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Millions March Against the Hatred Agenda

The Washington Post was the first to say that millions marched on Jan. 21 to reject the agenda of hatred towards women, immigrants, Muslims and science.  There were actions on seven continents, yes, even in Antarctica.  Several hundred brave people gathered in protest in Moscow and in Myrammar where marches are forbidden they had a solidarity picnic! Here’s a two ...

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Egyptian women protest in Cairo against brutal treatment | The Guardian

Hundreds of women have taken to the streets of Cairo to protest against military rule and the brutal treatment of female protesters by Egypt’s security services. The women rallied outside a government office complex in Tahrir Square, the scene of violent clashes earlier on Tuesday in which at least four demonstrators were shot dead by military police. Dozens of men ...

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Women: redefining peace, democracy and security | openDemocracy

From May 23-25, women activists and scholars from around the world will gather in Quebec at the invitation of the Nobel Women’s Initiative to discuss ‘Women Forging a New Security: Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict’. Jenny Morgan and Jessica Horn will be reporting for openDemocracy 50.50 It’s five years since the Nobel Women’s Initiative was established by sister Nobel Peace ...

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