Friday, 2 August 2013

News for Today

Contributed by Hannah Clarke
JNU attack shows that women aren't safe in India
359 arrested in sting against sex trafficking of teenage women
Twitter admits that it does not protect women who are threatened via their website
Syria's unspoken crimes against women
Contributed by Agata Blanco CompostelaPope softens church's tone on gays; maintains ban on women priests 
What the pope left out about women
USA Today Flubs it: Pope ‘Closed Door’ on Women Priests 
Pope discusses women in the church, divorce, his own spirituality
Contributed by Ana Maria Guerra
When Liberian Child Soldiers Grow Up
Stemming the Domestic Abuse Epidemic (US)
Sexual assaults, victim-blaming continues in Peace Corps (US)
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: we have to become smarter on women's issues
Women as a Force for Change
The backlash against feminism aims to preserve the 'manosphere' (UK)
Somalia Leads World in Per Capita Female Circumcision
Officers concerned over early marriage (kenya)
Bomb threats made on Twitter to female journalists (UK)
Despite West’s Efforts, Afghan Youths Cling to Traditional Ways
Contributed by Karol Arambula
Contributed by Karol Arámbula:

'Women as a Force for Change' (The New York Times):

'Women in leadership: 'It's not going to work the way we're doing it' (The Guardian):

'Five reasons why comen care about HHS' contraception mandate' (The Washington Post):

'Miller: Democrats 'war on women' boomerangs as Obama, top leaders fail to condemn bad boy behavior' (The Washington Times):

'What about women, Pope Francis?' (The Daily Beast):

'Weiner's women' (The New York Times):

'Human trafficking and south-east Asian women: it's not all about sex work' (The Guardian):

'Why women live longer' (The Atlantic):

'Mexican women troubled by Texas abortion bill' (The Daily Beast):

'Twitter threats against women force debate in Britain about limits of Internet freedom of speech' (National Post):

'Les femmes aiment les hommes drôles: la preuve scientifique' (MY TF1 News):

'En Allemagne, la situation professionnelle des femmes s'améliore peu' (Le Monde):

'Gays, avortement, femmes: non le pape François n'est pas un profressiste' (Le Nouvel Observateur):

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