Suggestions to balance your coverage of Women, Islam and the War
Worldwide Trends in Honor Killings
by Phyllis CheslerMiddle East QuarterlySpring 2010, pp. 3-11
ADDITIONALLY, Jeff Imm of REAL is organizing a demonstration May 12 across from the white house where Obama and Karzi are meeting to discuss bringing the Taliban back into the power structure in Afghanistan.
Also, Hillary Clinton is finally being challenged by every major woman’s group about the state dept’s abandonment of women’s freedom and security. Clinton removed all Condi Rice’s development programs for Afghan and Iraqi women promising to replace them with “more comprehensive” programs but nothing has been done except for speeches about Clinton’s commitment to women. This despite public appeals from Afghani women. The link below is to an open letter signed by every major feminist leader who is actually working with global women’s issues including Doctor Chesler, whose website I linked above.