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Meet One Of The World's Only All-Women Peacekeeping Units #refinery29 http://www.refinery29.com/2015/09/93990/bangladesh-film-maker-all-women-haiti-peacekeepers

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A Ga. School Bans The Greeting 'Namaste.' Do They Know What It Means?

Inside the New York Public Library's Last, Secret Apartments | Atlas Obscura

Inside the New York Public Library's Last, Secret Apartments

Inside the New York Public Library's Last, Secret Apartments | Atlas Obscura

Betty Reid Soskin, America's oldest park ranger (93), is a fierce advocate for young women of color everywhere.

America's Oldest Park Ranger, 93, Is A Fierce Advocate For Young Women Of Color Everywhere

Betty Reid Soskin, America's oldest park ranger (93), is a fierce advocate for young women of color everywhere.

Peninnah Tombo of Kenya.  Some men have threatened to place a black magic curse on her. One came to her door with a machete threatening to kill her. Others have advised her husband to beat her to instill discipline, offering to do the job themselves if he was too softhearted.  It's not easy being Peninnah Tombo, a female rights activist in a tribe where the words "female" and "rights" rarely coincide.  "They don't even talk behind my back," says Tombo, 59. "They tell it to my face: 'You…

Masai woman rebels by insisting on being equal

Peninnah Tombo of Kenya. Some men have threatened to place a black magic curse on her. One came to her door with a machete threatening to kill her. Others have advised her husband to beat her to instill discipline, offering to do the job themselves if he was too softhearted. It's not easy being Peninnah Tombo, a female rights activist in a tribe where the words "female" and "rights" rarely coincide. "They don't even talk behind my back," says Tombo, 59. "They tell it to my face: 'You…

Nepal's Living Goddess, the Kumari Devi, 9, observes a chariot festival in Kathmandu on March 29. The goddess is worshipped by both Hindus and Buddhists. She's selected as a young child and lives an isolated and secretive existence and is rarely seen in public. Her historic home survived last month's earthquake with only minor cracks. She's being held by her caretaker Gautam Shakya.

The Very Strange Life Of Nepal's Child Goddess

Nepal's Living Goddess, the Kumari Devi, 9, observes a chariot festival in Kathmandu on March 29. The goddess is worshipped by both Hindus and Buddhists. She's selected as a young child and lives an isolated and secretive existence and is rarely seen in public. Her historic home survived last month's earthquake with only minor cracks. She's being held by her caretaker Gautam Shakya.

DOLORES HUERTA (B. 1930) has spent 60 years of her life enthusiastically advocating for the rights of others: women, children, the poor, and especially migrant workers. She was a grammar school teacher who decided that she could have a greater impact by organizing farm workers. Alongside César Chávez, Huerta founded the United States’ first farmworkers’ union: the National Farmworkers Association (later to become United Farm Workers).

DOLORES HUERTA (B. 1930) has spent 60 years of her life enthusiastically advocating for the rights of others: women, children, the poor, and especially migrant workers. She was a grammar school teacher who decided that she could have a greater impact by organizing farm workers. Alongside César Chávez, Huerta founded the United States’ first farmworkers’ union: the National Farmworkers Association (later to become United Farm Workers).

The Married Woman Who Kept Her Lover in the Attic | Atlas Obscura

The Married Woman Who Kept Her Lover in the Attic

13-year-old Purna becomes youngest girl to scale Everest - The Times of India

13-year-old Purna becomes youngest girl to scale Everest - The Times of India

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