In Pakistan in 2003, Fatema was 11 when her mother told her they were going to a place that would relieve the stomach pain the preteen was having. She was in for a cruel surprise.
The psychologist Karl Albrecht places fear of mutilation second in a hierarchy of five basic fears from which all other fears devolve. The only greater fear, he claims, is that of extinction.
In the Philippines, human trafficking wasn’t a crime until 2003. But Filipino women made sure that changed.
They helped pass the anti-trafficking law so that perpetrators enslaving Filipinos would meet justice.
In April this year, under the leadership of the so-called “moderate” President Hassan Rouhani, Iran’s morality police raided a party in the city of Isfahan for no reason other than the fact that the majority of the guests were allegedly gay men between the ages of 16 and 30.
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,
ISTANBUL – The most ominous slogan on the signs held by women’s hands on Istiklal Street, the heart of Wednesday’s International Women’s Day march in Turkey, was “hayir.” Simply, “no.”