Navi Pillay calls for an end to the violence in Egypt

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, has called on all sides in the current unrest in Egypt "to refrain from resorting to violence and to resolve their differences peacefully." More than 50 people are believed to have been killed in Egypt since January 24th, when thousands of Egyptians took to the streets to commemorate the second anniversary of their revolution. Three days later, President Mohammed Morsi declared a state of emergency. Rupert Colville, UN … [Read more...]

A man that hits a woman is not a man

A man that hits a woman is not a man Update due to Victim's own request !   St. Petersburg, Florida — Stephanie Rockfield, 19, says she was punched in the face while riding her bike on the Pinellas Trail through St. Petersburg. And the two suspects got away with just one dollar. Rockfield said she had just worked out at the YMCA on 5th Avenue South and was riding her bike home. She was passed by two men on bikes who were going the opposite direction. But then, she says they turned … [Read more...]

Learn the Truth about Rape – WOMEN in RECOVERY

A Celebration of Women shares ... Painting: Ruben's 'Rape' An alternative, feminist reading of several of the works discussed in "Authoritative and Disciplined Discussions of Master's Pieces," is presented by Margaret Carroll in an article entitled "The Erotics of Absolutism: Rubens and the Mystification of Sexual Violence" (in The Expanding Discourse: Feminism and Art History, eds. Norma Broude and Mary D. Garrard, pp.138-159). For the complete article see JSTOR.: p. 139: … [Read more...]

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