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Hindutva Forces Threaten Anti-Superstition Activist with Rape

THE threat from Hindutva fundamentalist forces looms larger each day, and is covering ever-wider ground. Obscurantist views on society are being expressed such as support to khap panchayats. The status and role of women are systematically sought to ... Peoples, 3 weeks ago
Irish Independent

The death of the anti-gay law was expected, so why are we surprised?

When Parliament passed the Anti-Homosexuality Bill earlier this year, and after it was very ceremoniously signed into law, this column argued that it was all a farce. It would be challenged in the courts, the column predicted, and struck down ...
 Uganda Daily Monitor2 weeks ago World in brief: Uganda campaigns for new anti-gay law  Irish Independent3 weeks ago

Florida Group Suggests Medical Marijuana Will Lead To Date Rape By Pot Cookie

There's been a lot of chatter about Florida's upcoming vote on medical marijuana legalization bill, Amendment 2. But No On 2 , a campaign partially funded by Las Vegas casino magnate Sheldon Adelson , is taking the talk in a new, low direction: ...
 Huffington Post2 weeks ago
International Business Times UK

Over Half of Indian Children Have Faced Sexual Abuse

Indian students of Saint Joseph Degree college participate in an anti-rape protest in Hyderabad(Getty) More than half of all children in India have faced sexual abuse, a top judge has warned, calling for an increase in the pace of convictions ...
 International Business Times UK3 weeks ago

India bill to try minors as adults

India's cabinet has approved a bill to allow children over 16 to be tried as adults for crimes like rape and murder. The move follows calls for stricter punishment for juveniles after a 17-year-old was among those convicted of gang rape and murder ...
 BBC3 weeks ago Cabinet clears bill to try minors as adults  Zawya.com3 weeks ago India: Bill to try minors as adults cleared  Gulf News3 weeks ago

Uganda court rejects anti-gay bill

Breaking news, I am officially legal. Ugandan gay activist Frank Mugisha tweeted that news to supporters around the world after Uganda's Constitutional Court on Friday overturned a law that punished homosexuality with life in jail. Gay, lesbian, ...
 Los Angeles Times1 month ago

Campus-rape bill comes under heavy fire

Text smaller Text bigger Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo. A congressional bill aimed at curbing sexual assault on America's college and university campuses actually would make the problem worse, contends the anti-violence group Stop Abusive and ...
 WorldNetDaily3 weeks ago
Media Matters for America

Fox News Pushes "Mistress" Gossip With Anti-Clinton Author Interviews

Fox News is usinganonymously-sourced claims from anti-Clinton authors to inject the rumor that Bill Clinton has a mistress into the media, claims which the network has apparently made no effort to confirm. Weekly Standard online editor Daniel ...
 Media Matters for America1 month ago
Womens Enews

Nigerian State Rape Law Pushes Anti-Queer Agenda

Campaign poster from Nigerian LGBTIs in Diaspora Against Anti Same Sex Laws . Credit: Nigerian LGBTIs in Diaspora Against Anti Same Sex Laws ABUJA , Nigeria (WOMENSENEWS)-- When an email with the subject line " Kano: Passage of Rape ...
 Womens Enews1 month ago
Denver Post

Anti-abortion groups want Sen. Mark Udall to support limits on late-term abortions

Sen. Mark Udall has made women's issues the cornerstone of his campaign, and on Tuesday several conservative anti-abortion groups are joining in, asking the Democrat in a tough re-election bid to support a bill limiting late-term abortions. ...
 Denver Post1 week ago Criticism over new RoI abortion laws  UTV2 weeks ago Groups call for investigation of abortion clinic  AZCentral.com1 month ago GOP plots late-term abortion counterattack  The Hill1 week ago
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