Thursday, 26 December 2013

News for Today

Contributed by Norhana Kamid
Man Holds 'I Beat Women' Sign in Public After Alleged Attack 
A Florida woman turns the table on her attacker by giving him a choice to either go to jail or hold a sign at a busy Tampa intersection that reads “I beat women.  Honk if I’m a scumbag” and wearing a dunce cap,  ABC News reported Dec. 22. According to the Tampa Police, the man beat up Alissa Hessler after she pushed him away when he tried to touch her.  
End of Year is More Stressful Time for Women
Although it’s supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year, it can also be the most overwhelming for women. A survey by the American Psychological Association found that more women than men feel stressed at Christmas — and have a harder time relaxing and enjoying the season due to the extra housework during that time, The Washington Post reported Dec. 23. 

Contributed by Suyog Shelar Syrian women will join peace talks at UN Geneva
NIGERIA: Amnesty International puts heat on as forced evictions continue

Contributed by Airhunmwunde, Matthew
Nigeria: Rivers to Establish Skills Centre for Widows
Girls' brains reorganize earlier, may explain their faster maturity
Nigeria: Female Farmers Demand Access to Inputs
Eating peanuts in pregnancy lowers allergy risk for child
Egypt: Cairo Center for Development and Human Rights - Symposium About the Personal Status Law With Women Who Were Affected By It.
African-American women need 'greater obesity effort'
Nigeria: Women Kidnapped By Boko Haram Escape - Governor Shettima
'We bring gifts of gold, myrrh, and ovarian cancer treatment'
Zimbabwe: Taking Stock of Gender Issues in 2013
Breast cancer drugs: real and fake acupuncture 'relieves side effects'
Africa: USAID Awards $6 Million to Empower Women Affected By Conflict

No comments:

Post a Comment