Women

Faiths Take New Approach to Domestic Abuse

February 20, 2007

Author: Rebecca Rosen Lum

Source: Contra Costa Times

http://www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cctimes/living/16738987.htm

Gloria Sandoval sought the help of her pastor when she was a young mother and her then-husband frequently slapped, kicked and punched her.

"I was given the response that I should go home and be a better wife," she recalled on Friday. The beatings didn't stop, and Sandoval finally left for good.

Her...

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Faiths Take New Approach to Domestic Abuse

February 20, 2007

Author: Rebecca Rosen Lum

Source: Contra Costa Times

http://www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cctimes/living/16738987.htm

Gloria Sandoval sought the help of her pastor when she was a young mother and her then-husband frequently slapped, kicked and punched her.

"I was given the response that I should go home and be a better wife," she recalled on Friday. The beatings didn't stop, and Sandoval finally left for good.

Her...

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Faiths Take New Approach to Domestic Abuse

February 20, 2007

Author: Rebecca Rosen Lum

Source: Contra Costa Times

http://www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cctimes/living/16738987.htm

Gloria Sandoval sought the help of her pastor when she was a young mother and her then-husband frequently slapped, kicked and punched her.

"I was given the response that I should go home and be a better wife," she recalled on Friday. The beatings didn't stop, and Sandoval finally left for good.

Her...

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Young Women Begin Peace Fellowship

February 16, 2007

Source: Catholic News Service

http://www.cathnews.com/news/702/95.php

The Australian bishops have selected seven women from three states for the second Young Catholic Women's Interfaith Fellowship program which promotes young women's participation in the Church.

According to a bishops' statement, the Fellowships are being offered through the Australian bishops' Office for Participation of Women and with the generous sponsorship of many religious orders, catholic agencies and...

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Women of Vision Conference Slated

February 15, 2007

Author: Shant Morgan Durisseau

Source: Ventura County Star

http://www.venturacountystar.com/vcs/community/article/0,1375,VCS_1796_5353397,00.html

Temple Beth Torah's Rabbi Lisa Hochberg-Miller didn't think that she and a Japanese-American woman and member of the Ventura Seventh-day Adventist Church had much in common. But when the rabbi began a dialogue with the woman during the Women of Vision Conference two years...

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Interfaith Panel Tackles Modesty, Modernity

February 14, 2007

Author: Michah Rynor

Source: University of Toronto Campus News

http://www.news.utoronto.ca/bin6/070214-2928.asp

European governments are currently debating whether or not to ban certain Islamic garb worn by Muslim women due to their concerns that veils and hijabs cause civil strife, discourage assimilation and help disguise terrorists and lawbreakers.

The Canadian debate has been far less dramatic but it continues to be a topic of discussion,...

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Interfaith Panel Tackles Modesty, Modernity

February 14, 2007

Author: Michah Rynor

Source: University of Toronto Campus News

http://www.news.utoronto.ca/bin6/070214-2928.asp

European governments are currently debating whether or not to ban certain Islamic garb worn by Muslim women due to their concerns that veils and hijabs cause civil strife, discourage assimilation and help disguise terrorists and lawbreakers.

The Canadian debate has been far less dramatic but it continues to be a topic of discussion,...

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Interfaith Panel Tackles Modesty, Modernity

February 14, 2007

Author: Michah Rynor

Source: University of Toronto Campus News

http://www.news.utoronto.ca/bin6/070214-2928.asp

European governments are currently debating whether or not to ban certain Islamic garb worn by Muslim women due to their concerns that veils and hijabs cause civil strife, discourage assimilation and help disguise terrorists and lawbreakers.

The Canadian debate has been far less dramatic but it continues to be a topic of discussion,...

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Mosques' Women Policy Criticised

February 13, 2007

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/nottinghamshire/6358761.stm

East Midlands MEP Robert Kilroy-Silk has urged the government to pass a new law to force mosques to open their doors to women. Mr Kilroy-Silk, who sits as an independent MEP, has written to ministers calling for urgent action.

He said not allowing women into mosques meant they were being regarded as "second-class citizens".

But a spokeswoman for a...

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Mosques' Women Policy Criticised

February 13, 2007

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/nottinghamshire/6358761.stm

East Midlands MEP Robert Kilroy-Silk has urged the government to pass a new law to force mosques to open their doors to women. Mr Kilroy-Silk, who sits as an independent MEP, has written to ministers calling for urgent action.

He said not allowing women into mosques meant they were being regarded as "second-class citizens".

But a spokeswoman for a...

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Mosques' Women Policy Criticised

February 13, 2007

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/nottinghamshire/6358761.stm

East Midlands MEP Robert Kilroy-Silk has urged the government to pass a new law to force mosques to open their doors to women. Mr Kilroy-Silk, who sits as an independent MEP, has written to ministers calling for urgent action.

He said not allowing women into mosques meant they were being regarded as "second-class citizens".

But a spokeswoman for a...

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