Monthly Archives: December 2012

Wonderful post on the current value of women.

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Freedom Without Fear

Following the bestial sexual attack on a 23-year-old paramedical student in Delhi, there have been numerous demonstrations protesting not only for justice for survivors of such indecencies, but also tougher laws against the sexual offenders  Kavita Krishnan, secretary, All India Progressive Women’s Association (AIPWA), … Continue reading

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Italian Priest Blames Women

Italian priest blames women for domestic violence, sparks outrage By James Mackenzie, Reuters mercurynews.com ROME — An Italian priest has provoked outrage after putting up an article that said women were partly to blame for encouraging domestic violence by failing … Continue reading

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Who Is Our Vagina Warrior?

We are now accepting nominations for our 2013 Vagina Warrior! Being a ({V}) Warrior means “developing the spiritual muscle to enter and survive the grief that violence brings and, in that dangerous space of stunned unknowing, inviting the deeper wisdom.” – Eve Ensler … Continue reading

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The Comfort Women

The euphemism ‘comfort women’ was coined by imperial Japan to refer to young Philippine females who were forced to offer sexual services to the Japanese troops during the Asia/Pacific Wars between 1932 and 1945.  Upon the soldiers return to Japan, these young … Continue reading

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Dalai Lama Pledges Support for One Billion Rising

V-Day Campaign Escalates, Draws Support of Thinkers, Writers, Activists, and Celebrities, as Global Day of Action Draws Near December 13, 2012 – V-Day, the global movement to end violence against women and girls, announced that His Holiness the Dalai Lama has … Continue reading

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LA: Judge takes 10 years off rape sentence

After hearing the case of a man who threatened to mutilate the genitals and face of his ex-girlfreind with a screwdriver, Judge Johnson stated, “If she didn’t want sex, her body should have just shut down.” by Rob Wiliams, The … Continue reading

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Sunday, 12/09 – Be Part of Our Video!

. We’ll be RISING with Robert Redford, Rosario Dawson, Lily Tomlin, Jane Fonda, Dr. Christiane Northrup, Jessica Alba, the European Parliment and many others around the globe. We’ll be RISING for Polly Klass, Georgia Moses, Kimberly DeLongis, Buapha Mullennix, Kim Baucom, our … Continue reading

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There’s a war on men

And it comes through the degradation of women.  Activist and actress Jada Pinkett-Smith recently spoke out on Facebook regarding this topic and the resulting problems for both sexes. “How is man to recognize his full self, his full power through … Continue reading

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Whatever the circumstances, it’s criminal

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