News: Veiled Woman Running for French Presidency, Global Gender Equality Needs Men Behind It, Planned Parenthood Receives Federal Funding, and No Local Birth for West Labrador Women

  • Kenza Drider, a woman who wears a Muslim veil, is running for French presidency. Under the current president, Nicholas Sarkozy, France started a law banning such veils in public places, supposedly to liberate Muslim women. Women like Drider feel that controlling how they dress and how they express their religion is not at all liberating and Drider’s bid for presidency is one of the many ways they are fighting back.
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