Wednesday, 5 March 2014

News for Today

Contributed by Ana Maria Guerra
Troubles at Women’s Prison Test Alabama (US)

UK urged to close gender pay gap and improve participation rates

Saudi activists demand end to "absolute" male authority - media

Shocking example of unintended consequences: Mandatory domestic violence arrests raise death rate 400%, study finds (Canada)

Sex workers rounded up in Arizona and pushed into church-based programs without charges (US)

Malala Yousafzai Brings Literacy to Women via Mobile Phones

Ottawa vigil to honour Loretta Saunders and missing native women (Canada)

Marissa Alexander Might Face 60 Years in Prison (US)

Africa: Tech Can Give Women the Space to Fight for Their Rights

Contributed by Karol Arámbula:

'Women on corporate boards on the rise' (CBC):

'Saudi women demand more rights' (Arabian Business):

'Missions signal a growing role for Mormon women' (The New York Times):

'Women 'more likely to receive pay rise than men' (Independent):

'When women help other women at work' (The Washington Post):

'Hypertension: Disparities widen for black women' (News Times):

'How financial advisors mistreat women (and what women can do about it)' (Investopedia):

'Quiz, How well do you know notable women?' (PBS):

'The importance of looking forward during Women's History Month' (Baltimore Sun):

'The gender lending gap shrinks for women biz owners' (CNBC):

Contributed by Suyog Shelar
Saudi female activists demand expanded women's rights in new petition
Theatre transforms trauma into art for Syrian women actors in ‘The Trojan Women’
In Arizona, GOP's Female Duo Packs Combat Cred

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