Wednesday, 21 August 2013

News for Today

Contributed by Agata Blanco CompostelaDeath of woman journalist Habiba Ahmed Abd Elaziz brings Egypt division under the microscope Thousands of Tunisians Rally For Women’s Rights
Contributed by Norhana Kamid
Blogger who shared too much silenced
Investigation initiated into woman’s self-immolation
Femen Asks for Protection in Ukraine
Female Russian Sprinters' Kiss Causes Stir
Pentagon Tackles Sexual Assault in Military
Low-Income Women Carry Unwanted Pregnancies Because Lack of Money
Saudi Arabia's New Metro May Give Women Greater Mobility

Contributed by Suyog Shelar
Swedish women don headscarves after assault on Muslim
Yes, UK Women Think Society's Sexist, and Social Media Is the Natural Place to Talk About It
Pregnant woman in Sweden attacked over headscarf
Blogpost: Mr Perrin questions the much ado about women  
Contributed by Ana Maria GuerraCould Massachusetts Have Stopped Jared Remy from Murdering Jennifer Martel? (US) Action Alert: Three leading Palestinian women prisoners’ activists arrested
STUDY: One In Six Women Who Seek Treatment For Fractures Are Recent Victims Of Domestic Abuse (US)
Russian women kissing after relay victory at World Championships causes stir
IRAN: Former political prisoner Ms. Mansoureh Behkish sends letter to new president
Aboriginal victims of rape pay high price (Australia)
A Call for Aid, Not Laws, to Help Women in Italy
Justice for survivors of sexual assault (US)
India: the Story You Never Wanted to Hear

Contributed by Parmeet NagiTitle: Indian Girl, 11, Dies After Being Set On Fire For Resisting Rape: Reports

Contributed by Karol Arámbula:
'Swedish women don headscarves after assault on Muslim' (BBC News):
'Protestan en Taiwán por 'mujeres de comfort' (People Daily: Spanish):
'The women who do it all but don't have it all' (The Washington Post):
'Finding hope in Somalia' (US News):
'Men's bonuses are higher than women's because women know that money isn't everything' (The Telegraph):
'Do women need a digital breast self-exam? This Indiegogo projects thinks so' (Gigaom):
'Women in the workplace: Recognizing and overcoming bias' (Fox Business):
'Back to school list: 5 reasons to consider a women's college' (The Huffington Post):
'Visitors flock to China's 'kingdom of women' (The Guardian):
'For women, child care isn't a cost-it's an investment' (CBS News):
'No Kids: How infertility affects women's lives' (Yahoo News):
'It's simple really, women can and women do' (Canberra Times):
'Women create businesses in male-dominant industries' (News Observer):
'Undermining women hurts SA: Tutu' (IOL News):
'Corée du Nord: Kim Jong-Un déplore une pénurie de femmes vierges' (Grazia):
'Les femmes portent un quart de leurs chaussures' (Lexpress FR):
'Pourquoi davantage de femmes dirigeantes ne signifiera pas moins de guerres' (Slate):
'La responsale des Femen accuse Amina de 'trahir' des 'milliers de femmes' (RTL):
'Les Suédoises s'affichent en hijab après ñ¡agression d'une femme voilée' (Rue89):
Contributed by William KinSierra Leone: SLSAV Promotes Women On Leadership
Gambia: DOF Scale Up Reforestation Crusade in Crr
West Africa: Joint CSO Project to Increase Women's Voices in Media Commenced
South Africa: Women in Science Awards 2013
Nigeria: Standing Up for the Widows

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