Articles tagged with: freedom

Susan B. Anthony (Civil Rights Leader / Suffragist / Abolitionist)

susan-b-anthony.jpgSusan Brownell Anthony (February 15, 1820 – March 13, 1906) was a prominent American civil rights leader who played a pivotal role in the 19th century women's rights movement to introduce women's suffrage into the United States.

She traveled the United States, and Europe, and gave 75 to 100 speeches every year on women's rights for 45 years.

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Awww C'mon KSA: Let The Girls Play!

susans_in_saudi.jpgIt's almost three years since I made my second of two business visits to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (I was living in Dubai, United Arab Emirates at the time).

Apparently things haven't changed much since 2009. In the lead up to the Olympic Summer Games, the Kingdom has officially said (according to Human Rights Watch), that it does not sanction the participation of women in sport.

Tags freedom health Islam religion sports Women's Rights