Friday, 7 March 2014

News for Today

Contributed by Ana Maria Guerra
Infographic Wednesday - Women & Shelter (Canada)

Wartime sex slaves urge Japan's PM to drop plans to re-examine 1993 apology

Why Isn’t There A Men’s History Month? Really?? (US)

Violence against women: what the EU-wide survey tells us

“The cockpit is no place for a woman”: Female pilot gets sexist note from passenger (Canada)

Alabama House Passes Extreme ‘Heartbeat’ Abortion Ban, Three Other Anti-Choice Bills (US)

Iranian Women Make A Push For Greater Opportunities

Colombia’s ELN rebels recruit girls to extort illegal miners – report

Contributed by Karol Arámbula:

'Nearly a quarter of Spanish women have experienced abuse, EU survey shows' (El Pais):

'10 Reasons for optimism on this International Women's Day' (Forbes):

'No country for single women' (BBC):

'March is Women's History Month' (The Huffington Post):

'Women could have a greater role in Church, says Pope' (The Wall Street Journal):

'Hysterical literature: women who read until orgasm' (The Daily Beast):

'Iranian women make a push for greater opportunities' (NPR):

'Pastor tells women underwear are ungodly and forbidden in Church' (Guardian LV):

'Saudi female activists demand expanded women's rights in new petition' (Fox News):

Contributed by Suyog Shelar
Violence against women: One-third of EU women affected - survey     
Saudi Male Guardianship Protest Sent to Committee  3 [Jamaica] women’s organisations celebrate milestones  

Contributed by Janaina Alberquerque
Violence against women: One-third of EU women affected - survey - 
No country for single women -  
South Korea's Sexist Military -
Bangladesh's Home Truth
These ones are kind of history related articles, but they are also very interesting: The Gifts of Isis: Women's Status in Ancient Egypt 
Don't underestimate viking women 

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