Danae Rouse

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Hold it! San Francisco uses paint to fight public urination

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Public urination has gotten so bad in San Francisco that the city has painted nine walls with a repellant paint that makes pee …

Saudi TV Just Got a Lot More Feminist

At first glance, the four stars of a new Saudi television drama, “Mubta’ethat” or “Sponsored Women,” look a little mis-matched. There’s Salma, a chic …

Saudi Arabia

Amnesty condemns trial of Moroccan women who wore 'too tight' dresses

Two women’s arrest and court appearance for indecent exposure highlights ‘discriminatory laws’ in Morocco, says human rights group<p>Amnesty International has condemned a Moroccan court’s decision to put two women who were wearing dresses on trial for indecent exposure as “part of a pattern of …

Experts raise alarm as plague kills dozens in Madagascar

<b>(CNN) —</b> An outbreak of the plague has killed dozens in Madagascar, and experts fear those numbers could go up.<p>At least 119 cases were confirmed by late last year, including 40 deaths, the World Health Organization said in a statement.<p>And the disease is taking an alarming turn.<p>"The outbreak that …

Environmental Health

Japan urges US publisher to remove comfort women from textbooks

Foreign ministry request to McGraw Hill over wartime sex slaves comes after Japanese publisher said it would delete passages<p>Japan has taken its campaign to rewrite its wartime history into the classroom with demands that a US publisher remove “inaccurate” descriptions of tens of thousands of women …

Charlie Hebdo: We cannot let the Paris murderers define Islam

The killing of journalists in Paris on Wednesday was not only an attack on France but also an assault on Islam and the very freedoms that allow 30 million Muslims to prosper in the west.<p>Free speech is not a western concept: it is a universal craving of the human soul. The gunmen ran away shouting …


Perchten Festival in Austria

Caught in conflict: women in Pakistan – in pictures

Discreet and often in disguise, photographer Alixandra Fazzina has spent five years documenting the intimate lives of Pakistani mothers and children. Here are a selection of some of her images

Ode to Madonna: Singing nun to release Like a Virgin cover

Sicilian sister Cristina Scucci, who shot to fame on The Voice of Italy talent show, says song on first album is ‘secular prayer’<p>Her love of one madonna is no secret, but her appreciation of another may come as a surprise.