Saturday, 15 March 2014

News for Today

Contributed by Ana Maria Guerra
Journalism startups aren't a revolution if they're filled with all these white men

OP-ED: Participation Is Key to Women’s Equality and Empowerment

Great new anti-rape campaign launched in Scotland doesn’t treat sexual violence as inevitable

‘What I Wore When Sexually Assaulted’: Women of Twitter Report

Trucker Accused of Keeping Sex Slaves While He Drove Cross Country (US)

Death sentence for Delhi rapists upheld (India)

The women who refuse to throw in the towel: Afghanistan's female boxers fighting against the odds to compete at the 2016 Olympics

Women constitute 20 per cent of Rwanda’s police

Women empowerment: Laws help, but a holistic behavioural change in society is required (India)

Contributed by Suyog Shelar
45 Cities Walk to Empower Women
Vast discrimination against female creatives worldwide continues

Contributed by Karol Arámbula:

'Why black women die of cancer' (The New York Times):

'Meet the women changing how we think about female sexuality, one sex story at a time' (The Huffignton Post):

'HIV can spread through sexual contact between women' (NPR):

'Helping women escape 'the life' (CNN):

'Iraqi child marriage bill would allow girls to wed, severly limit women's rights' (The Huffington Post):

'Apology to comfort women will not be revised: Japan PM' (Taipei Times):

'Should women go to college for Mrs. Degree? 'Princeton Mom' weighs in' (WRIC):

'Women do experience different two different types of orgasm, study reveals' (Independent):

'It's not just us: Women around the world do more housework and have less free time' (Think Progress):

'The 10 surprising countries where women have the most power' (Policymic):

'Experimental force will test Marine women in combat roles' (USA Today):

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