"Woman will always be dependent until she holds a purse of her own."
—Elizabeth Cady Stanton


 
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Women: just pawns in the game

Posted by Georgia Ann Mullen on August 9, 2011 | Leave a comment (2)
Mobster and human smuggler Bill Bedini was back in Albania after jumping bail in Texas. “This [is] payback to your Uncle Edmond for when I was in the United States,” he said as he beat two young women, nieces of the Albanian man who testified against him in the U.S. A human weed, Bedini...

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Do you own a book?

Posted by Georgia Ann Mullen on September 7, 2010 | Leave a comment (1)
Can you imagine not owning a book? Not even one book? Hard as it is to believe, millions of children in the United States cannot call even one book their own. While a middle-class child has approximately 13 books, there’s only one book floating around a low-income neighborhood of 300...

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Women and poverty inextricably linked

Posted by Georgia Ann Mullen on January 31, 2010 | Leave a comment (3)
“Poverty is the world’s worst human rights crisis,” declares Irene Khan in The Unheard Truth – Poverty and Human Rights. Khan, secretary general of Amnesty International from 2001 to 2009, recognizes “discrimination, state repression, corruption, insecurity, and violence” as human...

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Human trafficking: the new drug trafficking

Posted by Georgia Ann Mullen on January 28, 2010 | Leave a comment (0)
Human trafficking is the world’s fastest growing unlawful industry. This year it is predicted to surpass the illegal drug trade, making it the world’s leading criminal activity. So say articles by Evens Sanon, Jonathan Katz and Megan McAdams in The Progress Report...

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