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RFA Unveils e-Book on Asian Women Fighting for Human Rights


WASHINGTON – Ahead of Human Rights Day, Radio Free Asia (RFA) today unveiled an e-book profiling the lives, work, and sacrifice of women from Asian countries and regions under authoritarian rule taking up the fight for human rights on their families’ and communities’ behalf. ‘It’s Read more »

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Women and Media: Africa in Focus


Join the BBG and Gallup on September 23 2014 for a discussion about women’s media consumption habits across Africa, and how those choices impact their lives.

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RFE/RL Reports: What Does An Independent Afghanistan Mean For Its Women?

Rights activists fear that many of the civil liberties women have gained in Afghanistan over the past decade or so could soon be eroded.

Today Afghanistan marks 94 years of independence from Britain, but as foreign military forces prepare to withdraw from the country at the end of 2014, Afghanistan remains marred by violence that threatens its stability and progress toward greater pluralism. Women, especially, face routine violence, repressive Read more »

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Celebrate 2012 National Women’s History Month

Women Suffarage

2012 National Women’s History Month Women’s Education – Women’s Empowerment Date: Tuesday, March 21, 2012 Re-enactment of the historical 1913 Women’s Suffrage March Time: 10:30 A.M. Location: Marchers will meet at 330 Independence Ave., SW (C Street parking lot) The march will take place from Read more »

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