The Untold Story of the Ukrainian Revolution: For and by Women

The Untold Story of the Ukrainian Revolution: For and by Women

Natalia Karbowska – Epoch Times – Thursday, 06 March 2014 (originally published 04 Mar) News from Ukraine is moving so fast that, if you don’t look closely, you’ll miss the untold story: a revolution for and by Ukrainian women. People referred to Maidan as a force of “male heroes” while delegating women to cook, clean, […]

India seeks to regulate its booming “rent-a-womb” industry

India seeks to regulate its booming “rent-a-womb” industry

Nita Bhalla – Thomson Reuters Foundation – Thursday, 03 October 2013 (originally published 30 Sept) ANAND, India, Sept 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Dressed in a green surgical gown and cap, British restaurateur Rekha Patel cradled her newborn daughter at the Akanksha clinic in northwestern India as her husband Daniel smiled warmly, peering in through […]

Ukraine based FEMEN defies ‘sexism’ in efforts to stop human traffickers

Ukraine based FEMEN defies ‘sexism’ in efforts to stop human traffickers

Sabine Clappaert – WNN Features (WNN) Kiev, UKRAINE: At first sight, few people would mark the group of topless young women protesting in the streets of Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, as outspoken advocates or feminists. Garlands of flowers adorn their waist-length hair, strategically thrown forward to cover their bare breasts. But the black graffiti-style […]