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Women Interviews-Lindsey Van: Reigning World Champion in Ski Jumping

As the Winter Vancouver Olympics approach this Friday, Lindsey Van, reigning world champion should be busy training and preparing for the event. However this eight time Continental Cup winner has recently been making headlines for much more than her expert ski jumping skills. Lindsay talks about the lawsuit she just lost against the Vancouver Olympic […]

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Interviews Nonprofit Sports

Recommended Interview with Lisa Shannon: Running Hundreds of Miles to Save Thousands of Women in Congo

What can possibly make someone put their great job, future marriage, and secure life on hold to help women they’ve never met thousands of miles away? For Lisa Shannon, watching an inspirational Oprah show on how women were being killed, starved, raped and tortured in Congo inspired her to start sponsoring Congolese women victims of […]

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Interviews Law Media

Women Interviews-Trips (Thrupthi)

Keeping in touch with over three hundred relatives is no small job and something Trips takes very seriously. However, after applying to over two hundred positions before finding the right one, I am pretty sure there isn’t much she can’t do when she puts her mind to it. Age? 28 Where have you lived? In India, I […]

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Interview with Rachel: Georgetown Law Student Talks About Maintaining Her Own Health While Fighting to Finish School

Georgetown law student Rachel has always had an interest in civil rights and constitutional law but the need to pay off her school loans and other considerations made her accept a highly paid summer position at a major corporate law firm.  In this interview, she talks about how hard it was for her to make […]

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Interviews Law

Interview with Benita Miller: Attorney and Executive Director at The Brooklyn Young Mother’s Collective

No matter what country you live in, if you are a young mother being pushed out of school, call Benita Miller and you can trust that she will respond. Believing that an education is the only way for an individual to rise out of poverty and thrive, Benita left her career as an attorney and […]

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Law

Bullying in Schools: What We Can Do to Stop It

Contributed by Annamarya Phoebe Prince was a beautiful brunette with a full smile and sweet eyes. Late this past summer, she and her family immigrated to America from Fanore, a quaint seashore town in Clare, Ireland. They settled in South Hadley, Massachusetts, where their extended family lived. Prince attended South Hadley High School for few […]

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Women activists are suffering the most in Iran’s Human Rights crisis

Last week, an Iranian court convicted human rights activist Shiva Nazar Ahari of “moharebeh” (”waging war against God”), plotting to commit crimes and “agitating against the ruling system,” crimes for which she was sentence to six years in prison and a fine equivalent to US$400, reported The Guardian on Sunday. According to the articleand the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), […]

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Healthcare Law

A Canadian Take On The Attacks On Planned Parenthood

When I was 17 and growing up in Canada I went to sexual health clinic to get a prescription for the birth control pill. While it would have been covered by the government, visiting my family doctor to get the script would mean that I’d have to use my parent’s drug insurance to get the […]