Wednesday, 25 September 2013

News for Today

Contributed by Ana Maria Guerra
U.N. Director: Social Media Can End Violence Against Women

Stella Creasy told: tackling women's issues will be 'career suicide' (UK)

Saudi group campaigns against ban on women driving

Study finds sexual and domestic violence widespread, largely undiscussed (US)

25 Palestinian women killed in 'honor' crimes in 2013
African women are blazing a feminist trail – why don't we hear their voices?

I Was Trafficked. Why Didn’t I Run?

Syria ER: Pregnant in War, A Growing Women's Health Crisis

Massachusetts might force a woman to share parental rights with the rapist who impregnated her (US)

Savita Halappanavar's widower to sue HSE over death (Ireland)

Latina bicyclists answer macho bike culture with their own chain gang (US),0,1719866.story
Contributed by William KinRwanda: Women Win 64 Percent of Seats in Parliamentary Elections, Maintaining Number One Spot Worldwide
Africa: UN Broadband Commission Releases First Global Report On 'Broadband and Gender' - 200 Million Fewer Women Online
Africa: Forum Discusses Strengthening Marginalised Voices for Development
Uganda: Sex and the Country
Cameroon: UN Human Rights Council - Adoption of the Outcome of the UPR of Cameroon
Contributed by Suyog Shelar
Japanese 'Aunties' Party Presses for Gender Parity 
What a [Saudi Arabia] Girl and Her Bike Can Say About Women’s Rights
Contributed by Agata Blanco CompostelaJapanese 'Aunties' Party Presses for Gender Parity  
Take Action: Reproductive Rights Campaigns 
Maternal Mortality Down 50 Percent in Republic of Congo
Contributed by Vikram Simhan
Contributed by Charmaine Peart
Memorial held for teen found dead at construction site

Study finds sexual and domestic violence widespread, largely undiscussed

Black women at greater risk of becoming victims of homicidal domestic violence

DA pursues domestic assault case against Celtics' Sullinger despite woman's request to drop it

Event to aid women's groups fighting domestic violence

Wisconsin Divorce Attorney Lauds Renewal of Violence Against Woman Act

Woman killed, man in critical condition after double stabbing in Lacey

Contributed by Megan Bird
Kerry's 10 Million
Legalization of Prostitution Has Not Reduced Stigma or Exploitation
10 Things Men Can Do to End Men's Violence Against Women

Contributed by Suyog Shelar
Women in California Wrote the Book on 'Leaning In'
Canadian woman recounts harrowing ordeal of hiding during Kenya attack

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