Thursday, 22 August 2013

News for Today

Contributed by Sabrina SinghAugust 20: "Human rights groups protest against modern-day witch hunt in Nepali villages" (Asia News Network)
August 20: "Eight govt-run shelters for victimised women and children in major cities" (Nepal News)
August 19: "Woman Beaten to Death For Being Accused of Practicing Witchcraft in Nepal" (Ground Report)
August 18: "YAN Launches Women Youth Force in Dharan" (The Himalayan Times)
August 17: "Woman Suspected of Witchcraft Beaten to Death" (IOL News)
August 17: "Uterine Prolapse in Focus" (The Himalayan Times)
August 16: "Break The Silence- Harrassment of women on public transport is rising" (The Himalayan Times)
August 14: "Behind The Walls of Nepal's Women" (The World)
Contributed by Ana Maria GuerraOver 100 Women Take Up Arms In Mexico To Defend Community
Italy’s Garment-Factory Slaves
Gender pay gap: Male bonuses twice as big as women's (UK)
Not Quite Spring, But Not Nothing
Swedish women don headscarves after assault on Muslim
Quotas for women in parliament could 'effect real change', authors say (UK)
Liberia's ten years of peace
Virginity Test Proposed for Indonesian Students
App Helps Victims Report Sexual Assault Anonymously in D.C. (US)
16 tips to change social norms for girls
Contributed by Agata Blanco CompostelaSpain: No room for women in the armed forces    Democratic Republic Congo: CEDAW endorses WILPF’s recommendations on the DRC   
Women International league for Peace: August Nuclear Free Future Month
Contributed by Suyog ShelarFreedom from Gender: Imagining Equality for Men and Women in India 
Sudan's Anti-FGM Campaign Avoids Using the Term 
Chile’s Women Candidates, Not Two of a Kind 
Thousands of Tunisians Rally For Women’s Rights

Contributed by Karol Arámbula:

'Chinese women fight to shake off 'leftover' label' (CNN):

'Why women prefer working together (and why men prefer working alone)' (The Atlantic):

'Who should teach women's studies' (Inside Highered):

'To age is to fail: the media's message to older women' (The Guardian):

'How two young journalists are highlighting longform journalism written by women' (Poynter):

'Increasing women's economic power' (Business Day NZ):

'What men and women really think about gender equality in the workplace' (Business Insider):

'The top 10 Best Websites for Millennial Women 2013' (Forbes):

'Joseph Naso trial: Man, 79, guilty of killing 4 women dating back to 1977' (CBS News):

'Black women held back' (Sowetan):

'Besides pay, women as satisfied as men with job aspects' (Gallup):

'Comment: Let's face it - men and women are different' (Politics UK):

'UAE women's delegation leaves for Sweden next week' (Gulf News):

'Meet the 2013 influential women in wireless' (Fierce Wireless):

'Crime against women: cycle tours across North East' (The Hindu):

'Who owns Bangladesh?' (The Economist):

'Turkish women strive for gender equality' (The Jerusalem Post):

'Women and prescription drugs: The gender gap tightens' (The Huffington Post):

'Suède: les femmes se voilent en soutien à ne jeune musulmane agressèe' (Terrafemina):

'Venezuela: le drame des femmes qui voulaient arrondir leurs formes' (La Presse):

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