Monday, 16 September 2013

News for Today

Contributed by Sabrina SinghSept 15: "Nepal: Weaving the web, single women in peace-building" (Telegraph Nepal)
http://www.telegraphnepal.com/headline/2013-09-05/nepal:-weaving-the-web-single-women-in-peace-building.html
Sept 11: "South Asian Women Conference Kicks Off" (The Himalayan Times)
http://www.thehimalayantimes.com/fullNews.php?headline=South+Asian+Women+conference+kicks-off+&NewsID=390443
Sept 11: "Nepalese Theatre Group Performs for Girls' Education" (Open Equal Free)
http://www.openequalfree.org/ed-news/nepalese-theater-group-performs-for-girls-education
Sept 3: "43 Percent Nepali Females Illiterate" (The Himalayan Times)
http://www.thehimalayantimes.com/fullNews.php?headline=43+per+cent+Nepali+females++illiterate%3A+UN&NewsID=389660
Sept 3: "National View: Female suicides in Nepal" (South Coast Today)
http://www.southcoasttoday.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20130903/OPINION/309030305
August 30: "21,000 Women, Children Go Missing in Past Seven Years in Nepal" (NZWeek)
http://www.nzweek.com/world/21000-women-children-goes-missing-in-past-seven-years-in-nepal-75051/
August 27: "Tackling Child Marriage in Nepal" (SOS Children's Village)
http://www.soschildrensvillages.org.uk/about-our-charity/news/tackling-child-marriage-in-nepal
Contributed by Megan BirdWalk Once More to Combat Violence Against Women
Senior Police Woman Gunned Down in Afghanistan
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/15/us-afghanistan-women-helmand-idUSBRE98E06E20130915
Vice President Joe Biden blasts ‘Neanderthal’ House GOP over women’s rights http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/biden-blasts-neanderthal-house-gop-women-rights-article-1.1454818  
Contributed by Agata Blanco Compostela
Astronaut hunt turns into sexist nightmare for female finalist  
First anti female genital mutilation clinic opens http://www.thelocal.de/society/20130910-51851.html  
Jordan, Hona Zarqa: the local women making the media their own http://womennewsnetwork.net/2013/09/13/hona-zarqa-local-women-making-media-own/



Contributed by Karol Arámbula:
`Women in tech largely unfazed by men's behavior' (SF Gate):
'More buses, street lights: how to make India safer for women' (The Guardian):
'2 women shot by NYPD cops trying to subdue man 'causing a disturbance' (ABC News):
'Women killed in fatal house fire had no working smoke detectors' (KTVU):
'Jeremy Browne: Ban Muslim women from wearing veils in schools and public places' (The Telegraph):
'Women grapple with violence in Pakistan' (The Hindu):
'Empowering women for a better Europe: Interview with Swedish Minister for European Union Affairs Birgitta Ohlsson' (The Huffington Post):
'Females with firearms: 50th annual Syracuse Gun Show attracts more women than ever' (Syracuse):
'When women don't vote for women' (The New Yorker):
'Cameron's problem with women: Female voters desert Tories because the PM is too posh and 'out of touch' (The Daily Mail):


Contributed by Suyog ShelarNYC Women's Club Embraces Seasonal Workers' Case
http://womensenews.org/story/sexual-harassment/130912/nyc-womens-club-embraces-seasonal-workers-case#.UjPX-tJi2Xk 
Hona Zarqa: the local women making the media their own http://womennewsnetwork.net/2013/09/13/hona-zarqa-local-women-making-media-own/

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