Category Archives: Social rights of women

Saudi women defy ban on driving cars: The Militant

The Militant Vol. 75/No. 24 July 4, 2011 Saudi women defy ban on driving cars BY CINDY JAQUITH Dozens of Saudi women drove cars in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, and other Saudi cities June 17 to protest the … Continue reading

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Egypt: Woman striker killed on picket line: Al-Masry Al-Youm

Worker killed during strike at garments company Sarah Carr Wed, 08/06/2011 – 21:22 The long-running industrial strike by workers at Mansoura-Espana Garments Company took a tragic twist on Tuesday when a worker was run over and killed during a protest … Continue reading

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Harassment of female students at University of Bahrain. Mass dismissals of Bahraini University students continues.

Tweet May 22, 2011 Manama, Bahrain edited with partial translation in New York by Rawlinsview Story of a young woman university student in Bahrain. This story comes from a verified source in Bahrain with whom I have contact. It continues … Continue reading

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Classic work on woman’s liberation “Womans Evolution” by Evelyn Reed receives Farsi language Iranian release

Excerpted from The Militant socialist newspaper The Militant Vol. 75/No. 21 May 30, 2011 How women became, and will cease being, ‘the second sex’ Final volume of ‘Woman’s Evolution’ to be published in Iran—a moment to celebrate Below is the … Continue reading

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Al Jazeera interviews Fareeda al-Dallal, wife of Dr al-Dallal physician detained in Bahrain, tells of abuse and intimidation

Relatives fearful over Bahrain trials Scores of medical employees detained for treating injured demonstrators, rights groups say. Last Modified: 01 May 2011 15:25 In Bahrain, human-rights workers say at least 50 medical staff are still missing after a crackdown on … Continue reading

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Testimonial on events in Bahrain by South East Asian woman migrant worker with background article

The writer of this piece which is partially translated and edited by the Rawlinsview Blog, is Betty la-Fea (Real names cannot be used in Bahrain for fear of state reprisal. I have verified this person’s identity but must hold back … Continue reading

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19 in Bahrain: A young woman speaks

April 7, 2011 A village in Bahrain/New York I was able to correspond with a young woman whose identity I can verify though I can not release it out of concern for the safety of herself and her family. For … Continue reading

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The Origins of the Family Private Property and the State

It is remarkable how well much of this holds up. First published by Freiderich Engels in 1884 based upon the researches of Henry Louis Morgan who lived for 40 years, during the mid 19th century, with the Iroquois Native Americans … Continue reading

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Bahrain Democracy Movement Honors “Our Mother”

In my second post on this weeks theme of woman in the Bahrain democracy movement I want to call attention to Bahyia al Aradi. On Tuesday March 22, at 5:27 am Eastern Time Reuters reported the seventh civilian death of … Continue reading

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