Tuesday, 20 August 2013

News for Today

Contributed by Agata Blanco Compostela
Gunmen kill woman politician who belonged to Pakistan’s Awami National Pary –known for its anti-Taliban views 
India: Not easy being a woman in public life http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-08-18/bangalore/41421741_1_talking-politics-hd-kumaraswamy-public-life
Contributed by Suyog ShelarSusannah Ray lets her camera capture surfers & survival post Hurricane Sandy (U.S.) 
EGYPT: Women in Cairo talk fear, unrest & who’s to blame  http://womennewsnetwork.net/2013/08/17/egypt-women-in-cairo/
Value us! Fair pay for domestic work in Nicaragua  
Women’s shelter for new Canadians presses for stable funding  http://womennewsnetwork.net/2013/08/14/womens-shelter-new-canadians-presses-stable-funding/

Contributed by William Kin
Rwanda: Sex for Jobs - Private Sector Main Offenders

Ghana: Silver-Parker Group/Gender Ministry to Renovate Slaha Market

Somalia: UN Humanitarian Wing Warns of Pervasive Sexual Violence in Somalia

Ghana: MFWA Expert Validation Meeting On the Media-Gender-Equality Monitoring Instrument

Somalia: UN Says Rape, Gender-Based Violence Rampant in Somalia

Contributed by Norhana Kamid

Women use Twitter to raise issues
INVITATION: http://humantrafficking.wyf.org.my/

Contributed by Karol Arámbula:

'Five states where recent attacks on abortion are already threatening women's access to health care' (Think Progress):

'Russian women kissing after relay victory at World Championships causes stir' (Olympic Talk):

'Women in Science: Secrets of the ice - How the toughest organisms on Earth are responding to environmental change' (The Independent):

'Pregnant women CAN drink alcohol and coffee, claims controversial new book that aims to dispel 'motherhood myths' (The Daily Mail):

'Why are women being blamed for the decline of literature' (Refinery 29):

'Single women buy more homes than single men (Fox News):

'A call for aid, not laws, to help women in Italy' (The New York Times):

'European women want more than legislation to combat violence' (Jezebel):

'China's 'leftover women' choosing to stay single' (CNN):

'Poll: Women say they are leaning in' (The Daily Beast):

'Women's right and inequality in America' (The Huffington Post):

'Strong women were pillars behind civil rights movement' (USA Today):

'How men and women unwind differently on holiday' (The Telegraph):

'Women, working moms and crazy commutes' (The Washington Post):

'New Gender Equality Bill aims to 'change landscape' for SA women' (Business Day):

'Allemagne: quand les entreprises draguent les femmes' (Boursorama):

'A Trappes: une marche de femmes violées pour 'dénouncer l'islamophobie' (Le Monde):

'Les femmes anglaises à l'honneur dans la campagne de Mark&Spencer' (Le Soir):

'Un centenar de mujeres se integra a un grupo de autodefensa en Guerrero' (CNN):

'Mujeres marcan tendencia en las próximas elecciones presidenciales (El Informador):

'Lidera Guanajuato maltrato a mujeres' (AM):

'Más de 20 mil mujeres embarazadas no son atendidas por especialistas (Quadratin):

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