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Wage Gap for Women of Color Persists, Fuels Poverty, New Study Finds

By News & Current Affairs

By Yana Kunichoff, The United States may be closer than ever to a woman in charge of the White House, with Bill Clinton subtly proclaiming on Monday, “I hope we have a woman president in my lifetime.” But for women on the ground, giant disparities persist – and they have a color line. A new study by the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) – a Washington, DC-based advocacy organization –…

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The Dominican Republic has crossed the line: Caribbean governments must act

By Commentaries/Opinions

By Sir Ronald Sanders
Seemingly concerned about offending the principles of “non-interference in the internal affairs of States” and the “sovereignty” of States, the ten Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries that are members of the 53-nation Commonwealth have not spoken out in condemnation of the government of Sri Lanka which the UN Secretary-General’s Expert Panel said is guilty of war crimes, particularly the systematic killing of as many as 40,000 Tamil civilians including women and children in 2009.

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