March 8 2013

A Global Glance at the Real War on Women

Emily Wismer

 

Today is International Women’s Day. Sadly, too many governments around the world still refuse to defend women under the law. Today, we’d like to bring awareness to a few of their struggles and causes:

Stories spread regarding violence used to silence political opposition in Tahrir.

Certain rape laws in Morocco are degrading to women.

The United Nations canceled a marathon from which Hamas banned women.

This art exhibit describes the horrors of Turkey’s honor killings of women.

 

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