In August, 2015, Amnesty International voted in favor of a policy that calls for the full decriminalization of consensual sex work. Definitions of sex work will vary. This author uses the term to refer “…to the consensual exchange of sexual services between adults for money or goods"...The Amnesty vote was supposed to make it possible for proposals to be drafted to rewrite legislation in countries which criminalize the consensual sale and purchase of sex. Sex work is already partially decriminalized in the United Kingdom and Canada...Now many sex workers in the United States are wondering when they’ll get their chance to be heard, and see sex work decriminalized here. This author asked some of them for their thoughts on the subject.
The activities of Bal-e- Parwaz Library- which literally means “Wings for Fly”- fly beyond the boundaries of the walls surrounding it.
Doctorow...is an activist in favour of liberalising copyright laws, and a proponent of Creative Commons, publishing many of his books under CC licensing. His writings and lectures focus on digital rights management, file sharing, and post-scarcity economics.
Fast forward to 2017, and studies show this trend carrying over into cyberspace, with Afghan women found to be "disproportionately vulnerable" online. Instead of remaining silent about it, a group of 15 young Afghan volunteers have chosen to strike back, using the power of the pen.