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enoch-john's picture
Jan.13.2011
I am very saddened by what I have read of this  tragic incident.That a young man - only 22 years of age-could actually carry out this vicious deed speaks volumes of  his state of mind.I extend heart-felt condolences to the families ,friends and colleagues of the 6 victims. I also would like to...
dave-cullen's picture
Dec.23.2010
Five minutes into the Today Show this morning, the substitute co-host provided a stunning example of how not to interview a victim. Karen Hernandez had just lost her home and virtually everything she had in the California mudslides. The Today host began a live interview, and at first Karen...
margie-marybelle-mckinnon's picture
Oct.06.2010
The word “patriarchal”conjures up the picture of a white haired, kindly old man with a lined face, a father figure who is wise, spiritual and compassionate, a “venerable old man”. The term patriarchal has two sides. The positive side:” Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we had someone that could handle...
farzana-versey's picture
Jun.23.2010
All you need is a little over $2 to prevent rape. Rape-aXe's hooks will latch onto a man’s penis during penetration. It is a female “condom with teeth”. The South Africa-based Dr. Sonnet Ehlers has created this device based on a comment made by a rape victim she met years ago who said, “If only I...
margie-marybelle-mckinnon's picture
Jun.06.2010
A Google alert blazed the heading,Reports on Child Labor and Sexual Abuse of Children in Pakistani Society;, from MEMRI, Middle East Media Research Institute.  2012 cases of child sexual abuse were recorded from all over Pakistan during 2009; this number shows a 9.4% increase. It means...
margie-marybelle-mckinnon's picture
Apr.30.2010
  Victims of childhood sexual abuse, too numerous to count, come in all religions, all nationalities, all ages, and all backgrounds.  Childhood sexual abuse has no color or religious prejudice, targets no special income group, and plays favorite with neither male nor female.  The lingering tragedy...
margie-marybelle-mckinnon's picture
Apr.03.2010
April is Child Sexual Abuse month. It heightens my awareness of the need to stop this deadly epidemic.  We need more Lamplighter Chapters, a place for victims to go to tell their story; we need an army. Part of my goal is to give a clear understanding of what is going on with this subject.  So many...
andrew-q-lam's picture
Jan.19.2010
President Obama recently granted temporary protected status (TPS) to undocumented Haitians living in the United States, and this is surely a step in the right direction for human rights. After all, repatriating them back to a living hell would be immoral at best, and at worst, a crime against...
govinda-rizal's picture
Dec.10.2009
  Constitution of Bhutan 7 (15) states: “All persons are equal before the law and are entitled to equal and effective protection of the law and shall not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, sex, language, religion, politics or other status.” RGoB categorized the people into 7...
balthazar-rodrigue-nzomono-balenda's picture
Nov.06.2009
At Fort Hood, a soldier gunned down 12 and injured 31 people. His name is Nidal Malik Hassan. He opened fire at a military processing center and In my opinion the 39 year old psychiatrist felt like it was wrong for him to declare war against the Muslim world, while he being a Muslim himself. Malik...