Philippine President-Elect Rodrigo Duterte, who campaigned on a pledge to kill thousands of criminals, turns out to have an unlikely model as he assembles his administration: Canada’s liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Source: Philippine Tough Guy Duterte Tries a Little Tenderness – WSJ
Chennai: Strong views are being expressed in the Sabarimala temple case -whether women in the age group of 10-50 should be allowed to worship Lord Ayyappa in the hill temple – not just by the Supreme Court which stressed on the constitutional validity of the tradition, but women themselves. Source: Traditional laws vs women’s...
A large group that had gathered on the steps of the Indiana Statehouse to protest the state’s new restrictions on abortion could be heard chanting “Fire Mike Pence” and “We won’t go back.” Source: More than 1,000 rally for women’s rights at Statehouse
The next justice will have a hugely outsize influence on future abortion cases. Source: Merrick Garland has no public record on abortion. That makes some advocates uneasy. – Vox
Chelsea Clinton Pens Powerful Essay on Equality and Women’s Rights Amid Hillary Clinton’s Presidential Campaign | E! Online
Chelsea Clinton, whose mother Hillary Clinton may this year become the first female president in U.S. history, says in a powerful essay on quality and women’s rights that people must work towards “building toward a more equitable future.” Source: Chelsea Clinton Pens Powerful Essay on Equality and Women’s Rights Amid Hillary Clinton’s Presidential Campaign | E! Online