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What Are the "San Jose Articles"? Don't Be Fooled By the Conservative Global Elites' Latest Ploy to Attack Science, Women, and the United Nations
Posted on: Oct 25, 2011, Source: AlterNet
The sum of nine articles are meant to etch away at important gains made by the global reproductive rights community, from liberalizing abortion laws inNepal to Colombia and Mexico.
Portland, Oregon -- Strip-Club City? Media Freak-Out Over Trafficking in Everyone's Favorite Hippie Utopia
Posted on: Sep 12, 2011, Source: AlterNet
We must respect sex workers as humans with rights and choices, and crusade against exploitation. Media freak-outs about sex work and trafficking accomplish neither.
Boy or Girl? Why Do More Americans Prefer Male Children?
Posted on: Jul 11, 2011, Source: AlterNet
We need a global overhaul of the way we value girls and women.
Teens Locked Up and Forced to Give Birth to Kids Sold into Slavery -- How Can This Happen, and What Can We Do About It?
Posted on: Jun 10, 2011, Source: AlterNet
Last week, BBC broke the story of what has been dubbed a "baby farm" in southern Nigeria. Now that we know this, what are we going to do about it?
New Sex Slavery Memoir Tells a Powerful Tale -- But Are Personal Stories the Best Way to Fight Exploitation?
Posted on: May 31, 2011, Source: AlterNet
The new book 'Girls Like Us' offers a vivid account of Rachel Lloyd’s journey from abused to acclaimed. Yet, there are critical parts missing from her story.
Could Polygamy Be Good for Women?
Posted on: Jan 10, 2011, Source: Ms. Blog
While it's established that polygamy can be a source of oppression for women, to over-simplify and construe it as necessarily generating abuse is unproductive.
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