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International Women's Day

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  • For women in Chiapas, hoping and working toward a 'life free of violence'

    SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS, Mexico �� When a pending downpour forced Lesvia Entzin Gomez to return to her mother-in-law's without the apples she had left to cut, her drunken, enraged husband pulled out a shotgun.
  • PASSINGS: Simin Behbahani, George Hansen, Hashim Khan, Fernand St Germain

     Simin Behbahani Acclaimed poet known as 'lioness of Iran' Simin Behbahani, 87, a famed Iranian poet who wrote of the joys of love, demanded equal rights for women and spoke out about the challenges facing those living in her homeland, died Tuesday in...

    Forum to focus on women in 3 religions

    Forum to focus on women in 3 religions
    An upcoming interfaith forum will take a closer look at the important role women play in Judaism, Christianity and Islam. The forum, "Women Who Shaped Our Faith," will be Sunday at The Prayer Center, 16550 S. 104th Ave, Orland Park. Registration is at...

    Columbia Digest

    Art exhibits •The works of Artists' Gallery's members and regional artists will be on view through Friday, March 28, at the American City Building, 10227 Wincopin Circle in Columbia. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 9:30 a.m....

    Norwegian men most helpful with housework, OECD survey finds

    Norwegian men most helpful with housework, OECD survey finds
    Norwegian men pitch in the most with housework and related chores while Japanese men do the least in a survey released by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) ahead of International Women's Day on Saturday. In a comparison...