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World’s domestic workers win historic victory

The new rules, which must be ratified by at least two countries to come into effect, calls for national governments to ensure that discrimination is ended and that child and forced labor be abolished outright.

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Dominique Strauss-Kahn scandal has international repercussions

The case of Dominique Strauss-Kahn is widely seen  as another case of powerful and wealthy men thinking they have the right to sexually exploit women in subordinate positions.

Petitioners urge President Obama, Free the Cuban Five!

The Let Cuba Live Committee of Maine has launched a petition drive to put pressure on President Obama to free the Cuban Five political prisoners.

Amnesty urges Cuban Five case review

Human rights group, Amnesty International, issued a call to U.S. officials to review the case of the Cuban Five, citing serious violations of the prisoners' rights.

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