Tuesday, 24 September 2013

News for Today

Contributed by Suyog Shelar
Afghanistan women fear reversals of basic human rights as 2014 gets closer http://womennewsnetwork.net/2013/09/19/afghanistan-women-fear-2014/ 
The Pope Blinks; Afghan Police Harass Women
Contributed by Agata Blanco CompostelaEquality Now! Ensure Egyptian women’s fair representation on the new constitutional committee
http://www.equalitynow.org/take_action/discrimination_in_law_action384  SOAWR Strongly Condemns the Act of Violence by Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero
http://www.equalitynow.org/press_release/soawr_strongly_condemns_the_act_of_violence_by_nairobi_governor_evans_kidero  Yemen: End child marriages by enacting and enforcing a minimum age of marriage law
Tunisian women 'waging sexual jihad in Syria' 
Afghanistan women fear reversals of basic human rights as 2014 gets closer http://womennewsnetwork.net/2013/09/19/afghanistan-women-fear-2014/

Contributed by Karol Arámbula:
'Don't write First World War women out of history' (The Guardian):
'Women and children first' (The Huffington Post):
'Researchers study women's food addiction' (CT Post):
'Only known Iraq billionaire hires women after Hussein' (Bloomberg):
'Improving the lives of women with cancer, one wig at a time' (The Huffington Post):
'Study finds why men cheat more than women' (Business Insider):
'Syria ER: Pregnant in war, a growing women's health crisis' (ABC News):
'African women are blazing a feminist trail - why don't we hear their voices' (The Guardian):
'Women influencing corporate boards, despite shortage of numbers' (The Washington Post):
'How to pick up women (with science)':
'UN: 200M fewer women online than men, gap might balloon' (ZD Net):
Contributed by Farah Najar Arevalo:
Hidden in the Harvest
Abused Goddesses, Orientalism and the Glamorization of Gender-Based Violence: http://thefeministwire.com/2013/09/abused-goddesses/ 
Rwanda: Women Take 64 Percent Seats in Parliament
Gender balance on company boards: more women, more profits
PM for women’s equal role in political decision
“Smile, baby”: The words no woman wants to hear

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