Wednesday, 20 November 2013

News for Today

Contributed by Maria Evangelidou
Capturing the truth in photojournalism one woman stands out
Bank Crash Hits Women Harder
Sudan worst in Africa with legal marriage at age 10
Ethiopia and Angola double number of girls in school in 10 years
Tawakkol Karman, First Arab Woman Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Gives Away Her $500,000 Award
Cairo Women Bring Men Back on the Rails
Contributed by Megan BirdNew York is not just the "cradle" for human rights, it's the torch
Sexual Assault Survivors Services Being Provided to Residents
Wife of Turkey Foreign Minister Says Women's Rights Improving
Contributed by Agata Blanco CompostelaUS Leaders Speak Out on Role of Women in Afghanistan’s Transition  Google and Microsoft agree measures to block [child] abuse images

Contributed by Farah Najar Arévalo 
Reasons to be proud of Raising Her Voice, an evaluator writes to Oxfam:!    
Españoles protestan en las calles contra ley del aborto; Femen intenta boicotear manifestación:   
Etats-Unis: la mort d’une jeune noire tuée à Detroit par un blanc rappelle l’affaire Trayvon Martin:       
Women religious leaders on campus reflect on role of women in the chaplaincy:    
Winners of SEED Gender Equality Awards 2013 announced[year]=2013&tx_ttnews[month]=10&tx_ttnews[day]=31&cHash=f05720de359f8fed69cd3ced4d8b76d3    
Tipifican el feminicidio como delito grave en Quintana Roo:
Contributed by Ana Maria GuerraResponders Learn to Spot Signs of Strangulation (US)
Marches against rape culture just the beginning (New Zealand) Title IX Network Takes Colleges to Task for Mishandling Rape Reports (US)
India launches first bank exclusively for women
German parties agree to introduce quota for women on boards
Army PR push: ‘Average-looking women’ (US)
Violence against women and children can no longer be tolerated, say UN Women, UNICEF, Nandita Das and activists (India)
What George Zimmerman’s Story Can Teach Us About Domestic Abusers (US)
After Judge Gives Rapist Probation, Alabama Rape Crisis Center Pushes to Change Law (US)
How We Teach Our Kids That Women Are Liars

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