Saturday, 12 October 2013

News for Today

Contributed by Stephany Armas
OP-ED: Why Keeping Girls in School Can Help South Sudan  
Prostitution is a form of violence against women and must be treated as such, writes Cécile Gréboval.     Because I am a Girl: The State of the World’s Girls 2013 - In Double Jeopardy: Adolescent Girls and Disasters     

Contributed by Megan Bird
Little Progress on China Rights
Man Charged with Using App to Lure 12 Year Old Girl

Contributed by Ana Maria Guerra
Pencils and Bullets (Afghanistan)

Man who raped 11-year-old girl in Kelowna park sentenced to 42 months in prison (Canada)

New Study Finds Alarming Rate of Sexual Coercion Among Teens, Young Adults (US)

Contributed by Suyog Shelar
Female Governors Run in Tail Winds of ACA Votes  
Women bloggers face triumph & threats as they speak up on global corruption

Contributed by Megan Bird
Some Progress in MENA, but Relativity of Rights and Backlash Persist

Malala Yousafzai Wins EU's Top Human Rights Award

Republican-Sponsored Bill Aims to Toughen Up on Crime Against Pregnant Women

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