Saturday, 15 February 2014

News for Today

Contributed by Ana Maria Guerra
Egypt’s Security Forces Once Again Using Virginity Tests On Female Detainees

When Emily Was Sold For Sex (US)

Afghan Women Rally to Block Law

South Dakota Bill Threatens Abortion Providers With Life In Prison (US)
TED Talks Don’t Cover Abortion Because They Say It Doesn’t Count As A Human Rights Issue

Syrian Refugees Fuel Underage Marriage in Jordan

UN report says progress for women is unequal
Contributed by Suyog Shelar
Syrian Refugees Fuel Underage Marriage in Jordan 

An Afghan town gets its first female high-school graduates

U.S.: Pennsylvania nurses strike for better work, patient care & safety

Contributed by Karol Arámbula:

‘Women have urges too’ (USA Today):

‘Japanese ex-prime minister meets comfort women on S. Korea tour’ (CNN):

‘The imperfect but honest image of a woman’s body’ (The Guardian):

‘Missing, murdered aboriginal women honoUred in marches’ (CBC):

‘UN Report says progress for women is unequal’ (The New York Times):

‘One billion rising to end violence against women – global day of action and dancing – live coverage’ (The Guardian):

‘Hillary Clinton, women and the oligarch’ (The New Yorker):

‘Men are 50% more likely to die from cancer than women’ (The Dailymail):

‘Hillary Clinton advice to women: thick skin’ (Politico):

‘Ghana: 10th Anniversary Celebration of Women’s Manifesto launched in Accra’ (All Africa):

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