Wednesday, 6 November 2013

News for Today

Contributed by Suyog ShelarRevolution in Beduin women’s education Online peititon calls for justice for “world’s worst punishment for rape”
Woman filmmaker in Iran sentenced to 18 months in prison
Contributed by Agata Blanco CompostelaSingapore: Allowing hijab problematic for some jobs: Yaacob 
India Law Fails Acid Test; Attacks Continue 
Indigenous women gather in Peru
Contributed by Ana Maria GuerraWomen Find a Green Midas Touch (Bangladesh)
The Real Arab Spring Is About Women and Economic Development
El costo invisible de la violencia (Latin America)
Roast Buster accused bragged about group sex (New Zealand)
Pan-African Parliament spotlights gender based violence
Indigenous women in Latin America remain invisible to society, warns UN
Pussy Riot's Tolokonnikova 'is being punished with move to Siberian prison' (Russia)
Kenya rape: Liz did everything 'right' but her attackers remain free
Bullied Biracial Girl Changes Name From ‘Keisha’ to ‘Kylie’ (US)
Hamas appoints first English-language spokesperson (a woman)

Contributed by Karol Arambula:
'Don't tell Muslim women what to wear' (CNN):
 'Five reasons voter identification bills disproportionately impact women' (The Washington Post):
 'How more paternity leave will spell less discrimination against women' (The Guardian):
 'Colombian women on 'crossed legs' sex strike over crumbling highway' (NBC News):
'Attacks on women by women hold back women' (FT):
 'America's grotesque amusement: The joke is on black women again' (Salon):
'For women in negotiations, the 'Impostor Syndrome' can be problematic' (Forbes):
 'A woman's success damages a male partner's ego, says new study' (The Washington Post):
Contributed by Megan Bird
Group of New Zealand Teens Accused of Rape, Unable to be Arrested Due to Lack of Evidence

Groups Urged to Apply for Federal Funds to Fight Cyber Violence Against Women

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