Fault Lines investigates the forces behind the so-called war on women in the US. Why is a medical procedure being reframed as a deeply divisive moral issue in the US?
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In archive material from 2007, Filipina “comfort woman” Pilar Frias tells how Japanese soldiers in World War II raped women in the Philipines. She says she was tied to other women and used as a sex slave. She told her story to Al Jazeera’s Marta Ortigas.
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In an archive piece from 2007, Filipina women tell their stories of being coerced into sexual abuse at the hands of Japanese soldiers during World War II. Showing Al Jazeera’s Marga Ortigas the room in “the red house” in which they were raped, Pilar Frias describes their search for justice ever since the war ended [...]
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Anu Baghwati recalls the outside-the-box thinking that put women marines in the primary role of interfacing with local communities in Afghanistan. Baghwati says that women were more effective at breaking down the barriers of cultural norms than their male counterparts. Complete video available for free at fora.tv
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For the first time in history, the Olympic Games will include women’s boxing. The debut of the sport in London will bring an end to the history of all-male sports at the Olympics. Al Jazeera’s Andy Richardson reports on the development from London’s Olympic Park.
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An expert panel of female political strategists forecast when a woman will be elected president of the United States. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chairperson of the Democratic National Committee, argues that while the presidency is a strong goal, women should target positions of leadership throughout the political system. Complete video available for free at fora.tv
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For the first time, every competing nation has sent female athletes to the Olympics. And coinciding with the Games is an exhibition highlighting the role of Arab Women in sport. Al Jazeera’s Rory Challands reports .
A second case of deadly police-involved shooting is reported in Anaheim over the weekend. It comes just a day after police shot a 24-year-old man, sparking chaotic protests – READ MORE on.rt.com RT LIVE rt.com Subscribe to RT! www.youtube.com Like us on Facebook www.facebook.com Follow us on Twitter twitter.com Follow us on Google+ plus.google.com RT [...]
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Complete video available for purchase at fora.tv Evolutionary anthropologist Dean Falk posits her theory of the origin of baby talk, which she calls the “Putting the Baby Down” hypothesis.
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