Monday, 16 September 2013

News for Today

Contributed by Sabrina SinghSept 15: "Nepal: Weaving the web, single women in peace-building" (Telegraph Nepal)
Sept 11: "South Asian Women Conference Kicks Off" (The Himalayan Times)
Sept 11: "Nepalese Theatre Group Performs for Girls' Education" (Open Equal Free)
Sept 3: "43 Percent Nepali Females Illiterate" (The Himalayan Times)
Sept 3: "National View: Female suicides in Nepal" (South Coast Today)
August 30: "21,000 Women, Children Go Missing in Past Seven Years in Nepal" (NZWeek)
August 27: "Tackling Child Marriage in Nepal" (SOS Children's Village)
Contributed by Megan BirdWalk Once More to Combat Violence Against Women
Senior Police Woman Gunned Down in Afghanistan
Vice President Joe Biden blasts ‘Neanderthal’ House GOP over women’s rights  
Contributed by Agata Blanco Compostela
Astronaut hunt turns into sexist nightmare for female finalist  
First anti female genital mutilation clinic opens  
Jordan, Hona Zarqa: the local women making the media their 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 
Hona Zarqa: the local women making the media their own

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