Friday, 9 August 2013

news for today

Contributed by Farah Najar    
Live Q&A: finding strategies to end harmful behaviours and beliefs:

Child marriages still prevalent in HP, admits govt:

Texas' Wendy Davis mulls 2014 gubernatorial bid:

La mort d'une fillette violée et brûlée choque l'Inde :

UN must prioritise equality, urge world's most marginalised people:

Contributed by Hannah Clarke
Two British women attacked with acid in Zanzibar

Man accused of deliberately infecting women with HIV dies in prison aged 34

Italy passes new law to help prevent violence against women

Women and children included in the deaths from picnic at graveside in Afghanistan

Contributed by Megan Bird
Men Urged to Get on Board Against Domestic Violence

Senators Tackle Domestic Violence with New Bill

Contributed by Stephany Armas
New asylum policy puts women at greater risk of violence

Contributed by Agata Blanco Compostela
Two British Women Attacked with Acid While in Zanzibar
*Contributed by Suyog Shelar*
Twitter U.K. cracks down after threats against women
GOP Places Big Wager on Anti-Abortion Vote in 2014
Risk rates for certain cancers may increase as a woman’s height increases,
says new study

Contributed by Ana Maria Guerra
Delhi school refuses to admit gang-raped girl - report (India)

What happened when I started a feminist society at school (UK)

Bei Bei Shuai Case Exposes Pregnancy-Suicide Risk (US)

Taliban wound Afghan female senator in ambush

Syrian Refugees in Lebanon: "Pregnant Women Often Have No Idea Where to Go"

Can tracking rape in conflict prevent genocide?

When did you first have to think about rape?

ITALY: Failing economy pushes young women into global webcam sex industry

Misogyny runs so deep in this society, it is even used against abused children (UK)

Some Child Sex Trafficking Victims 'Rescued' by Recent FBI Sting Could End up in Jail (US)

RCMP make arrests in Rehtaeh Parsons case; Halifax girl committed suicide after alleged sex assault (Canada)

Adoptive Parents Fight 2nd-Class Caregiver Status

ACWF, Tibet Women’s Federation Hold Training for Nyingchi Women
Post election Iran should remove all past ‘obstacles’ against women, say Iranian women advocates

Woman President Shows Malawi the Way

Contributed by Karol Arambula
British women attacked with acid in Zanzibar' (BBC):

'Zanzibar: Acid attack on two British women volunteer teachers' (CNN):

'Science fiction's invisible women' (The Guardian):

'State-funded crisis pregnancy centers talk women out of birth control, condoms: repor' (The Huffington Post):

'Many killed in Afghan graveyard bombing' (Al-Jazeera):

'Cautionary tales of what happens when women don't lean in' (The Atlantic Wire):

'Italy passes new laws to tackle violence against women' (The Guardian):

'The Zombie Ward: The chilling story of how 'depressed' women were put to sleep for months in an NHS hospital room - leaving mental scars that remain 40 years on' (The Daily Mail):

'India's 60 million women that never were' (Al-Jazeera):

'Jessie J: Why women still need to 'do it like a dude' (The Telegraph):

'Call for your picks for the 100 best websites for women 2013' (Forbes):

'We must treat women as equals: Response to Jessie Duarte on Vavi' (Thought Leader):

'Amartya Sen: India must focus on its women' (Al-Jazeera):

'Afghanistan/explosion: 14 femmes tuées' (Le Figaro):

'Les femmes qui se disent heureuses sans enfant sont des menteuses' (7Sur7):

'L'Italie durcit sa législation contre les violences contre les femmes' (20 Minutes):

Contributed by Cheryl Daytec

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