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One in three female soldiers are raped during their US military service

October 20, 2011


Sarah Lazare “My experience reporting military sexual assault was worse than the actual assault,” says Jessica (a pseudonym for her protection), a former marine officer and Iraq veteran who left the military because of her command’s poor handling of her assault charges. “The command has so much power over a victim of sexual assault. They […]

Unnoticed: The Child Workers in Afghanistan

October 18, 2011

1 Unnoticed: Children of Kabul Unnoticed: Children of Kabul will document the tragedy of a new generation of Afghan children growing up without an education and spending their childhood in poverty and labor. Their families devastated by the war, thousands of children are forced to work in the busy streets of Kabul, selling candy, shining […]

Improving Your Job Interview Skills

October 8, 2011


Rafik Beekun Alhamdolillah. After sending out many letters, you  have been invited to a job interview. Now as the date looms closer, you begin to experience stress and may even stay up during the night wondering whether you will make it through.  If you are too stressed, please read my blog’s section on stress management.  […]

Muslim Woman Is One of Three to Win 2011 Nobel Peace Prize

October 7, 2011


Tawakkul Karman’s Acceptance of the Nobel Peace Prize Speech in Oslo One of the most moving speeches I have listened to. This is the complete acceptance speech of Tawakkul Karman from Yemen, the first Arab woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize, as well as its youngest winner to date. Karman, a 32-year-old mother of […]

The Islamophobia Network in the USA: Misinformation in Action

October 6, 2011


Center for American Progress This in-depth investigation conducted by the Center for American Progress Action Fund reveals not a vast right-wing conspiracy behind the rise of Islamophobia in our nation but rather a small, tightly networked group of misinformation experts guiding an effort that reaches millions of Americans through effective advocates, media partners, and grassroots […]