Friday, 30 August 2013

News for Today

Contributed by Agata Blanco Compostela
Syria: Growing violence on women and girls. 
ILO signs agreement with SIDA on project to enhance women’s employment in Turkey  
Myanmar Garment Factory Tries to Mend Trafficking 
UNFPA Alarmed over Impact of Growing Violence in Syria on Women and Girls

Contributed by William Kin
Ghana: Deputy Minister Receives Royal Virgins Club  
South Africa: Public Should Support Policies That Reduce Inequality  
Egypt: In Light of the Constitution and the Roadmap the Future of Women's Political Participation  
Egypt: In Light of the Constitution and the Roadmap the Future of Women's Political Participation  
Nigeria: Ulasi - the Last Woman Standing  
South Africa: The DTI Calls for Economic Emancipation for Women  
South Africa: MEC Cronjé Dishes Out Financial Advice At Elandskop Tanzania: TAMWA Screens Gender Issues in Constitutional Draft

Contributed by Ana Maria Guerra
Performing Manhood In Modern Egypt
A+ In Rape Culture: Inside Forbes' Top 25 Public Colleges (US)
Joven que fue condenada por un aborto espontáneo quedó libre (Mexico)
Sierra Leone: Increase in Domestic Violence - Human Rights Report Reveals
Son of Chinese general faces rape trial; raises anger over top families
Montana judge apologizes for comments in teen's rape (US)
Shortage of female security forces could keep Afghan women from vote
See The Ad For The Standard Hotel Accused Of Trivializing Violence Against Women (US)
Infographic: India's rape epidemic
Feminism's Sticky Fast-Food Floor (US)

Contributed by Danqing
Son of famed PLA singer denies gang rape charges
Yet another gang rape: What has gone wrong with India?
Female midshipman faces cross-examination in U.S. Naval Academy rape case 
Shortage of female security forces could keep Afghan women from vote
Female Astronauts Face Discrimination from Space Radiation Concerns, Astronauts Say
First Person: AF Academy's First Female Leader

Contributed by Parmeet Nagi
Mumbai gangrape victim walks out of hospital with her face uncovered and head held high

Contributed by Anvi Sood
The other is a BBC documentary based on the condition of women in India. I hope it is good. 

Contributed by Charmaine Peart
Husband charged in Miramar woman's shooting death
Woman Pushed Off Highway, Stabbed to Death by Cabbie: Police
Police: Son stabs mother to death in Marin City; son shot by officers in San Francisco
Lamesa woman recounts being stabbed 18 times in front of her son
Rape is about power, not sex
Judge apologizes for teen rape remarks, not sentence
Woman attacked, raped by two men in downtown Clarksville
15-year-old who raped, robbed woman near John Ball Park will spend 17 to 59 years in prison
Female midshipman grilled in U.S. Naval Academy rape case
Police investigate woman's rape near gay club as hate crime

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