Friday, 14 March 2014

News for Today

Contributed by Ana Maria Guerra
Iraq: Don’t Legalize Marriage for 9-Year-Olds

The fall in domestic violence and rape referrals: we need an answer (UK)

Talk point: girls and science in the developing world

Africa: CSW58 - For Women, the Media is a Hazardous Business

Laws Protecting Women From Upskirt Photo Assaults Fall Short (US)

Suspect sought for 8 sexual assaults on sex workers in Hamilton (Canada)

Without women, the world would go hungry

Why Does the US Still Have So Few Women in Office?

What is the biggest obstacle to women's rights?

Contributed by Suyog Shelar
Syria War Shatters Maternal Care, Mothers' Health

GOP Female Duo Faces California's 'Jungle System'

Portrait of Celebrated Aviator Pearl Carter Scott Unveiled in Oklahoma

Contributed by: Farah Nájar Arévalo

México, eje de la trata:

¿Cómo es el perfil de una víctima de trata?

Radiografía de la trata

México exporta víctimas de trata

Niña tzotzil de 14 años deja a su esposo y la multan por 24 mil pesos; como no pagó, le dieron prisión en Chiapas

El Poder Judicial Federal da amparo a Lucero: su agresor será juzgado por secuestro y tentativa de violación


Se las dan de muy machos:

Contributed by Karol Arámbula:

'Women in politics: Map 2014 shows gender equality in parliaments could be achieved in less than 20 years' (Independent):

'Obama to focus on economic issues facing women' (USA Today):

'When it comes to workplace sexism millennial women suffer most' (Forbes):

'Majority of missing and murdered women in north are aboriginal' (CBC):

'Women's aid adds to Boston's gun problem' (Boston Globe):

'Is the word 'bossy' damaging to women?' (BBC):

'Why women entrepreneurs are more optimistic than ever' (Forbes):

'Quotas aren't needed for able women to win electoral success' (Brisbane Times):

'Why aren't there more women at the top?' (Daily Caller):

'Women make small gains at senior levels of private equity firms' (Financial Post):

'Plight of Jewish 'chained women' trapped in brokern marriage' (BBC):

'Outdated women's health myths to stop believing right now' (The Huffington Post):

'11 Ways mainstream porn misleades women about sex' (The Huffington Post):

'Tanzanian women hope for a stronger voice in new constitution' (The Guardian):

'11 Ways to avoid sounding like a sexist jerk-even if you are a woman' (TIME):

'Women warriors: 9 more standout indigenous female leaders in Canada' (Indian Country Media Network):

'War on women' (Human Events):

'Judge: Married women can't divorce in Alabama' (The Washington Post):

'Real women, true stories' (The Star):

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