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Teenage girls in southern Malawi reject ‘sexual cleansing’

adolescent girls - global development professionals network,Participation,Malawi,Africa,Child marriage,Gender,Women,Children,Child rights,Young people,Least developed countries,Human rights,Global development professionals network<p>Local organisations are helping girls speak out so communities can …

The literacy injustice: 493 million women still can't read

Global development professionals network,Race and inequality,United Nations,Millennium development goals,Employability,Literacy,Blog,Gender,Education,Policy and advocacy,Women,Global development<p>Giving women a second chance at literacy will increase their earning power and give their children a …

Columbia University Rape Victim Says She Was Forced Out Of School Twice

NEW YORK -- During first-year orientation at Columbia University in January 2009, Rosie attended a school event designed to help her meet other new students at an uptown bar called Pourhouse. She had a soda and a macaroni and cheese dish.<p>Rosie, who asked to be identified only by her first name, …

Syria conflict keeps 2.8 million children out of school

Save the Children calls for action to ensure a generation of Syrian children do not miss out on education<p>By Katie Nguyen<p>LONDON, Sept 18 (Thomson …

The Horror of Honor Killing: In America and Around the World

The Price of Honor, a new documentary about the horror of honor killing, opens with a highly disturbing audio recording of a 911 call: Texas teenager Sarah Said screaming that her father is shooting her and her elder sister Amina. Tragically, both girls were murdered that day, on January 1, 2008. …

Cape Town pro-gay mosque opens in South Africa

<b>A Muslim academic has opened a gay-friendly mosque in South Africa, despite receiving death threats and fierce criticism from parts of the local Muslim community.</b><p>Women will also be allowed to lead prayers at Taj Hargey's "Open Mosque" in Cape Town.<p>"We are opening the mosque for open-minded people, …

One Of T.A.T.u's Fake Lesbian Singers Says Being Gay Isn't "Natural"

All the things she said, all the things she said...are anti-LGBT.<p>Interviewer: Will you condemn your son, if he is gay?<p>Yulia Volkova: Yes, I would condemn him, because I believe that a real man must be a real man. God created man for procreation, it is the nature. The man for me is the support, the …

Saudi Arabia Says No Women Are Good Enough To Enter The Asian Games

But they're sending 199 men.<p>According to Mohammed al-Mishal, the secretary-general of Saudi Arabia's Olympic Committee, no woman has yet "reached a level" for international competition.<p>Sarah Leah Whitson, Middle East and North Africa director of Human Rights Watch, condemned the decision, saying: …

White House launches push against sexual assault

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1109000/1109753_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524860156_f13f4eb6b0536f2c52e4d8c2c312f3b3<p><b>Celebrities and musicians are among those joining the White House in a public drive to prevent sexual assault on US university campuses.</b><p>The "It's On …

Texas court upholds right to take 'upskirt' pictures

A court has upheld the constitutional right of Texans to photograph strangers as an essential component of freedom of speech - even if those images should happen to be surreptitious “upskirt” pictures of women taken for the purposes of sexual gratification.<p>Criticising an anti-“creepshot” law as a …

Iranian Pharrell Williams fans behind Happy video sentenced

A group of Pharrell Williams fans who were arrested for filming themselves dancing to the Pharrell Williams song Happy on the rooftops of Tehran have received suspended sentences of imprisonment and lashes.<p>According to the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran (ICHRI), a New-York based …

Malala: The girl who was shot for going to school

<b>One year ago schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by Taliban gunmen - her "crime", to have spoken up for the right of girls to be educated. The world reacted in horror, but after weeks in intensive care Malala survived. Her full story can now be told.</b><p>She is the teenager who marked her …

This Map Shows Every Connected Device On The Internet

Here's a new way of looking at the world: A map showing the location of every single device connected to the Internet.<p>The image was created by John Matherly, founder of Shodan, a search engine for connected devices. He pinged every device online, then mapped the location of the ones that …