Ana’s Feed Is All About Women
In a radio interview with Bill Manders on Jan. 25, Sharron Angle — the GOP candidate and Tea Party darling challenging Harry Reid for Nevada’s U.S. Senate seat — came out firmly against abortion. She even took the extreme position that women should not have control over their reproductive rights in cases of rape or incest, because it would interfere with God’s “plan” for them…
Palestinian women are hoping to improve their lives by using the air waves. A group of women in the West Bank this month launched one of the first all-women’s radio stations in the Arab world.
The British-backed team is made of up of women from 18 to 39 years-old. British consulate spokesperson Karen McLuskie says, “They are inspiring in a conflict zone where fun is low on the priority list.”
…Let’s be clear: the fetus has no brain. It is not alive, and it will never be alive. It is an empty vessel, a bundle of flesh that will never be a living human being. The judge is forcing a woman to carry and nourish a lifeless vessel, out of some strange belief that the “right to life” applies to something that can never be alive…
MALÉ, June 24, 2010 (IPS) – Authorities in the Maldives view women’s issues as a core human rights problem and are keen to tackle them head on, but cultural and religious issues often stand in the way.
“No doubt the government of President Mohamed Nasheed recognises many problems and is willing to tackle them, but there’s limited ability to do so because of deep-rooted cultural and religious issues,” according to a Maldivian journalist, who declined to be named.
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