Every time you think that the Republican wing of the U.S. House of Representatives has exhausted their list of fit-throwing methods, they double down and find new ways to be petulant children. On a related note: I may be a bit cranky about the world this week. Shocking, I know.
This week brings us tragedy, hope, and justice – not in that order. Without further ado, let’s jump in…
African women have been in the news a lot lately, whether it be women succeeding in various fields or a call for better education and protections for women. It seems only fitting to focus on these various stories for this week’s article. More details after the jump.
This week’s update on Africa is the bee’s knees with some encouraging and heartwarming news amidst updates on the political scene.
Three women, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Leymah Gbowee of Libya and Tawakaul Karman of Yemen, are splitting the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize.