Thursday, 11 July 2013

News for Today

Contributed by Karthik Jayakumar
Making VAW look cool?
Regulations still discriminate against women

Contributed by Norhana Kamid

Pa. Gov.: Poor Pregnant Women, Breast Cancer Patients, Should Pay
Judge Blocks New Wisconsin Abortion Law
Two Palestinian female activists on trial in Israel military court

Contributed by Suyog Shelar
Does banning prostitution make women safer?
Time to Let Sudan's Girls be Girls, Not Brides

Contributed by William Kin
Rwanda: African security organs to fight gender-based violence

Egypt: Women's Voices must be heard without threat of violence - UN Official

Sudan: Time to let Sudan's girls be girls, not Brides

Tanzania: Why rape incidents continue to haunt isles' children
Zimbabwe: Women's Expo set for July 27
Women Leaders - Still long way to go
Nigeria: Harmful widowhood practices
Africa: Addressing Social, Economic Inequalities Crucial to achieve sustainability - UN Officials
Nigeria: Intel backs continued digital training to bridge gender divide
Rwanda: Violence against women is still a challenge to security organs – Nyamvumba
South Sudan: There are more risks to us here
Tunisia: As Tunisia finalizes transitional justice law, ICTJ Advocates for victims' rights and participation

Contributed by Karol Arámbula
Race between education and ignorance (BBC):
TDs debate final stage of Life During Pregnancy Bill (BBC):
Some women prison terms 'unnecessary' says charity (BBC):
Debate Rages Over Obama Definition of College Sexual Harassment (TIME)
Rape trial told woman forced to wear lace dress (

Warwickshire woman raped by priest gives evidence to UNC, full report (ITV):

Woman gang-raped, neighbour arrested (The Times of India):

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