Posted: Thu, January 10, 2013 | By: Joern Pallensen
[the Home Page foto for this article is of Aliaa Magda Almady, the “Egyptian nude blogger”]
Infanticide, child marriage and slavery, rape, genital mutilation, forced marriage, tracking, beating, honor killings, acid attacks, can’t go to school, can’t make enough money, – the list goes on an on… [a recent survey of G20 nations listed India as the worst place to be a woman, and Canada as the best] http://www.trust.org/trustlaw/news/special-coverage/g20women/
How encouraging amidst all this misery and abuse it is to read about heroines and freedom fighters like those I’ve put together in the photo list below. I could have spent hours adding more to the list, but these brave women and girls are some of the finest representatives I could think of. I will probably add more along the way… [additional info and links on these women can be found at my blog, where they were originally posted, HERE]
Psst.. I don’t suppose you could tell me of any heroines who are not revolting against Islam.. ?! – We all know what goes on in India, but.. present day names ? – China ? – Africa ? – Shouldn’t be too hard, but it’s quite amazing how Islam is “stealing” the spotlight, isn’t it..
This essay was first posted in Jorn’s blog, HERE Check there for additional photos and links to information on these women.
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