Thursday, 9 January 2014

News for Today

Contributed by Farah Najar Arévalo
Young Feminist Activism – Program Coordinator:
Los Tres deny new video condones violence against women:
Delhi, no city for women: crime against women up 412%
En Brasil, el escenario es de las mujeres:
Senate confirms Yellen as Fed Chair:
PM faces heated internal debate on abortion at upcoming PP meeting:
Embarazo y actividades laborales: ¿una amenaza?

Contributed by Suyog Shelar
Women empowered by Brazil’s family grant scheme 

Contributed by Megha K

Watching the women: The powerful role of women in leading reform.

Afghan Effort to Get Justice for Women Seems to Stall

Women Rising

Saudi Women Rise Up, Quietly, and Slide Into the Driver’s Seat

Sunila Abeysekera: Sri Lankan women's rights activists sought reconciliation

Contributed by Airhunmwunde, Matthew

10 Signs You Can Do Better
Zimbabwe: It's the Children That Suffer Most
Age-related weight gain put down to brown fat failure
Liberia: Gender Equality Vs. Gender Equity
The Most Annoying Things Engaged Couples Do
Nigeria: Woman Did Not Die in My Office – Aliyu
Marriage promotion has failed to stem poverty among single moms
Tanzania: Local Lady Golfer to Undergo Back Surgery in South Africa
Cheers to Janet Yellen, the Most Powerful Woman in the World
Kenya: Governor's Wife for Less Fortunate
Babbling babies - responding to one-on-one 'baby talk' - master more words
Kenya: Five Minute Interview - I Have Had the Pleasure of Meeting Bill Gates
15 Reasons You Should Hang Up Your Booty Call
Tanzania: Isles - Media Can Help End Sexual Violence
It Was a Girls Night Out... Literally
Tanzania: Local Lady Golfer to Undergo Back Surgery in South Africa
Rwanda: As Kigali Thrash Don Bosco in Women League
Researchers link protein with breast cancer's spread to the brain
Tunisia Enshrines Gender Equality in Draft Constitution – Reports
Rwanda: Women MPs Forum Urged On Socio-Economic Development
Africa: Gender Equality Should Be Part of Basic Science Training

Contributed by Ana Maria Guerra
Saudi men blame women's make-up for molestation cases - survey

Pregnant, and Forced to Stay on Life Support (US)

50 years into the war on poverty, gender analysis needed (US)

Central Africa leader fate to be decided at Thursday summit-France

Risking Rape to Reach a Toilet in India's Slums

Nigerians turn on comic for rape 'joke'

Katie Couric asks transgender guests about their private parts, gets an education (US)

Gender injustice: When Indian judges get it wrong

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