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Montevideo, June 10th 2023 - 06:34 UTC

Tag: sexist and discriminatory practice

  • Saturday, March 3rd 2018 - 10:28 UTC

    ”Inside the Church, women (nuns) are exploited”, says a Vatican magazine

    ”Some serving the men of the church, get up in the morning to make breakfast, and go to sleep after dinner is served, the house cleaned and the laundry washed”

    A Vatican magazine has denounced how nuns are often treated like indentured servants by cardinals and bishops, for whom they cook and clean for next to no pay. The March edition of “Women Church World,” the monthly women’s magazine of the Vatican newspaper L’Osservatore Romano, hit newsstands Thursday. Its expose on the underpaid labor and unappreciated intellect of religious sisters confirmed that the magazine is increasingly becoming the imprint of the Catholic Church’s #MeToo movement.

  • Monday, December 22nd 2014 - 08:31 UTC

    Beauty pageants banned in Argentine city over sexism

    State-sponsored beauty pageants illegal in Chivilcoy, Argentina

    Chivilcoy first place in the country to prohibit government agencies to sponsor these events and discourage potential private organizers