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October 2017

September 2017

Yousef Al Otaiba, Double Life of UAE Ambassador in DC

September 27th, 2017|Categories: blog|Tags: , |

United Arab Emirates Ambassador to the United States Hacked Emails Reveal Party Life Luxury trips, sex trafficking and drugs raise question on state of Women in the UAE The Intercept ran an investigation on the United Arab Emirates ambassador to the United States Yousef Al Otaiba. For years, he lived a double life entertaining high-end Washington leaders with alcohol, drugs and prostituted women.  It was not until the two worlds collided in leaked emails that showed the ambassadors lavish lifestyle. Nevertheless, the question was raised on the worth of women in a country where powerful men can get away with almost anything. […]

War Scare: Trump Ready to use Nukes after North Korean Latest Missile Test

September 17th, 2017|Categories: blog|Tags: , , , , |

After Last Sunday's launching yet another missile by North Korea, there is a chance of war on the horizon and we can only wait to see how everything unfolds. The Trump Administration has made new sanctions.

Naz Smyth Divorce! Divorce! Divorce!

September 9th, 2017|Categories: blog|Tags: , , , , |

Divorce! Divorce! Divorce! Muslim women in India ban sexist divorce law With Urban legends Candy Man and Bloody Mary you speak three words, they appear. Imagine now uttering divorce, divorce, divorce and just like that your marriage is over. This isn’t an urban legend. However, in some Muslim countries, the Triple Talaq permits it. Acts like these go against women’s rights in ways that lessens them as a human. Countries like India are taking action.   […]

Race Discrimination in Women’s Soccer Leads to “Hush-Money” Deal by Naz Smyth

September 7th, 2017|Categories: blog|Tags: |

Race Discrimination in Women’s Soccer Leads to “Hush-Money” Deal Investigation by the Football Association finds no wrong-doing The midfielders for the England female soccer team gather with their team manager. In the meeting, the manager makes a comparison to pressing hard on the field (putting pressure on your opponent that has the ball) and getting a caution (getting a yellow or red card). The manager compares the caution to a police caution, to which he turns to one of the players. To which the manger asked the mixed-race player, “Haven’t you been arrested before? Four times isn’t it?” This remark catalyzed Eniola Aluko to write an eight-page complaint against the manager. A racial remark like this was not the first. Anti-discrimination group have called for [...]

Britain’s First Historic Interfaith Lesbian Couple Wed

September 1st, 2017|Categories: blog, Human Rights|Tags: , , |

Love once again proves it does conquer all said Naz Smyth. When it comes to love, there are no boundaries. Race, gender, or any other factor shouldn’t affect how you love openly and freely. For Kalavati Mistry and Miriam Jefferson, their religion was not going to prevent them from tying the knot. The couple made history as Britain’s first interfaith lesbian couple after they first met 20 years ago. Mistry and Jefferson first met during training course for an interfaith organization. “I met Miriam when I was approximately 26 years old,” said Mistry to Daily Mail. 'I went to America on a training course and we were doing diversity work and training and that's where I met Miriam Jefferson. Because of her traditional Hindu upbringing, [...]

August 2017

Understanding Charlottesville Hate Crime

August 30th, 2017|Categories: blog|Tags: , , |

Outrage over removal of confederate statue ended in the death of a young woman said Naz Smyth. It all began with the blanket of night and a mob like group descending through the campus of the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. The scene was reminiscent of a movie. This, however, was only the beginning.

BBC Gives Female Stars Pay Raise to Keep Quiet About Gender Gap

August 17th, 2017|Categories: blog, womans' right|

Naz Smyth: amidst BBC’s public annual report was a list of the 96 talents who made above £150,000. Some were expected, like Graham Norton and Radio 2 D.J Chris Evans but what has stirred quite the controversy is the fact that only a third of the list was inhabited by woman. To be exact, only Claudia Winkleman cracked the top ten which has illuminated the gender wage gap in a company that reaches 95% of British adults every week and global audience of 372 million according to US News.