Libya: Iman al-Obeidi dragged away for reporting rape‏

Last Saturday, Iman al-Obeidi burst into a Tripoli hotel, telling reporters she had been gang-raped by 15 of Qaddafi's men. She was dragged away by regime thugs, and no one has seen her since. Let’s raise a massive outcry for Turkey, which has helped free other Libyan hostages, to help save Iman. Sign now and forward this email: Last Saturday, a young woman lawyer named Iman al-Obeidi burst into a Tripoli hotel and pleaded with foreign journalists for help, showing bruises and crying that … [Read more...]

ADELE BUTLER – Women of Spirit: New Delhi in Rape Crisis

    The Women of New Dehli are in crisis;   and the Women of our World are Taking Action!     Imagine being raped because you are a working woman. Hard to believe but this is the nightmarish reality women in New Delhi face.    I first read about this on the Care2 Make a Difference site. The New York Times reported that a couple was accosted by five drunken young men from a nearby farming village accosted a couple last month. They beat the young man and gang-raped the … [Read more...]

NEPALGANJ, Nepal, UNFPA: ‘To Be a Woman in Nepal’.

  A Celebration of Women  cares for the  Women of our World in Nepal.           NEPALGANJ, Nepal — UNFPA It is especially dark tonight, with the monsoon rain coming down, not hard but constant. The evening birds have taken refuge in their tree nests all around, and the only sounds are the far-off murmur of conversations, the occasional but insistent barking of dogs and the eerie crow of large black birds that fill the compound. The calm and quiet night disguises the adversities here. The … [Read more...]

NEPALGANJ, Nepal, UNFPA: 'To Be a Woman in Nepal'.

  A Celebration of Women  cares for the  Women of our World in Nepal.           NEPALGANJ, Nepal — UNFPA It is especially dark tonight, with the monsoon rain coming down, not hard but constant. The evening birds have taken refuge in their tree nests all around, and the only sounds are the far-off murmur of conversations, the occasional but insistent barking of dogs and the eerie crow of large black birds that fill the compound. The calm and quiet night disguises the adversities here. The … [Read more...]

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