Thursday, 27 February 2014

News for Today

Contributed by Ana Maria Guerra
Gang rape of UC Santa Barbara student is second in two months (US)

FGM campaigner Fahma Mohamed urges Gove to help end cycle of abuse (UK)

Namibia: War On Women

South Dakota Legislature Tables Bill That Could Have Banned Abortion at Seven Weeks (US)

Child marriage in Nepal: what do you do when it's by choice?

Tunisia: Emna Mansour, candidate a l'election presidentielle

Unveiled women in Saudi Arabia banned from entering girls’ schools

Is rape inevitable in war?

Female Breadwinners Struggle as Egypt’s Economy Deteriorates

Contributed by Karol Arámbula:

'Ovary removal cuts cancer risk in young high-risk women' (ABC News):

'Young women and stubborn stereotypes' (Chicago Tribune):

'Afghan women: No turning back' (AlJazeera):

'What are the obstacles for women in finance' (The Guardian):

'Why the LRB should stop cooking up excuses over lack of women reviewers' (The Guardian):

'The rise of professional women' (National Journal):

'Japan may revise 'comfort women' apology' (DW):

'Women still waiting' (Indystar):

'Women missing out lucrative careers in computer science' (Mercury News):

'Women put startup savvy to work for charity' (Boston Globe):

'Women disappearing from corporate workforces 'due to childcare cost': 

Contributed by Suyog Shelar
Women prisoners 'coerced into sex with staff'

Two Female Resistance Heroes Join French Pantheon

[Brazil] Joyce Does It Her Way

Difference Maker: Denise Dunning unlocks girl power through Let Girls Lead

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