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Ottoman Women During the Advent of Western Feminism


Written By: ZaraFaris
04/08/2013 0:40
Women rights

“As to women, as many, if not more than men, are to be seen in the streets [i.e. going about their daily activities, etc] […] I think I never saw a country where women may enjoy so much liberty, and free from all reproach, as in Turkey [...] The Turks in their conduct towards our....    Full story...

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Pope Francis on Women & Feminism


Written By: ZaraFaris
24/05/2013 18:28
Religion & Culture

On women: “In the theologically grounded tradition the priesthood passes through man. The woman has another function in Christianity, reflected in the figure of Mary. It is the figure that embraces society, the figure that contains it, the mother of the community. The woman has the gift of....    Full story...

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FEMEN: Feminism’s Going Bust…


Written By: ZaraFaris
22/05/2013 16:45
Religion & Culture

On 4 April 2013, FEMEN, the secular “sextremist” Ukranian feminist group known for staging topless protests, declared an “International Topless Jihad Day” in support of Amina Tyler, the Tunisian Femen Activist who sparked controversy when she posted online topless pictures....    Full story...

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Do Women Need Feminism?


Written By: Nazmul
18/05/2013 23:57 18/05/2013 23:51
Women rights

Feminism , often a matter of great debate in our everyday life. We talk about gender discrimination, women wrights and other social issues related to men and women responsibilities and rights. However, patriarchy denotes some specific stereotypical  attitude towards women, which pushes women....    Full story...

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