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In the West African nation of Togo, the term "playing games" has taken on new meaning -- starting today, women protesting President Faure Gnassingbe are withholding sex from their husbands for a week, in order to help persuade them that Gnassingbe has to go.

According to Isabelle Ameganvi, leader of the women's wing of civil rights group Let's Save Togo, a sex strike may be just the beginning:

We have many means to oblige men to understand what women want in Togo.

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At long last, women in America can enjoy rights equal to those of men -- Augusta National, home of the Masters, will admit its first female members after 80 years as the most prestigious man cave in the country.

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and South Carolina tycoon Darla Moore will get their green jackets in October, much to the chagrin of former club chairman Hootie Johnson, who famously said at the height of the all-male membership debate in 2002 that Augusta might one day have a woman in a green jacket, "but not at the point of a bayonet."

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All Kinds Of Wrong,Contraception Compromise,House Oversight Committee,Reproductive Health,womens rights
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This Is All Kinds Of Wrong of the Day: The House Oversight Committee, chaired by Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), is holding a meeting today entitled "Lines Crossed" to review

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Santorum Santorum Says of the Day: Reacting to news that the Pentagon will ease gender restrictions on front line roles that previously excluded female service members, Rick Santorum told CNN's John King he had "concerns" that "people" may go against the interest of missions "because of other types of emoti

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Say What Now of the Day: Members of Saudi Arabia's highest religious council, the Majlis al-Ifta' al-A'ala, have submitted a report to the country's legislative body claiming that allowing women to drive would ultimately result in there being "no more virgins."

According to the Egyptian publication BikyaMasr, the Majlis, working with former King Fahd University pr

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