Tuesday, 18 June 2013

News for Today

Contributed by Danqing

Woman, 28, Leads Villagers to Prosperity with Paper-cutting Business
Chinese Female Astronaut to Give Physics Lesson in Space
Liu Yang Discusses Women's Contributions to Space Technologies
http://www.womenofchina.cn/html/womenofchina/report/153352-1.htm


Human space flight cannot develop without women’s participation: Tereshkova
Africans start to fight against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
'Terribly abused' female police officer files sexual harassment lawsuit against lieutenant
http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/files-sexual-harassment-suit-article-1.1374386
Female suicide bomber responsible for Quetta attack
Female official Sarah Thomas getting closer to the NFL
HIV prevention among female sex workers in India reduces HIV and syphilis
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-06/uot-hpa061413.php



Contributed by Megan Bird
One Billion Fathers Rising Against Female Violence
http://www.wggb.com/2013/06/16/one-billion-fathers-rising-in-western-mass-hopes-to-stop-violence-against-women/

Violence Against Women Act a Chance to Reinforce Tribal Sovereignty
 http://www.hcn.org/issues/45.10/is-the-violence-against-women-act-a-chance-for-tribes-to-reinforce-their-sovereignty?src=me


Contributed by Maria Evangelidou
Google pledges $5m to battle child porn on the web  – 17 June 2013

Afghan women lose political power as fears grow for the future – 17 June 2013

League MEP condemns furore over call to rape black minister – 14 June 2013

Women’s Time Has Come – 17 June 2013

Contributed by Agnese Cigliano
 

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