Thursday, 8 August 2013

News for Today

Contributed by Anvi Sood
Girl in Bhopal hangs herself due to ragging
Child Rights Commissions to work together
Coming into their own

Contributed by Stephany Armas
Delhi gangrape: verdict on juvenile accused deferred
Using digital technology to help document sexual abuse in war zones
Most Korean women feel ‘unsecure from sexual violence’

Contributed by Megan Bird
OAS to Meet on Violence Against Aboriginal Women
Violence Against Women on Montana Indian Reservations

Contributed by Loreta Matulevic
Sexual assaults continue to plague the military
In Ethiopia, rural women improve their lives befriending budgets
Malian women press for peaceful and fair elections

Contributed by Charmaine Peart
Sex Trafficking Victim, Subject of 'Tricked' Documentary, Shares Her Story (VIDEO)
Human trafficking: Suburbs' dirty little secret
When Women Traffic Other Women
Churches embrace Freedom Sundays for global sex trafficking victims
Violence against women, kids on MT reservations discussed
Facebook creates guide for domestic violence victims

Contributed by Karol Arambula
'Are smarter women less likely to want children? (The Washington Post):
'Women who want to lead, follow a sponsor' (Forbes):
'Should we care that smart women aren't having kids' (The Guardian):
'Retailers and designers continue to ignore 'real' women' (Forbes):
'Women are equal in the eyes of God' (The Washington Post):
'Women in urban areas are at higher risk of postpartum depression: study' (Global News):
'Why are op-eds written by women more prone to verge on the personal' (The Guardian):
'Barries coming down, slowly: women of influence' (Stuff NZ):
'9 Women who succeeded later in life' (The Huffington Post):
'Why so many women leaving architecture?' (The Guardian):

Contributed by Suyog Shelar
Underage Girls Are Egypt’s Summer Rentals
Therapeutic Abortion Faces Political Veto in Chile
OP-ED: Latin America Lags on Reproductive Rights
India Moves to Protect the Rented Womb

Contributed by Ana Maria Guerra
It’s just a poem, says Wits sex pest (South Africa)
Why Do the People Raising Our Children Earn Poverty Wages? (US)
Twitter rolls out new rules as threats to women continue
Swaziland: Woman in Pants Banned From Election
'Lost Girls: An Unsolved American Mystery' is a tribute to five prostitutes
Former school principal arrested over rape and killing of six-year-old girl in China
Underage Girls Are Egypt’s Summer Rentals
Austengate (UK)
2nd Annual Gay Pride Parade Held in Uganda
The ghost rapes of Bolivia

Contributed by Agata Blanco Compostela
USA: Man Who Planned to Murder Planned Parenthood Doctor Sentenced to 10 Years
Congo:‘Survival sex’: How NGOs and peacekeepers exploit women in war
Jerusalen:Misogyny at the Wailing Wall
Guatemala’s ‘Femicide’ Courts Hold Out New Hope for Justice

Contributed by Gabrielle

Contributed by Candice Lewis

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