All Blog Posts Tagged 'Women' (4)

The land of Curse on Womenhood

The land of Jats - Haryana traces its roots to the five thousand years old Mahabharata epic which defines the traditional cry of women empowerment where the mythical Draupti struggled & adjust among her the five husbands of choice. The situation of women in Haryana has remained in the most deplorable state where the womb of humanity feels the fears of superstitious believes where the light of insanity enters the choice of ultras to be born or not. This state has set…

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Added by Hatef Mokhtar on April 14, 2012 at 0:04 — No Comments

An unexpected shelter for victims of violence and orphans



 

Faith-based spaces are usually a shelter for  people’s souls, where they to let their spirit fly, pray,or meditate. But in this case, the  Buddhist “Bo De Pagoda” in Hanoi, Vietnam, goes beyond that. This Pagoda (or temple) is a place that serves not only as a praying/meditation centre, as it is also a shelter for victims of GBV gender based violence (in…

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Added by Cesar Robles on November 7, 2011 at 14:30 — No Comments

Women in Jordan’s Elections and Media Coverage



Women have little chance of leading or representing others in a tribal society that nourishes male dominance.



Aljazeera has published a news report online, Nov 10, 2010, about the results of the elections in Jordan. Its comprehensive report mentioned: The ‘loyalists’ of King Abdullah II, the opposition Islamic Action Front (IAF), the tribal-linked candidates, the opposition political parties other than the IAF, Jordan’s… Continue

Added by Iqbal Tamimi on November 14, 2010 at 15:30 — 2 Comments

Different Colors of My Culture

I am living in multicultural country. Pakistan is known for possessing a very rich culture. What is the culture of the people of this country? Many people in the country quite often say "we must do that since it reflects the values of our culture. Similarly, on other occasions, they say owe must not do that because it violates the values of our culture.



The main features of the culture in Pakistan are safeguarding the honor and respect. Pakistan has four provinces with people having… Continue

Added by SAADIA SEHAR on October 15, 2010 at 12:00 — 3 Comments

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