Tuesday, 23 July 2013

News for Today

Contributed by Vikram Simhan
Class 12 student allegedly gang raped
(http://www.ndtv.com/article/cities/in-moving-suv-class-12-student-allegedly-gang-raped-395464?fb

Contributed by Fernandita
Dubai rape case woman 'free to go'
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-23404042

Contributed by Norhana Kamid
The High Rape-Scale in Saudi Arabia
http://womanstats.wordpress.com/2013/01/16/the-high-rape-scale-in-saudi-arabia/

Veteran Journalist Helen Thomas Dies at 92
http://us.cnn.com/2013/07/20/us/helen-thomas-obit/index.html?sr=sharebar_twitter
San Diego's Sheriff Sets Up Hotline to Report Women's Complaints Against Mayor
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/07/21/sheriff-sets-up-hotline-for-women-to-report-filner-claims/#ixzz2Zha6PgR5Norwegian Woman Jailed in Dubai After Reporting Rape
http://stream.aljazeera.com/story/201307200035-0022922
Five organisations that empower womenhttp://www.goodnet.org/articles/930

Contributed by Suyog ShelarViolation of women’s rights, worry to advocates
http://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/regional/artikel.php?ID=280041

Haitian Women Still Waiting for a Seat at the Table
http://www.globalissues.org/news/2013/07/18/17089

Turkish Women Push Back Against Patriarchy
http://www.globalissues.org/news/2013/07/13/17051

U.N. Deploys Women Protection Advisers to Curb Sexual Violence
http://www.globalissues.org/news/2013/07/16/17067

Contributed by GabrielleWhite Ribbon Night against VAW
http://www.frankstonweekly.com.au/story/1654439/white-ribbon-night-end-violence-against-women/?cs=12
Why men need women
http://mobile.nytimes.com/2013/07/21/opinion/sunday/why-men-need-women.html
Dubai pardons woman charged with illicit sex after rape claim
http://www.ottawacitizen.com/touch/story.html?id=8690754
UK David Cameron cracks down on Internet Porn and Child Pornography
http://mobile.theverge.com/2013/7/22/4544574/uk-david-cameron-cracks-down-on-internet-porn-child-pornography
Six jailed for life for rape of tourist in India
http://m.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-23394467
Media talks about Ishrat but ignores Soni Kajal Rajbala
http://www.niticentral.com/2013/07/22/media-talks-about-ishrat-but-ignores-soni-kajal-rajbala-107684.html
Woman found dead in suitcase at Mill Hill sports ground
http://m.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-23406477

Contributed by Karol Arámbula
'Selon l’UNICEF, des millions de filles risquent encore de subir des mutilations génitales féminines ou une excision, en dépit d’une opposition massive' (UNICEF)
'Sex offender charged with murder after 3 women found in Cleveland suburb' (NBC News)
'Afghan women write powerful poetry, even amid war' (Christian Science Monitor)
'Players' shocking allegations against former NCAA women's basketball coach' (USA Today)
'125 million mutilated women and girls' (The Guardian):
'Women will be winners of Cameron's reshuffle: Prime Minister says he now has the 'talent pool' to promote female MPs' (The Daily Mail)
'Nigeria: Women seek better deal ahead of 2015 elections' (All Africa):
'Afghan religious leader approves of restrictive edict on Women' (Radio Fee Europe):
'Most victimized in Syria? Young Christian Women' (WND):
'I have my life back: Alleged rape victim's 16-month jail term axed' (NBC News)
'Myths about rape myths' (Oxford University Press Blog): 
'Six jailed for life for rape of tourist in India' (BBC World)

Contributed by William Kin
Kenya: Child-Sex trade epidemic defiles Kenya's tourism industry
http://allafrica.com/stories/201307220564.html
UN Deploys Women Protection Advisers to curb rape in Africa
http://allafrica.com/stories/201307220443.html
Early Marriage?
http://allafrica.com/stories/201307220352.html
Nigeria: Governors' wives make case for protection of Widows Rights
http://allafrica.com/stories/201307220145.html
Malawi: NGO forms Gender Equality and Women Empowerment Media Association
http://allafrica.com/stories/201307210088.html

Contributed by Megan Bird

Contributed by Sangeetha Royan
St. Kilda Prostitute brutally murdered

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