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No sex please we're American

08-09-2003 19:49

This article is about young Americans being coerced into remaining virgins

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'Honour killings' law blocked

08-09-2003 02:28

Some women in Jordan are regarded as their family's property

Parliament in Jordan has overwhelmingly rejected a proposed law imposing harsher punishments for men who kill female relatives in what are known as "honour killings".

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Nottingham & Manchester Gay Pride Events.

04-09-2003 10:58

Gay Pride
Nottingham Gay Pride - A lovely gay afternoon out in the park. Stalls and info exchange around the field and bands and singers from the Bandstand all afternoon

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Channel 4 uncovers investigation about Asian men targeting schoolgirls for sex

22-08-2003 22:38

An 18 month poilce and social services investigation into allegations that young Asian men are targeting underage grils for sex, drugs and prostitution in the town of Keighley, West Yorkshire.

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wot no boring student graffiti ?

07-08-2003 23:13

new graffiti

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Blow for Jordan Women

05-08-2003 02:46

The lower house of Jordan's newly-elected parliament has rejected a law which gave women in the kingdom the right to file for divorce.

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Glasgow,7.6.2003, Interview with anarcha-feminists about Frock On festival

24-07-2003 10:29

On 7th of june, the second "Frock On" Festival took place in Glasgow.
Here is an interview with two of the members of the organising collective explaining what the festival is about, how it was founded and organised, and what is offered at the feminist festival.

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interview with Jam74 anti-road protester

18-07-2003 15:43

On 7th of june, the second "Frock On" Festival took place in Glasgow.
See: and and also for more info.
At this event several campaigns were having stalls and handing out information.
Here is an interview with an anti-road campainger.

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Anti-gm audio interview from FrockOn festival, Glasgow, 7th of june 2003

18-07-2003 15:22

On 7th of june, the second "Frock On" Festival took place in Glasgow.
See: and for more info.
At this event several campaigns were having stalls and handing out information.
Here is an interview with an anti-gm protester.

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Anglicans Promote Gay Bishop; Reject ‘Word Of God’

29-06-2003 14:01

The leader of the world's 70 million Anglicans has stood behind the appointment of an openly homosexual bishop, Cannon Jeffrey John. The Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams said he saw nothing wrong with the appointment of Jeffrey John, 50, as Bishop of Reading. But the appointment has caused dissatisfaction among members of the church. Among these include six bishops, led by Archbishop Peter Jensen.

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Gaelic family in name victory/ Buannachd son teaghlaich a-thaobh ainmeachaidh

24-06-2003 19:41

Gaelic speaking family protest and win the right to register their daughter's name in Gaelic after refusal from the Registrar General.

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audio report, Thessaloniki: anarcha feminists talk about their situations

21-06-2003 13:07

two anarcha feminists talk about their situations in Turkey-Ankara and Eugene-USA a talk recorded in the squatted university of Thessaloniki.

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Smash patriarchy! leaflet from Thessaloniki.

21-06-2003 12:36

Smash Patriarchy
Anti-sexist leaflet of the mixed plena, 19th of june including the anti-sexist manifesto from 17th of june on the campus of the University of Thessaloniki in context with the protest against the EU summit.
The anti-sexist leaflet with both declarations, Smash Patriarchy and the anti-sexist manifesto were distributed in numbers of 400 copies in english and greek.

Already Tuesday evening, the 17th of june, women had decided after a women's meeting,
because of sexual encroachment and violations of personal border as well as because of the partly aggressive atmosphere on the Campus, to enter the stage of a rock gig on the campus to read out the anti-sexist manifesto in greek and english.

Both declarations are available in english and greek, translation into other languages is appreciated.

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A national tempest about a report from Status of Women Canada

21-06-2003 00:44

Some English-Canadian newspapers are claiming that a report published by Status of Women Canada, « School Success by Gender : A Catalyst for Masculinist Discourse », sets up a "black-list" of men's organizations. The study's Project Director responds to critics.

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Peace Vigil of Women in Black in Edinburgh

06-04-2003 16:59

Peace Vigil of Women in Black in Edinburgh
The "Women in Black" hold regular vigils in Edinburgh.
Here are pictures of the silent protest from the 29th of march 2003. (article 1)

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10-03-2003 10:24

Protest against Gap on International womens' day in Edinburgh.

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Sheffield Women In Black Jan31 2003

03-02-2003 20:59

Sheffield Women In Black Jan31 2003
'Dead' casualty outside Sheffield Town Hall Jan 31 2003. Women In Black Vigil spells out the humanitarian consequences of bombing Iraq. Photo and text.

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ARGENTINA & VENEZUELA: organising for survival & revolution

02-09-2002 13:42

ARGENTINA & VENEZUELA: organising for survival & revolution
Isabel Zanutigh and Beatriz Marega of the grassroots housewives’ union Sindicato de Amas de Casa de Santa Fe & the Red Interbarrial de Mujeres are coming to Europe. Women's hard work, resourcefulness and their determination to remain independent of all political parties have been crucial to surviving and winning some financial recognition.

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Leeds Mayday Protests

01-05-2001 17:35

the Leeds Mayday protest - the tour of shame!
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