Saturday, 14 September 2013

News for Today

Contributed by Agata Blanco CompostelaFounding Feminists: September 12, 1967 
America’s next great black [woman] leader 
Islamic ban on pre-marriage interaction clashes with reality in Iran 
'I drowned my daughter in a rage' 
German court rules Muslim girls must join swimming classes
The Mara Women: Gender Roles in Central America Street Gangs
More than 100 women arrested in demanding inmigration reform
Mediterranean Ministerial Conference on Strengthening the Role of Women in Society 
Join the Brussels’ Day of Action “Together for a Europe free from prostitution” – 1 October 2013
Contributed by Ana Maria GuerraImmigrant women and allies risk arrest to demand humane immigration reform (US)
The Bravest of the Brave: How Female Vaccinators are Making All the Difference in Polio Eradication (Pakistan)
The end of Kindness: Weev and the cult of the angry young man (US)
Pastor Who Claimed He Raped Teenage Boys to Keep Them "Sexually Pure" Will Not Serve Jail Time (US)
Ugandan girl serves six-hour jail term for killing rapist father
Afghanistan’s ‘war on women’
Death penalty in India gang rape won't end sexual violence - activists

Contributed by Karol Arambula
'Women in India: Death and the maiden' (The Economist):

'UN Women says 'there's 'backlash' against equality' (ABC):

'More than 100 women arrested at Capitol Immigration Reform Protest' (NBC Washington):

'India gang-rape sentencing shows attitudes to women are changing' (The Guardian):

'Here's why women censoring misogynist speech would be bad for women' (The Washington Post):

'Women Rule' and inspire (Politico):

'Women outrun men in regaining jobs since recession' (Minnesota Public Radio':

'Women in politics less likely to be corrupt, study says; (Swampland):

'CAP to roll out women's initiative' (Politico):

'23 things every woman should stop doing' (The Huffington Post):

'Feminism and race: just who counts as a 'woman of color?' (NPR):

Contributed by Farah Najar Arevalo:
En Michoacán, creciente desplazamiento de mujeres por violencia y crimen organizado: 
Women Empowered by Solar Energy in Bangladesh: 

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