Friday, 11 October 2013

News for Today

Contributed by Ana Maria GuerraWhy Invest in Girls?
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women holds general discussion on rural women.
En Nicaragua las mujeres migran para escapar de sus parejas
Towards Ending Sexual Violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
In Swat, Battle for Girls’ Education Continues (Pakistan)
ILO will miss 2016 target to end worst forms of child labor
Tanzanie : Le combat des femmes pour l'égalité
Times of Famine Linked to Disproportionate Number of Female Births
Miriam González Durántez: Why I’m calling on brilliant British women to go back to school (UK)
Saudi King Abdullah's female advisers ask him to let women drive

Contributed by Farah Najar ArevaloEl acoso de la autoridad femenina contra Lucero: La canadiense
Alice Munro gana el Nobel de Literatura 2013: 
16-Year-Old Malala Yousafzai Leaves Jon Stewart Speechless With Comment About Pacifism:
Political Report Card: Women at the Head of the Class:

Contributed by Karol Arambula:
'Saudi women gear up for driving protest' (USA Today):
'Women on the front lines and behind the lens' (The New York Times):
'Everyday Sexism: five reasons why men shouldn't shout at women in the street' (The Guardian):
'25 other senior government jobs never held by a woman' (New York Magazine):
'Bill seeks to allow women to sue employers for non-monetary discrimination' (The Jerusalem Post):
'Heroines: a celebration of women and the power of education' (The Washington Times):
'What keeps women from running for top elected offices?' (The Washington Post):
'Girls' world: why women are traveling without men' (The Sydney Morning Herald):
'10 of the world's most poweful women' (The Guardian):

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