Women's Rights

Politics or Religion? Christian Manifesto's Primary Target is President Barack Obama

For thousands of years, African societies were matriarchal and they prospered. By bringing an oppressive form of Colonial Christianity to Africa, Europeans replaced millennia of prosperous matriarchy with oppressive patriarchy.


Western heads of state, UN officials, military spokespersons will invariably praise the humanitarian dimension of the October 2001 US-NATO led invasion of Afghanistan, which allegedly was to fight religious fundamentalists, help little girls go to school, liberate women subjected to the yoke of the Taliban.


Lucy Gonzales started life in Texas. She was of Mexican-American, African-American, and Native-American descent and born into slavery. The path she chose after emancipation led to conflict with the Ku Klux Klan, hard work, painful personal losses, and many nights in jail.

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Did you know that satellites stay in orbit because rocket scientist Yvonne Brill discovered how to keep them there? Or that environmental science was made possible by the research of one botanist, Ruth Patrick? Neither did this reporter, until she read their obituaries.

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Turkey Exploiting Syrian Refugee Adults and Children in Cheap Labour Industrial Sweatshops By Stephen Lendman, February 02, 2016
Cameron and Britain’s Muslim Women By Binoy Kampmark, January 26, 2016
Egypt: “Before and After the Spring Revolution”. Portraits of “Women Who Fight Back” By Barbara Nimri Aziz, December 04, 2015
Capitalism at Work. Widespread Hardship: “What’s More Important? The Dignity of Women or another Billion Dollars for the Banksters”? By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, November 29, 2015
By Ajamu Baraka, July 27, 2015
By Julie Lévesque, July 08, 2015
New York Times: ‘Too Generous’ Family Policies Cause Discrimination Against Women By Janine Jackson, May 27, 2015
Women and Biodiversity Feed the World, Not Corporations and GMOs By Dr. Vandana Shiva, May 21, 2015
Global Human Trafficking, a Modern form of Slavery By Joachim Hagopian, May 18, 2015
Two Japanese Nuclear Reactors Have Melted Down
Fact Sheet on Japanese Military “Comfort Women” By Global Research News, May 12, 2015
Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire: Breaking the Silence on Israel’s Human Rights Abuse of Palestinians to Support Women Human Rights Defenders By Mairead Maguire, April 28, 2015
Mainstream Media Islamophobia and Women’s Rights in Muslim Countries By Prof. Henry Francis B. Espiritu, March 27, 2015
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The Dark and Secret Dungeons of Iraq. Horror Stories of Female Prisoners By Wijhat Nadhar, March 08, 2015
Playing Politics: How The New York Times Misrepresents Women’s Rights in Saudi Arabia By Timothy Alexander Guzman, January 26, 2015
Sex Crimes in the US Military: The Safety and Protection of Women in the Armed Forces By Joachim Hagopian, December 04, 2014
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Gender Equality in Japan: The Equal Employment Opportunity Law Revisited By Stephanie Assmann, November 10, 2014
Discovering Iran. Women’s Rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran By Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich, November 06, 2014
The Rise and Fall of #Gamergate. The Web-based Movement of Gamers By Binoy Kampmark, November 01, 2014
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Japan’s World War II “Comfort Women”. Denial of Prime Minister Abe Shinzo By David McNeill, October 22, 2014
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War Propaganda and Women’s Rights: The Arab Emirates (UAE) Exploit First Woman Pilot to Lead the Bombing Campaign Against ISIS By Timothy Alexander Guzman, September 29, 2014
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The Real Reasons For U.S. Airstrikes In Syria – Breaking The Assad Regime By Brandon Turbeville, September 25, 2014
