Month: April 2017

Outrage After At Least 5 EU Nations Elect Saudi Arabia On UN Women’s Rights Council

“Saudi discrimination against women is gross and systematic in law and in practice. Every Saudi woman must have a male guardian who makes all critical decisions on her behalf, controlling a woman’s life from her birth until death. Saudi Arabia bans women from driving cars,” he continued. “Why did the UN choose the world’s leading promoter of gender inequality to sit on its gender equality commission?”

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Lawmakers Want To Rein in Texas Universities — Four Years After Gutting Their Oversight Board

Some Texas lawmakers have complained that universities seem to be taking on ambitious projects that don’t serve the needs of the state but, lawmakers gave them that power back in 2013. The idea was that university leaders — and their governing boards of regents — were in the best position to know what’s best for their students and institutions. Now, lawmakers are having second thoughts.

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