Friday, 12 July 2013

News for Today

Contributed by Megan Bird
Steubenville Rape Case Sets Precedence
Anger as President of Chile Praises Raped Girl for Her 'Maturity'
Fight for Yourself, Fight for Your Kids
Task Force Looks at Guns and Domestic Violence

Contributed by Karthik Jayakumar
Delhi Gang Rape - Juvenile Accused in Court Verdict
VAW Must End

Contributed by Norhana Kamid
Meshael Alayban, Saudi Princess, Accused Of Human Trafficking Hillary Clinton Pushes Women to 'Step Up' for Leadership
U.N. Women Calls For Toughers Stance on Egypt's Sexual Harassment
South Africa's First Female Deputy President Named Head of UN Women
Chilean President Praises 11-year-old's 'Maturity' in Rape Case
Church of England Agrees to Ordain Female Bishops Opposition Deputy Backs ‘Walking Woman’ Against Turkey’s Election Threshold 
Transgendered Woman Stabbed to Death in Turkey
Shift Work Linked to Reduced Fertility in Women  
Shoura urged to enhance rights of divorced women 
Women inspectors to raid Abaya shops

Contributed by Sangeetha Royan

Contributed by William Kin
Liberia: Enhancing gender budgeting - Public hearing on responsive budgeting at legislature
Gambia: Governor Sanneh - Women, girls' rights should be respected
Gambia: Veep calls for more investment in adolescent girls - as Gambia celebrates World Population day
Africa: South Africa's Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka appointed Chief of UN Women's agency
Empowering the women of tomorrow
Rwanda: Eradicating sexual violence an obligation – Kagame
Kenya: County gender violence recovery centre opens doors in Nyeri Town

Contributed by Suyog Shelar 
NASA Rejection Letter From 1962 Claims 'No Plans' For Woman Astronauts
Assaults Underscore Egyptian Women's Shaky Status  
Life for Women and Girls in Afghanistan Grows Deadlier 
Tanzania: When World's Most Powerful Women Met in Dar es Salaam 

Contributed by Ruby Stockham


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