Friday, 28 February 2014

News for Today

Contributed by Ana Maria Guerra
Art in the aftermath: healing the victims of trafficking and slavery (UK)

Book Review Byline Tally Shows Gender Disparity (US)

South Africa: Addressing Slow Pace of Gender Equality

Calls Grow for Syria to Stop Impeding Aid Effort

Preventing Sexual Violence Is a National Security Imperative

Has Julia Gillard's anger diminished? (Australia)

Ontario’s jails must respect the rights of transgender people (Canada)

States fight rape kit backlog (US)

Last june a woman set herself on fire about every three days in Herat, Afghanistan

Contributed by Karol Arámbula:

'Indian women demand compensation from Mexican gov't for false imprisonment' (La Prensa):

'Half my body weight: women get taste of combat tasks in Army story' (CBS News):

'Joe Biden blunder issues ire of working women' (The Washington Times):

'Canadian doctor sexually assaulted 21 sedate women' (USA Today):

'Women prisoners 'coerced into sex with staff' (BBC):

'Japan's lawmakers launch campaign against 'comfort women' memorials' (TIME):

'Democrats resurrect War on Women messaging' (Politico):

'Israeli moms mentored by Google for women making startups' (Bloomberg):

'Women in white protest violence in Venezuela' (Freep):

'When it comes to women's writing, how do publications stack up?' (WBUR):

'Solidarity for (all) women, please' (Brown Political Review):

'Women, childrenused as sex slaves in NZ - charity' (TV NZ):

'Clinton: women's issues 'integral' to dealing with Syria, Libya' (CNN):

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