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Saudi Arabia has Two Female Athletes Competing at the Olympics. So What?

This year marks the first year that all of the more than 200 countries represented at the Olympics have a female athlete as part of their delegation. Specifically, this year, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Brunei all included women in the London Games. Saudi Arabia sent two judo athletes (who may be forced to compete without […]

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The Olympic Committee’s Missed Opportunity

As an Anglophile, I was very excited to hear that the Olympics would be in London this year.  However recently I have become less enthused, upon hearing that the Olympics committee has refused to address violence against women.  Specifically they are refusing to address the proven increased instances of sexual violence that occur along with […]

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