The number of Afghan women and girls jailed for "moral crimes" has risen dramatically in the past 18 months, raising concerns that gains in women's rights might be reversed with the withdrawal of most international troops...
Tags: Justice and Rights, Politics, Afghanistan, Taliban, Islam
Headlines for Tuesday, May 21, 2013 RAY MANZAREK: Doors Co-Founder Dead at 74 Ray Manzarek, a founding Member of The Doors, has died at age 74. The keyboardist, born Raymond Daniel Manczarek, Jr., succumbed this afternoon (Monday) at the RoMed...
ReutersJERUSALEM, May 20 (Reuters) - Threatening slogans were daubed on Monday outside the doorway of an Israeli activist in a Jewish women's prayer group seeking equal rights of worship for women at Jerusalem's holy Western Wall. "Your time is up," read one of...
Thirty-five years ago, I wrote a letter to the Newport-Mesa Unified School District Board of Education arguing that the teachers' organization should have an equal place on the board dais during meetings. For those of you who have not been to a board...
Tags: Abortion Issue, Abortion, Landforms, Mountains, PTA
For RedEyeWhen Chicago actor Scott Duff joined forces with Laugh Factory to debut an LGBT-themed showcase, he knew that he wanted his first headliner to be no-holds-barred comedian Jessica Halem, who'd spent 12 years—1996 to 2008—at the top of the...
In the uproar about making the morning-after contraceptive known as Plan B available to our daughters, there has been no similar outcry about condoms and our sons. Anyone of any age can walk into a drugstore — as well as most grocery and big-box...
ReutersTUNIS (Reuters) - One protester died and several were injured when Tunisian Islamists defied a ban on their demonstration and clashed with police on Sunday. The 27-year-old man was killed in the violence in the capital Tunis which continued into the...
We have once again entered the college commencement season, which means we'll soon be reading about uplifting graduation speeches delivered by prominent Americans. Or at least by prominent liberal Americans. It's becoming increasingly apparent that...
Khaled Hosseini stormed the best-seller lists with his debut novel, “The Kite Runner,” in 2003, following it up with the even more popular “A Thousand Splendid Suns” in 2007. Both set in the author's native country of Afghanistan,...
Hero Complex - movies, comics, pop culture - Los Angeles TimesWill a Wonder Woman TV series ever get off the ground? The CW isn't giving up yet. The network had […]...
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