Women and the Role of Husbandry for Stronger Community-led Development

Originally posted on Global Advocacy: Bottom-Up, Gender-Focused Development for All:
THP Country Director with a beneficiary. We live in a world where women still continue to fight for equal rights. They are not given the option to make decisions and their needs are only secondary to men. According to the United Nation’s Food and Agricultural…

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Irregular extraditions: when political bias supersedes the rule of law.

Extradition is a broad concept that refers to the formal or unofficial process of transferring a fugitive back to the State where he is currently being tried or has already been convicted for a crime. It is a notion strictly connected to the concept of territoriality and the limitations that burden States associated with apprehending […]

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How embroidery is helping women in Pakistan stand up to honor killings and inequality

Originally posted on ideas.ted.com:
Khalida Brohi grew up traveling between two very different parts of Pakistan: the bustling city of Karachi, where her parents moved so that she and her sisters could go to school, and a small village in Balochistan, where her family has its roots. Brohi got a modern education, and also…

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Women under Islam

Originally posted on Women Without Borders:
As the UN’s Gender Inequality Index (see previous post) indicates, most of the worst gender gaps occur in Islamic countries. A new report on gender-based violence written by the US Hudson Institute for the World Watch List describes how a profound lack of equality between men and women in…

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