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May 3, 2009
Watch Our Space: Unlike compartmentalized programs, the Developing Families Center in Washington D.C. brings social and medical services under one roof--and offers better outcomes for the predominantly African American community it serves.
Cover Story: Egypt Has Yet to Feel Impact of FGM Ban By Iman Azzi
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Cheers and Jeers: News from all over that makes us laugh or work just a bit harder. Cheer: Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius won U.S. Senate confirmation on April 28 to serve as the nation's health and human services secretary. Jeer: Mu Sochua, a senior MP in Cambodia's opposition Sam Rainsy Party, the largest opposition party in the country, is facing legal action and a possible suspension of her parliamentary immunity. This is in response to her announcement last week that she is suing Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen for defamation and insults. Read the full article at: http://www.womensenews.org/article.cfm/dyn/aid/4000
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Legalization is the X Factor in Immigrant Rights By Suman Raghunathan
Immigrant activists will rally nationwide today. Suman Raghunathan says the No. 1 priority for immigrant women is a legalization program that improves their access to livable wages, education, healthcare and freedom from on-the-job harassment. Read the full article at: http://www.womensenews.org/article.cfm/dyn/aid/3997
Visco Sets Her Own Pace in 9-Month Run Across By Jackie Bischof â¨
Unions Put Paid Family Leave on the Table By Sharon Johnsonâ¨
Wage Gap Study Arrives in Time for Equal Pay Day By Dominique Soguelâ¨
In 100 Days Obama Scored Big for Women of Color By C. Nicole Mason â¨
Commentoon by Ann Telnaes
Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Ann Telnaes is once again brilliantly sharp. See this week's Commentoon at: http://www.womensenews.org
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