Thursday, 12 September 2013

News for Today

Contributed by Suyog ShelarMuseum celebrates women in computing  
2014 Elections in India Set Bait for Women's Vote
Contributed by Megan BirdViolence Against Women in Pakistan
1 in 4 Men in Parts of Asia have Raped

Contributed by Ana Maria GuerraSaudis welcome decision to give foreign mothers of Saudi children permanent residence status Feminism a Good Fit for One 'Good Muslim Boy' (UK)
The future for Egypt’s women is in legislations [sic], experts say
Here’s what you miss by only talking to white men about the digital revolution and journalism (US)
Mariage précoce et harcèlement des réfugiées syriennes en Jordanie
Americans use the Internet to abandon children adopted from overseas
Asian girls ‘hidden victims’ of sexual exploitation in UK
University confronts culture of sexual violence (US)
Syria’s Sisters of War
Women Comprise 95 Percent of Suicides in Afghanistan: Officials
Contributed by Stephany ArmasEarly marriage and harassment of Syrian refugee women and girls in Jordan 
ILO Initiative Protects Women from Modern-Day Slavery

Contributed by: Farah Najar Arevalo:Inspiring Girls and Women to Code:
Afghan women police need to be doing more than just making tea:
Toys 'R' Us U.K. Agrees To End Gender Marketing In Response To 'Let Toys Be Toys' Campaign:
Japan's tech startup solution? Women:
18 Great Bits of Wisdom for Working Women:
Are quotas the solution for bringing more women into politics?: ·
Canadian Women Leaders Top U.S. as RBC Promotes Taylor:
The 9/11 Legacy for Afghan Women
Contributed by Hannah ClarkeUN study of violence against women in six Asian countries
Somali women are being trained to fight off sexual violence 
Many Asian girls are afraid to report violence through feat of shaming their families
An Indian woman who documented the abuse from the Taliban is killed
Contributed by Agata Blanco CompostelaFeminist comedian wins Edinburgh award
European Parliament reopens, debates equal pay for women and the gender pay gap
Abercrombie stockroom worker fired for wearing a hijab wins in court
India: ILO Initiative Protects Women from Modern-Day Slavery 
Asian girls are the "hidden victims" of vicious sex grooming gangs, report warns - video 
Delhi rape: how India's other half lives  Afghanistan Leaders Discuss Need for More Women Judges 
Budding Bedfellows: Islamists and Feminists against Beauty Pageants
Contributed by Megan BirdFemale Police to Protect Female Egyptians Against Sexual Harassment
State to Receive $990,000 Domestic Violence Grant

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