Friday, 11 April 2014

News for Today

Contributed by Ana Maria Guerra
Jimmy Carter: Violence against women is ‘the worst human rights abuse on Earth’

India's missing girls: fears grow over rising levels of foeticide

Egypt's new anti-sexual harassment law submitted to cabinet

Election day, a time of hope - and concern - over Indonesian women’s rights

Saudi authorities asked to allow school sport for girls - agency

The LAPD Waited How Long to Suspend 2 Cops Repeatedly Accused of Sexual Assault?! (US)

Violence against women in spotlight in Brazil

Pistorius Murder Trial: Prosecutor Says Athlete Is 'Lying' (South Africa)

Pakistan prime minister’s office and high court order action in sex-trafficking case after Foundation story

Contributed by Karol Arámbula:

'Women don't apply for male-sounding jobs, study finds' (CBS News):

'Is this what the White House thinks women wear to work?' (The Washington Post):

'What works for women as entrepreneurs' (Forbes):

'Men on Wendy Davis Texas Senate staff outearned women' (Daily Caller):

'War on women doesn't hold up' (The Washington Post):

'Women of America: President Obama wants to lower your dry cleaning bill' (The Washington Post):

'Hillary Clinton wants constitutional amendment that requires equal rights for women' (CBS WA):

'Downing Street admits new women's minister is subordinate to a man' (The Guardian):

'Why men outnumber women attending business schools' (NPR):

Contributed by Charmaine Peart

New NYPD policing plan will change how cops handle domestic violence crimes across most of Manhattan

Massachusetts House passes domestic abuse bill

Children Often Witness Domestic Violence, with Side Effects

April is National Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month

Sexual Violence Among Students Is A Significant Problem As Early As Middle School, Says Study

Contributed by Suyog Shelar

Women spearhead efforts to feed Africa

9 Historic Photos of Afghan Women Standing Up to the Taliban

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