Saturday, 31 August 2013

News for Today

Contributed by Stephany Armas
Afghan women biggest losers from war

Enforced Disappearances: The Search for Justice Often Has a Woman's Face

To eliminate WMD we need to disarm patriarchy

Somalia: Rape and sexual violence a constant threat for displaced women
Contributed by Megan BirdDomestic Violence: Men Are Victims Too
Saudi Arabia Outlaws Domestic Violence

Contributed by Karol Arámbula:
'The gender wage gap lie' (Slate):
'Australia is failing to live up to its responsibilities to protect women' (The Guardian):
'Somalia: Rape and sexual violence a constant threat for displaced women' (Amnesty):
'Women want to attend Mormon priesthood meeting in October' (The Salt Lake Tribune):
'Women in IT: 'If you want to be taken seriously, dress like a man' (The Register):
'Older women most likely to use sleeping pills' (Health 24):
'Brave heart women fight to ban man-camps, which bring rape and abuse' (Indian Country):
'From McQueen to Venus: Brave women' (The New York Times):
'Girls on film: How women were written out of film history' (The Week):
'Women as literal targets of misogyny' (PS Magazine):
'Police: 2 women gang raped by juveniles in Wilmington Park' (Philadelphia):
'Abortion video game a total disservice to women' (Life News):
'Hormone levels predict risk of diabetes in pregnant women' (CBS News):
'Former judge launches website to distribute free pepper spray to women in Mumbai' (DNA India):

Contributed by Ana Maria Guerra
In Sierra Leone, Sexual Offences Act, GBV Training Commence
Goldman Sachs Banker Indicted On Rape Charges (US)
Iran foreign ministry appoints first spokeswoman - reports
Female midshipman faces cross-examination in U.S. Naval Academy rape case
SC warns courts against showing leniency towards rape convicts (India)
UNHCR teams work to protect vulnerable displaced women in Pakistan

Contributed by Madhurima Malik
 How Women Drive Innovation and Growth 
Botswana court to issue landmark judgement in Women's Rights Case 
Raising money to ensure all women have access to abortion,0,572523.story 
The burden of being a girl 

Contributed by Suyog Shelar
Fox News Contributor's 'Sexist' Comments on Women's Health Care Spark Outrage [Senegal]
Ending female genital mutilation, one household at a time Turkish Women Point Out Pitfalls of Fertility Push
Honor the dream by honoring the women of the movement [U.S.]
[India] RS approves bill to make divorce friendly for women
[United States] Struggle for Women’s Rights and Civil Rights Linked
[Stop] Child marriage campaigners in south Asia receive $23m cash injection 


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