Alana Natale

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Send Books Not Drones: Malala Yousafzai On Nobel Win, Continuing Fight For Girls' Education

Malala Yousafzai was in chemistry class when a teacher informed her she had won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize. Perhaps as amazing as her historic win was the youngest ever laureate’s next move — she stayed in class. A tweet from her Malala Fund declared –<p>Eleven days later — Tuesday — Malala, 17, spent …

Malala: The girl who stood up for education and changed the world by Malala Yousafzai - review

She fought with words when they fought with guns.<br>She spoke for education when they spread ignorance.<br>She stared death in the face and walked away.<br>She changed the world...<p>At the age of just 15 Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by the Taliban – she survived! Now she is a famous political activist, …

Malala Yousafzai donates prize money to rebuild schools in Gaza damaged by Israeli shelling

The Nobel Peace Prize laureate and teenage activist for girls' education announces donation to United Nations of $50,000 after winning World Children's Prize<p>Malala Yousafzai, the teenage Nobel Peace Prize winner, is donating a $50,000 award to the United Nations to help rebuild schools in Gaza …

Israel

Is the State of Alaska Fighting Sex Trafficking or Targeting Women?

Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell signed HB 359 in 2012; the first people charged under the new law were adult women engaged in activity that would previously …

Editorial: Work remains on fixing sex trafficking enforcement

WASHINGTON boasts some of the nation’s strongest laws against sex trafficking of children. That’s why it’s one of only three states in the country to …

Women's Abortion Rights Trump Fetuses' Rights

One Monday this September, I woke to the realization that I was officially in abortion overtime. I had entered my twenty-fourth week of pregnancy, …

The problem with the “sensible, moral middle ground on abortion”: You can’t legislate it

Policies that cut off access to abortion don’t promote moral debate — they cut it off at the root<p>What is the "sensible, moral middle ground" when it comes to abortion, anyway? It probably depends on whom you ask. In a piece over at the Week, Damon Linker argues that the rhetorical thrust of the …

Brown University acts swiftly in date-rape drug case

Brown University in Providence, R.I., is warning students to be on alert after a student tested positive for the date-rape drug GHB. Tests on another …

#BeenRapedNeverReported: What Happens Now? What You Told Us

Last Sunday, The Huffington Post Canada dedicated our front page and Living page to the Twitter hashtag #BeenRapedNeverReported. As thousands of …

Feminism

What we can (and must) learn from Princeton's mishandling of sexual assault cases

Colleges and universities all over the country have been under fire in recent years due to a very simple shortcoming: not giving victims of alleged …

Funding Alone Can’t Change How Sexual Assault Is Handled On Campus

In November 2009, a freshman at the University of Michigan was allegedly raped by another freshman, a kicker on the school’s football team, at a …

Having an abortion means ending a life. Even pro-choice students should realise that

Last week, the Tab, an online student tabloid, published an article by an anonymous Cambridge student entitled ‘I shouldn’t have been aggressively reminded of my abortion at Freshers Fair’.<p>The author was complaining that she had been upset by a stand at the fair run by Cambridge Students For Life, …

Abortion Rights Are on the Ballot in Three States

Abortion rights are on the ballot in three states on Nov. 4 as voters in Tennessee, Colorado and North Dakota weigh state constitutional amendments. …

The fight for abortion rights just got a whole lot harder

My body, my choice: from now on, abortion rights must be fought for from first principles

A new push to criminalise sex-selective abortion shows us that the untidy truce that passes for abortion legislation in the UK is no longer holding. …