Tag Archives: women’s rights

Republicans cannot stay away from the word ‘rape’: “some girls, they rape so easy”, Wisconsin’s Roger Rivard once said!

June 16, 2013

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This may be old news but it just landed in my mailbox, courtesy “The National Memo”.  TOLA. Republican Rep Offers Fatherly Advice: ‘Some Girls Rape Easy’ Paul Ryan & Roger Rivard Freshman Rep. Roger Rivard (R-WI) has broken the one rule Republicans have been trying to stick to since Rep. Todd Akin humiliated the entire […]

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Indonesian Women in Mixed Marriages Fight for Equality – Jakarta Globe

June 1, 2013

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Dual-nationality families are being hurt by local laws, Group says.  By Sylviana Hamdani Srikandi, a group of women dedicated to helping Indonesian women untangle legal issues that will help their spouses gain permanent residency in Indonesia,  continue the fight to win legal equity for women married to non-Indonesians by working towards a change in discriminatory […]

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