Posted on 15/05/2013 by matisak
More than a dozen brands plan to sign a five-year contract that requires they help pay for fire safety and building improvements.
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Posted on 17/04/2013 by matisak
According to media reports Pope Francis stressed the “fundamental” importance of women in the Roman Catholic Church.
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Posted on 16/03/2013 by matisak
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Posted on 08/03/2013 by matisak
According to media reports Vatican, Iran, Russia and other nations resist UN efforts to stop sexual violence against women. The objections are based on the argument about the different cultures and religion.
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Posted on 12/02/2013 by matisak
Posted on 31/01/2013 by matisak
We have seen these stories about the possible campaign which should discourage people from Romania and Bulgaria from coming to the UK. And also a mocking anti-campaign from Romanian paper Gandul. What does it tell us about the UK perception of Romania and Bulgaria and vice versa?
Filed under: Europe, Politics, Society, UK politics, United Kingdom | Tagged: Bulgaria, Europe, Politics, Romania, UK politics, United Kingdom | 2 Comments »
Posted on 24/01/2013 by matisak
The Pentagon to declare lifting a ban on women serving in combat. How revolutionary is this act and what added value it may give to military? And BTW, is it a right decision in your opinion?
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Posted on 08/01/2013 by matisak
India: A key cause for premature female deaths is the ill-treatment of women and overt discrimination which take on many forms not just rape.
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