'We Want a Voice': Women Fight for Their Rights in the Former USSR

Women gather at an event organized by UN Women Kyrgyzstan as part of a campaign against gender violence. (Photo: UN Women/Meder Sadyraliev)

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Women had stood shoulder to shoulder with men in the Russian Revolution of 1917, according to its leader Vladimir Lenin, and were said to be at the vanguard of the drive to build an equal society in the worl

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A Eurasianet partner post from <a href="http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/mar/08/fight-womens-rights-former… Guardian</a>

'We Want a Voice': Women Fight for Their Rights in the Former USSR

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