Thursday, 31 October 2013

News for Today

Contributed by Parmeet Nagi
14 year old girl gangraped in Chigurukota
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/andhra-pradesh/14yearold-girl-gangraped-in-chigurukota/article5288054.ece

Contributed by Charmaine Peart 
Women: UConn failed to take sex assaults seriously
Cultural commitments and rape
Combating Domestic Violence: One Size Doesn't Fit All
Domestic Violence Awareness Month: The fight against black women’s higher rates of intimate partner violence
http://thegrio.com/2013/10/20/domestic-violence-awareness-month-black-women-homocide-intimate-partner-violence/
Baltimore County Commission for Women to hold domestic violence information fair
http://www.baltimorenewsjournal.com/2013/10/21/baltimore-county-commission-for-women-to-hold-domestic-violence-information-fair/ Dangerous times: Programs for domestic violence victims
http://www.bestofneworleans.com/gambit/dangerous-times/Content?oid=2267365 Counselors to talk Oct. 23 on domestic violence http://www.niutoday.info/2013/10/21/counselors-to-talk-oct-23-on-domestic-violence/
Local businesses raise funds for Citizens Against Domestic Violence http://lakeexpo.com/news/lake_news/article_ab50114a-3a6b-11e3-928b-001a4bcf887a.html
Protecting women: Honda, Boxer sponsor bills to help prevent violence against women around the world
http://www.mercurynews.com/opinion/ci_24325172/protecting-women-honda- boxer-sponsor-bills-help-prevent
Breaking domestic violence silence key to recovery
http://azdailysun.com/news/local/breaking-domestic-violence-silence-key-to-recovery/article_d019f0fc-3955-11e3-af80-0019bb2963f4.html
Contributed by Karol Arambula:
'Yes, men really do ogle women's bodies' (USA Today):
 'Dangers come with freedom for Indian women' (The New York Times):
 'Why young women are going off the pill and on to contraception voodoo' (The Guardian):
  'Career women need a better half who does his half' (Slate):
 'India breast cancer surge hinders private exams for women' (Bloomberg):
'Who is to blame when a man cheats? According to a revenge website, only the women he cheats with' (Slate):
'Why breast cancer awareness month is actually a huge insult to women' (PolicyMic):
 
Contributed by Megan BirdV.P. Biden Visits Austin Domestic Abuse Hotline
CASA, Sunstar Paramedics Partner for Domestic Violence Training
Study Shows Violence Against Women Costs Tennessee $880 Million Annually
http://www.wbir.com/story/news/local/2013/10/30/study-violence-against-women-costs-tn-880-million-annually/3312261/
Contributed by Stephany Armas
UN expert breaks global silence on rape of young virgin girls in Iranian prisons  http://justiceforiran.org/call-for-action/english-un-expert-breaks-global-silence-on-rape-of-young-virgin-girls-in-iranian-prisons/?lang=en 
Day of the Girl: A survivor’s journey after female genital mutilation  Women in my community worry that they won’t be a good Somali woman if they haven’t undergone FGM.  This is a practice that continues to control women's sexuality  http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/day-of-the-girl-a-survivors-journey-after-female-genital-mutilation-8874232.html
Do We Really Want to Talk About Mass Surveillance?  http://www.womensmediacenter.com/feature/entry/do-we-really-want-to-talk-about-mass-surveillance?utm_content=buffer980b5&utm_source=buffer&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Buffer
 Another from the 28th is related to the Yemen Constitution regarding child marriage.  Yemen must ban child marriage in new constitution - rights group http://www.trust.org/item/20131028062637-cafoe/?source=search
Contributed by Ana Maria GuerraTeen Pregnancy Rooted in Powerlessness
We Need More Women in Tech: The Data Prove It (US)
Women in South Africa are living in a war zone
Abigail Disney: Telling War From A Women's Perspective
Do We Really Want to Talk About Mass Surveillance?
World Health Organisation: unemployed youth in Britain are a public health time bomb
Why keeping girls in school can help South Sudan
Prochoice is love, unconditionally (US)
The REAL Problem With Domestic-Violence Awareness (US)
Prostitution : 73 % des Français pour la responsabilisation des clients




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