Encyclopedia of Women in Today's World by Mary Z. (Zeiss) Stange, Carol K. Oyster, Jane E. Sloan

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The Unborn Victims of Violence Act holds convicted murders liable for the deaths of both a pregnant woman and her unborn child. Women participate in the first democratic elections in the history of Afghanistan. In Morocco, the national legislature enacts major reforms to Islamic family codes, expanding the rights of wives and mothers. In the United States, opponents defeat the Freedom of Choice Act, which would have provided additional protection for abortion rights. Italian-born Sonia Gandhi stuns her adopted home of India when she brings the Gandhi dynasty to an end by refusing to become Prime Minister several years Chronology lv after the death of her husband, Rajiv Gandhi, a member of the Gandhi family that had ruled India since the 1940s.

Writer Anne Applebaum wins the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction for Gulag: A History, a chronicling of Soviet labor camps under Joseph Stalin. The Unborn Victims of Violence Act holds convicted murders liable for the deaths of both a pregnant woman and her unborn child. Women participate in the first democratic elections in the history of Afghanistan. In Morocco, the national legislature enacts major reforms to Islamic family codes, expanding the rights of wives and mothers. In the United States, opponents defeat the Freedom of Choice Act, which would have provided additional protection for abortion rights.

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