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Women, Security, and the Sudan Referendum

This week, voters are flooding the polls in Sudan to vote on a referendum to allow the South to secede and form its own, independent country.  Despite concerns of violence and unrest, the vote has been largely peaceful and is expected to yield a victory for the independence movement.  However, despite the success so far, […]

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How Women Are Doing in Greece

 “Of all creatures who live and have intelligence, we women are most miserable. …People say that women lead a life without danger inside our homes, while men fight in war; but they are wrong. I would rather serve three times in battle than give birth once.” Medea’s complaint, Athens, Greece, 431 BC (Euripedes, Medea 230-51.G) […]

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