A historic moment: Hillary Clinton to accept presidential nomination

Hillary Clinton (photo credit hillaryclinton.com) will accept the presidential nomination and no female politician before her was so close to winning the White House. How important is this moment in regard to political representation of women and maybe also more broadly how important is this moment for American society? Read few comments.

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Justice for Farkhunda. But will it happen in Afghanistan?

After the lynching of innocent woman by mob in Kabul there is a hashtag #JusticeforFarkhunda, there are protests and the Afghan government said it will have to work on measures, and this incident will bring a lot of changes. So from your point of view what changes are necessary to prevent similar violence in the future and how optimistic or pessimistic are you about implementing any changes that could make a difference? Read few comments.

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Women rights are human rights

By Valbona Zeneli, Professor of Security Studies, George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies.

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Female ambassadors to Saudi Arabia? But will it change something?

Shirin Ebadi said that the European countries should send woman ambassadors to countries like Saudi Arabia or Iran. What do you think about this idea? Would this be worth to try? Would it be helpful for women’s rights in these countries or perhaps the impact will be very limited, and why? Read few comments.

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Burka Avenger strikes!

Will it change anything? Read few comments.

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Women’s rights and post-2014 Afghanistan

With some attacks on high profile Afghan women  many people expect that whatever will happen in post-2014 Afg. the effect on women’s rights will be negative for sure. Would you say it is really almost an inevitable scenario, or you do not agree with this assumption, and why? Read few comments.

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Ireland: New legislation allows abortion for the first time

Would you call it the evolution or the revolution, and why, in terms of the debate about the abortion in Ireland? Read few comments.

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