Tuesday, 3 September 2013

News for Today

Contributed by Agata Blanco Compostela
INDIA: Tribal women leaders seek safety & innovation as Maoist insurgent conflict continues http://womennewsnetwork.net/2013/08/30/india-tribal-women-leaders/  
Mumbai Gang Rape Survivor Wants To Get Back To Work, Insists That 'Rape Is Not The End Of Life' 

Contributed by Vikram Simhan


Contributed by Karol Arambula

'Drinking alcohol during early adulthood raises women's breast cancer risk, study finds' (The Huffington Post):

'Two women gang raped by 10-12 juveniles in Delaware park: police' (NY Daily News):

'Investing in a future for Asia's young women' (The New York Times):

'Women, bought and sold in Nepal' (The New York Times):

'Why is women's health still a joke?' (The Huffington Post):

'Rwanda haunts David Cameron, and the launch of Women Watch' (The Independent):

'Missing women found after search' (Stuff NZ):

'These are only 13 women executed in America in the past 40 years' (Business Insider):

'Men beat women for long-term wealth' (News AU):

'Do sucessful women make partners feel self-conscious?' (Today):

'Arab wedding' brings to focus vulnerability of poor women' (The Times of India):

'Refugee given visa after sexually assaulting women' (News MSN):

Contributed by Farah Najar Arevalo
·         UNHCR teams work to protect vulnerable displaced women in Pakistan: http://www.unhcr.org/521c85ea9.html

·         New project launched to boost Afghan women’s participation in electoral process: http://reliefweb.int/report/afghanistan/new-project-launched-boost-afghan-women%E2%80%99s-participation-electoral-process

·         NASA said no to women astronauts in 1962 … but women astronauts are the best interviews : http://sgspires68.wordpress.com/2013/07/10/nasa-said-no-to-women-astronauts-in-1962-but-women-astronauts-are-the-best-interviews/

·         Sénégal: Aminata Touré nommée Premier ministre: http://www.rfi.fr/afrique/20130901-senegal-aminata-toure-nommee-premier-ministre-senegal

·         Violence against women kills 3 in one day: http://www.todayszaman.com/news-325215-violence-against-women-kills-3-in-one-day.html



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