Day: February 13, 2019

Russian Court Sentences Jehovah’s Witness To 6 Years In Prison

A Danish Jehovah’s Witness, Dennis Christensen, was sentenced to six years in prison by the Russian Court system on charges of “organizing a banned extremist group”. Russia’s Supreme Court had banned Jehovah’s Witnesses back in April of 2017, and labeled the religious group as an extremist organization. Many human rights

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Why Menstruation Stigma And Exile Are Still Issues In Nepal

A young woman in Nepal has died in a fire after being banished from her home under Chhaupadi, a practice that considers menstruating women ‘impure’. Amongst other things, this belief forces women to leave home and stay in inadequate huts for the duration of their menstruation cycle, despite the fact

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