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When “Men-Only Streets” Are Okay in London By Jonathan Cook, September 22, 2014
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Targeting Iraq’s Izadi Kurds: ISIL Terrorists Selling Captured Izadi Women to Traffickers By Press TV, August 16, 2014
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First Woman Gets the Nobel Prize in Mathematics By RT, August 14, 2014
Beware Child Protective Services: What Victims, Advocates, and Mandated Reporters Need to Know By Global Research News, August 12, 2014
ISRAEL- PALESTINE:  "Peace-making" without "Mediators"
They Aren’t Hiding It Anymore: Calls for Genocide, Rape of Palestinian Women enter Israeli Mainstream By Jonathan Cook, July 22, 2014
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Hillary Clinton “Supports Women’s Rights”, Turns a Blind Eye to Extreme Crimes against Women By Robert Barsocchini, June 26, 2014
NATO Engineered Conflict Contributes to Slavery and Trafficking. Boko Haram’s Mass Kidnapping of Girls By Dr. Christof Lehmann, June 13, 2014
Condi Rice, Christine Lagarde: “Women of Power” Honored by America’s Academia By William Boardman, May 17, 2014
Rape Convictions at Four Year Low Despite Attempts to Bring More Cases to Court By Melanie Newman, May 03, 2014
UN Accuses Syrian Government of “Curtailing” Women’s Rights While Ignoring “Crimes of Sexual Violence” by US-NATO supported Armed Groups By Global Research News, April 26, 2014
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Forty Years Later, From Dictatorship to Neoliberalism. Portugal as a Model for a New Socialism? By Leila Dregger, April 26, 2014
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Canadian Arms Sale Promotes Misogyny, Royal Repression By Yves Engler, April 15, 2014
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Sexual Assault against Women in the U.S. Armed Forces By Joachim Hagopian, March 23, 2014
Women’s Rights in Africa: Land Reform, Gender Equality and Social Equity By Abayomi Azikiwe, March 17, 2014
From Helen to Hillary: Women in War By David Swanson, March 17, 2014
Women’s History Month: Beyonce’s Corporate Feminism, Collaboration with Washington and Ascendency into the Black Misleadership Class By Danny Haiphong, March 13, 2014
Protests Call Iraq’s New Family Law ‘Legalization of Pedophilia’ By Global Research News, March 13, 2014
War and the Rights of Children: America’s Proxy Government Aims to Legalize Pedophilia in Occupied Iraq By Felicity Arbuthnot, March 13, 2014
Coming of Age in the Land of Broken Dreams. Women’s Rights in Afghanistan under US Military Occupation By Dana Visalli, March 12, 2014
The Historic Role that Soviet Women Played in Defeating the Nazis in World War II By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, March 08, 2014
The Middle East’s Feminist Revolution
Third World Women and the Inadequacies of Western Feminism By Ethel Crowley, March 08, 2014
By Haifa Zangana, February 02, 2014
Papua New Guinea: Barrick Gold Pays Rape Victims Not to Sue the Company By MiningWatch Canada, October 29, 2013
New Report Reveals 30 Million People Enslaved Worldwide By Sara Flounders, October 19, 2013
Human Trafficking: The Second Largest Industry in the World By Sara Flounders, October 17, 2013
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Tunisia Reveals How the US-Supported Insurgents in Syria are Sexually Exploiting Girls By Mariem Karoui, September 28, 2013
By John Pilger, June 06, 2013
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A pregnant mother of four sentenced to 10 months in prison by US for resisting the Iraq War By Naomi Spencer, May 05, 2013
What are the Causes of Breast Cancer? New Epidemiological Study By Socialist Project, April 03, 2013
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Syria: Women’s Rights and Islamist Education in a “Liberated” Area of Aleppo By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, March 27, 2013
