DES Tragedy ** Mothers, Daughters, Sons, 3rd Generation and Beyond, Transgender

Many women across the world have been involved in keeping the message of the DES Tragedy alive. We provide education to the DES Exposed, provide resources for patients to bring to their doctors and continue to push for research. We welcome everyone from the DES community -- Mothers, Daughters, Sons, 3rd Generation and Beyond, Transgender, and family and friends of DES-exposed -- as well as those interested in learning more.   Description The DES tragedy of in-utero exposure and … [Read more...]

‘EveTeasing’ [euphemism-sexual harassment] lead Women to Commit Suicide

   Sexual harassment in Bangladesh        ... that led the government to declare  June 13th  "Eve Teasing Protection Day."    Sexual harassment in Bangladesh is driving women to commit suicide as a means of escape. According to local human rights groups 28 women committed suicide this year to escape frequent sexual harassment. Before killing themselves most of them wrote a note demanding an end to the sexual harassment known locally as ‘eve teasing’ where boys intercept girls on … [Read more...]

NEPAL: Women in Chhuaupadi – ADELE BUTLER

Nepali Women and Girls Isolated During Menstruation On the Violence is Not Our Culture site, I read about a ritual practice in Nepal called Chhuaupadi pratha which can cause prolonged depression and even death among girls and women. “Chhau” means menstruation and “padi” – woman. It is a ritual which banishes girls and women during their menstruation. It is dangerous because it also isolates women during and after childbirth. These women are banished fro up to eleven days away from … [Read more...]

'EveTeasing' [euphemism-sexual harassment] lead Women to Commit Suicide

   Sexual harassment in Bangladesh        ... that led the government to declare  June 13th  "Eve Teasing Protection Day."    Sexual harassment in Bangladesh is driving women to commit suicide as a means of escape. According to local human rights groups 28 women committed suicide this year to escape frequent sexual harassment. Before killing themselves most of them wrote a note demanding an end to the sexual harassment known locally as ‘eve teasing’ where boys intercept girls on the street, … [Read more...]

Care2 Petition – STOP ridiculous 'anti-woman bill' H.B. 1.

  Georgia: Don't Make Miscarriage a Capital Crime   post to facebook get the widget  SIGN PETITION HERE. tweet this email your friends overview letter Target: Georgia Legislators Sponsored by: Care2.com So far, 2011 has been riddled with bills and initiatives to restrict women's rights when it comes to her health. But a proposed bill in Georgia is the nuttiest of all. A state representative has introduced legislation that would make miscarriage a crime punishable by … [Read more...]

Avaaz: Wow! 70,000 signers in 48 hours!

Wow! -- 70,000 signers in 48 hours! The petition was delivered to the CRTC last night, and they're watching our numbers now - sign below, forward this email and make this an unstoppable public outcry! Dear friends across Canada, Public protections against false and misleading news coverage could be destroyed by the CRTC -- paving the way for "Fox News North" to spread false information to the Canadian public that supports their political agenda. We have just two days to raise a national … [Read more...]

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