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Loujain al-Halthloul, Saudi Rights Activist, Gets Prison Sentence

Loujain al-Halthloul, Saudi Rights Activist, Gets Prison Sentence

Loujain al-Halthloul, Saudi Rights Activist, Gets Prison Sentence Loujain al-Halthloul, Saudi Rights Activist, Gets Prison Sentence Women in Saudi Arabia have been allowed to drive since the kingdom lifted the ban in June 2018, one of the historic social reforms inaugurated over the last few years by Saudi Arabia’s crown prince and de facto ruler, Mohammed bin Salman. Under the …

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Biden Expected to Expand US-India Relationship, While Stressing Human Rights

Biden Expected to Expand US-India Relationship, While Stressing Human Rights

Biden Expected to Expand US-India Relationship, While Stressing Human Rights Biden Expected to Expand US-India Relationship, While Stressing Human Rights WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has significantly invested in its relationship with India over the past four years, seeing the country as a crucial partner in counterbalancing the rise of China. Military cooperation and a personal friendship between President Trump …

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Annette Bening on transgender rights: ‘It’s not a threat to anyone else if someone has a different gender or identity’

Annette Bening on transgender rights: ‘It’s not a threat to anyone else if someone has a different gender or identity’

Annette Bening on transgender rights: ‘It’s not a threat to anyone else if someone has a different gender or identity’ Annette Bening on transgender rights: ‘It’s not a threat to anyone else if someone has a different gender or identity’ The Oscar nominee and mother of four spoke candidly to The Daily Beast about her experience parenting her son Stephen, …

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Leading charity warns of workers’ rights crisis as ‘new normal’ pushes employees to breaking point

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Leading charity warns of workers’ rights crisis as ‘new normal’ pushes employees to breaking point Leading charity warns of workers’ rights crisis as ‘new normal’ pushes employees to breaking point Gig economy, agency and zero-hours staff face worse employment rights violations than the rest of the working population, Citizens Advice has warned as the number of people on zero-hours contracts …

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5 Picture Books About Civil Rights

5 Picture Books About Civil Rights

5 Picture Books About Civil Rights 5 Picture Books About Civil Rights SHIRLEY CHISHOLM IS A VERB!Written by Veronica ChambersIllustrated by Rachelle Baker Verbs are words about “doing,” Veronica Chambers explains at the beginning of “Shirley Chisholm Is a Verb!” “Verbs are words that move the world forward,” as did Congresswoman Chisholm, a daughter of immigrants and the first African-American, …

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Cory Booker’s College Athletes Bill of Rights Would Let Players Share Profits

Cory Booker's College Athletes Bill of Rights Would Let Players Share Profits

Cory Booker’s College Athletes Bill of Rights Would Let Players Share Profits Cory Booker’s College Athletes Bill of Rights Would Let Players Share Profits If would be one thing to suggest that Trevor Lawrence, the dynamic Clemson quarterback, be paid $173,000 this season. But what about the long snapper at Bowling Green? And it would raise few eyebrows to say …

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‘Nightmare’ Australia Housing Lockdown Called Breach of Human Rights

‘Nightmare’ Australia Housing Lockdown Called Breach of Human Rights

‘Nightmare’ Australia Housing Lockdown Called Breach of Human Rights ‘Nightmare’ Australia Housing Lockdown Called Breach of Human Rights MELBOURNE, Australia — The sudden lockdown this summer of nine public housing towers in Melbourne that left 3,000 people without adequate food and medication and access to fresh air during the city’s second coronavirus wave breached human rights laws, an investigation found. …

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The New Abortion Rights Advocates Are on TikTok

The New Abortion Rights Advocates Are on TikTok

The New Abortion Rights Advocates Are on TikTok The New Abortion Rights Advocates Are on TikTok In a TikTok filmed in August outside of a women’s health center in Charlotte, N.C., the uncensored version of the mid-1990s novelty rap song “Short, Short Man,” by Gillette blares: “Eenie weenie teenie weenie shriveled little short, short man.” The camera is focused on …

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Dispute Erupts Over Translation Rights to New Nobel Laureate

Dispute Erupts Over Translation Rights to New Nobel Laureate

Dispute Erupts Over Translation Rights to New Nobel Laureate Dispute Erupts Over Translation Rights to New Nobel Laureate Chus Visor, that publisher’s founder, told Europa Press, a Spanish news agency, that he would start publishing Glück as soon as possible and did not understand the dispute. “What happened with Glück has happened with authors throughout life and in Spain as …

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Overlooked No More: Barbara Waxman Fiduccia, Reproductive Rights Advocate

Overlooked No More: Barbara Waxman Fiduccia, Reproductive Rights Advocate

Overlooked No More: Barbara Waxman Fiduccia, Reproductive Rights Advocate Overlooked No More: Barbara Waxman Fiduccia, Reproductive Rights Advocate Fiduccia pushed for increased access to reproductive services, including mammograms and pelvic exams. She and others successfully lobbied to expand the national Hate Crime Statistics Act to include violence against people with disabilities. She also served on the California attorney general’s Civil …

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