Category Archives: Human Rights

Captain Obvious Investigates: Abortion Rates and Contraception

Jezebel has hit the mark again with this light-hearted article on a serious topic: ‘Abortion Capital of the World’ Curiously Less Abort-y After Women Go on the Pill. The Georgian abortion rates cited in the above article are staggering: an … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Avoiding Jail When You’re Pregnant

10 Tips for Avoiding Jail When You’re Pregnant | Fem2pt0. I stumbled on this shocking satire and was even more shocked to realise it wasn’t as satirical as I first assumed. The tips are based on real life incidents and … Continue reading

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Why shouldn’t men and women be equal?

I have never really asked that question before because I’ve grown up in a world where equality is the norm. People who question that norm really boggle my mind. The claim that men and women are not equal seems so absurd … Continue reading

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So you think you will dance?

Many prostitutes leave their home countries thinking they are going to have a career in dance (or modelling), only to end up in brothels and strip clubs. Some of the sex workers may be in the business voluntarily but many … Continue reading

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Misogynist Doctors Risk Lives

I heard of a particularly nasty incident where a woman was made to suffer needlessly because of her doctor’s misogynist policies. There was a pregnant woman who had spinal rheumatoid arthritis and a herniated disk in her back. She suffered … Continue reading

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@NiceGuyBrianG Part III

One last post about @NiceGuyBrianG’s justifications for rape. This time we will tackle victim blaming and natural law, but let’s start with this one: @NiceGuyBrianG: “sex is a basic right ‘within a relationship’ is what i said.” Not really, no. … Continue reading

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More of @NiceGuyBrianG

In the earlier post I talked about some of @NiceGuyBrianG’s tweets but there’s more from where that came from. This is not pleasant reading or up-lifting to think about, and possibly not suitable for young people, but it’s important to … Continue reading

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