The most pressing issue facing the worldwide LGBT community right now is not equal marriage rights. It’s not civil unions. Nor is it protection from employment discrimination, a hurdle we have yet to achieve on a federal level in the United States.
Women’s bodies the new battlefield of Tunisian lawmakers
The Tunisian parliament will soon start debating a new set of laws regarding violence against women, proposed by the Ministry of women’s affairs. Honestly, I am neither excited nor delighted.
With Nepal as a model, South Asia leads the way in recognition of third gender citizens
Nepal is an example of how LGBT rights can expand in a socially conservative country
They are commonly known throughout Nepal and the South Asian subcontinent, seen in movies and other media.
Divorce cases show Afghan women know their rights, but stigma remains
Afsawna’s husband returned to Herat, Afghanistan, after seven years in Iran. He morphed into a heroin addict and began beating her in front of their five children and neighbors. He demanded the wages she earned from carpet weaving so he could buy drugs.
Emboldened by revolution and democracy, Tunisian women test political waters
The country’s swing toward progressiveness is encouraging, but could use improvement, leading Tunisian feminists say.
After enduring decades of dictatorship, the country credited with sparking the Arab Spring is shedding light on thousands of allegations of rape,
Video: Is going to school and getting an education important to children in Syria?
It certainly is to this 6 year old boy
Continuing our focus on the importance of education, and why we believe every child should be allowed access to the classroom,