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Women Talk Online has nearly 107,500 fans on Facebook. We’re happy to read and react to your comments on our posts on Facebook. Here’s a pick of some of our readers’ comments.

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08.04.2014 | 13:42

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Kurdish women soldiers fight Islamists in Syria

“As ordinary women we have no value in society, but as fighters we are respected. ” Kurdish women in Syria prefer the hard life of a soldier rather than a normal family life with children.

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08.04.2014 | 12:42

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Women in the news

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India votes for a new parliament. Nepalese women are campaigning against harassment on the streets of Kathmandu. Indonesian women are well-represented in politics, but power does not mean that they get enough respect from society. Read more for women’s stories that made it to the headlines.

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08.04.2014 | 12:17

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The revenge trap

0,,5589267_1,00“Soon after drinking my tea, I felt dizzy and dozed off. The next thing I remember is that I was sitting in a police station. They told me, I was drunk and had desecrated the Holy Book, Quran. I was surrounded by a violent mob and people belonging to religious parties were condemning me. No one was listening to my cries. All they wanted was punishment for a crime that I had never committed.”

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08.04.2014 | 10:24

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Giant pictures to counter drone attacks

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A group of Pakistani artists have come up with an ingenious idea to remind American drone operators that children could also be a target of their attacks. The project, called #NotABugSplat, has released this picture which shows the face of a girl. The picture has been taken from a helicopter.

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08.04.2014 | 9:48

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