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December 2014

Boggling Billboards: Should Americans Condemn a Cultural Practice?

DATE : December 19, 2014 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

The recent installation of billboards in Dearborn condemning female genital mutilation (FGM) — the non-medical cutting of girls’ genitalia in order to “purify” them or ensure their chastity — has received a powerful mixed reaction.

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THEY GAVE THEIR LIVES TO WAKE US UP!

DATE : December 17, 2014 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : 2 Comments

Following the ruthless massacre of innocent children and their teachers at a School in Peshawar, Pakistan I posted my facebook profile picture saying “We are Sorry”. I mean it. We are sorry as individuals, organizations, communities and a nation for having let down our future generations. These students were the brightest light of our country […]

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Malala: Won the Battle But Not Yet the War

DATE : December 11, 2014 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

On December 10, Malala Yousefzai received the Nobel Prize for her dedication to achieving rights and access to education for all girls.

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