Feminism’s Long March: You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby (Or Have You?) By Ruth Rosen, February 23, 2013
How a Century of War Changed the Lives of Women By Lindsey German, February 22, 2013
Women in Combat: Behind the Pentagon’s Decision By Kathy Durkin, February 05, 2013
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Rape Victims Must Sign Away Rights to Get Remedy from Barrick Gold By MiningWatch Canada, January 30, 2013
“Very Democratic”: US and British Press Hail “Liberal Policy” which Allows Women to Fight in the Frontline By Cem Ertür, January 26, 2013
Sex, Homophobia, and Women: The Rise of Lesbian Feminism By Devon Douglas-Bowers, January 11, 2013
CIA “Interrogations” in Iraq: Torture and Rape of Detained Women European Court of Human Rights Labels CIA Interrogation Procedures as “Torture” By Dirk Adriaensens, December 19, 2012
Post Gaddafi Era: Libyan Women Losing Rights By Prof. Lawrence Davidson, December 11, 2012
Caravan of Dignity: Campaign to Free Political Prisoner Aafia Siddiqui By LeiLani Dowell, December 06, 2012
Australia’s Julia Gillard is No Feminist Hero By John Pilger, October 16, 2012
Contradictions in the House of Saud: Separate City to be Built for Saudi Women
Contradictions in the House of Saud: Separate City to be Built for Saudi Women By Colin S. Cavell, August 27, 2012
September 2001: Women of Afghanistan Speak out on the 9/11 Attacks
September 2001: Women of Afghanistan Speak out on the 9/11 Attacks By Revolutionary Association of Women of Afghanistan, August 12, 2012
London Olympics: Reversal of Saudi Ban on Women Athletes is a Veil for Western Imperialism
London Olympics: Reversal of Saudi Ban on Women Athletes is a Veil for Western Imperialism By Finian Cunningham, July 27, 2012
GRTV: We define the system, the system does not define us!
GRTV: We define the system, the system does not define us! By Cynthia McKinney, June 27, 2012
VIDEO: Iranian Ninjas Sue Reuters for Defamation of Character
VIDEO: Iranian Ninjas Sue Reuters for Defamation of Character By Global Research, April 02, 2012
VIDEO: Bahraini Women and Children are Being Terrorized, Raped and Tortured
VIDEO: Bahraini Women and Children are Being Terrorized, Raped and Tortured By Global Research, January 18, 2012
Libya's War for "The Abaya": Women's Rights and NATO's Support of  Pro-Islamist Rebels
Libya’s War for “The Abaya”: Women’s Rights and NATO’s Support of Pro-Islamist Rebels By Susan Lindauer, July 27, 2011
Tne Impacts of Depleted Uranium Ammunition in the War on Libya By Global Research, April 03, 2011
Devastating Assault on Women’s Health in America
Devastating Assault on Women’s Health in America By Prof. Claudia Chaufan, March 12, 2011
The Middle East’s Feminist Revolution
The Middle East’s Feminist Revolution By Naomi Wolf, March 09, 2011
The Revolutionary Rosa Luxemburg
The Revolutionary Rosa Luxemburg By Sheila Rowbotham, March 08, 2011
Canada and  the Dignity of Haitian Women
Canada and the Dignity of Haitian Women By Prof Michael Keefer, December 12, 2010
Women's Rights in the USA: On the Amazing Strides of American Women
By Sherwood Ross, November 22, 2010
War Frenzy and Women’s Rights By Prof Sunera Thobani, October 28, 2010
France. Ban on Muslim Burka: A Cynical Ploy to Stoke Islamophobia
By Finian Cunningham, May 13, 2010
How the US Occupation of Iraq Destroy and Undermine Women's Rights
How the US Occupation of Iraq Destroy and Undermine Women’s Rights By Dahr Jamail and Abdu Rahman, March 15, 2010
How China Views America: The Human Rights Record of the United States in 2009
How China Views America: The Human Rights Record of the United States in 2009 By China's Information Office of the State Council, March 14, 2010
Flashback: "Women’s Day"
Flashback: “Women’s Day” By Alexandra Kollontai, March 08, 2010
100 Years Ago: Women's Day  (1910-2010)
100 Years Ago: Women’s Day (1910-2010) By Megan Cornish, March 08, 2010