Tag Archives: women’s rights

Dress code for women in Chechnya

Human Rights Watch (HRW) yesterday released a 40-page report called You Dress According to Their Rules: Enforcement of an Islamic Dress Code for Women in Chechnya. (Full PDF version of the report can be downloaded here.) It’s about time for such a report. … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day! In Russia, it has become a vomit-inducing feast of mawkishness with no connection whatsoever to what it was supposed to be: an occasion to promote gender equality and women’s right, created by socialist female activist Klara … Continue reading

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