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American Evangelical Christian college professor women suspended for wearing Hijab as solidarity with Muslim women & says: 'Muslims and Christians worship the same God'

Jesus Christ worshiped God of Abraham, Ishmael, Issac, Jacob, Moses ....
“If you are Abraham’s children, do the deeds of Abraham.” (Jesus,  John; 8:39)
“Abraham “believed God, and it was reckoned to him as righteousness  (Genesis 15:6).
 ” So you see that it is men of faith who are the sons of Abraham.”(Galatians;3:6-7),“..I serve the God of our fathers, believing all things which are according to the law, and which are written in the prophets; having hope toward God,which these also themselves look for, that there will bea resurrection of the dead, both of the just and unjust.”[Paul; Acts;24:14-15] “For there stood by me this night an angel, belonging to the God whose I am and whom I serve,”[Acts;27:23] "The God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob—the God of our forefathers —has glorified his servant Jesus ...." (Acts;3:13)

"God also said to Moses, "Say to the Israelites, 'The LORD, the God of your fathers--the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac and the Go…

Women targeted in Taliban takeover of Afghan city

Hiding in her basement, a Kunduz radio presenter was paralysed with fear when the Taliban came looking for her as they conducted house-tohouse searches for working women after storming the northern Afghan city. Long condemned as misogynistic zealots, the Taliban have sought to project a softened stance on female rights, but the insurgents` three-day occupation of Kunduz offers an ominous blueprint of what could happen should they ever return to power. Harrowing testimonies have emerged of death squads methodically targeting a host of female rights workers andjournalistsjusthours after the city fell on Sept 28. When they knocked on the radio host`s door, her uncle answered, she told AFP, requesting anonymity due to safety concerns. `We know a woman in your house works in an office,` she said they told him. `When my uncle denied it, he was taken outside and shot dead. His body lay in the streets for days no one dared to go out and get it.` Such testimonies harl Rights groups say female …

Why are women still not being taken seriously at work?

Human rights lawyer, Amal Clooney, met with national authorities on behalf of Nasheed whose jailing for 13 years following a highly controversial terrorism conviction in March sparked widespread international condemnation Photo: Getty Images
A mushroom cloud of retro-sexism appears to have bloomed above the country, as though the derogatory attitudes we thought had been left in the 1980s have simply been simmering underground, waiting to reemerge, all along.Indeed, it is impossible to ignore the results of the Labour Party’s elections, which failed to return any woman to a leading role (Leader, Deputy or Mayoral Candidate) - nor the appointment of any woman to what are (traditionally) thought of as the most senior offices of state: Foreign Secretary, Home Secretary, or Chancellor of the Exchequer.Even though the outstanding candidate for the latter position – Angela Eagle MP, formerly exchequer secretary to the Treasury in the Brown government and later shadow chief secretary to the T…

We must protect young girls from sexism in primary school

A new study suggests that gender-based assumptions about girls can have a long-lasting effect on children. Sadly, we see them all the time – and not just in our classrooms

A parent had shared a snapshot of her six-year-old child’s homework – a worksheet asking pupils to research a scientist or inventor. So far, so normal. But the question, in jaunty Comic Sans, read: “Who was he? Who was the person you have chosen to look at? How old were they when they began inventing? Did they have a wife and family?”

The frustration of the parent, who appealed to other Twitter users for suggestions of female inventors, would be dismissed by many as an overreaction to a carelessly worded question. But she is far from alone. Parents share similar homework woes with the Everyday Sexism website and Twitter account with startling regularity.

One referenced their son’s physics homework, which used examples of men pushing vans, lifting weights, climbing trees and shooting arrows. The sole female example …