Wednesday, 9 April 2014

News for Today

Contributed by Ana Maria Guerra
Since Genocide, Rwanda's Women Have Helped Lead The Recovery

Brad Pitt's New Movie About the Steubenville Rape Case Has the Wrong Hero (US)

7 Million Afghans Vote!

Inés Carrillo, otra mujer quemada con ácido este fin de semana (Colombia)

Men on the Edge of Panic: Boomer Esiason, Mike Francesa and Toxic Masculinity (US)

Widows of the genocide: how Rwanda's women are rebuilding their lives

Indian sexual freedom grows, despite 'moral policing'

Where sisterhood ends: The victim in your own home (Hong Kong)

The Rise of Rwanda's Women
'There Is No Hope To Get a Better Life' (Rwanda)

Women agree fame, fortune help in Indonesian election campaign

Women's rights better in post-genocide Rwanda, more to be done - advocate

There's more to feminism than women in combat roles (UK)

Egypt women: Rights on paper, not yet on ground

A 10-Year-Old Rape Victim Who’s Pregnant With Twins Is Being Denied An Abortion In Senegal

The gender wage gap: not only is it real, it seriously underestimates gender-based economic inequality suffered by women (US)

Memories of Rwanda Are Shared on Social Media

Malala scholarship programme approved by US panel

Contributed by Karol Arámbula:

'There's more to feminism than women in combat roles' (The Guardian):

'Three women attacked by hammer-wielding intruder in London hotel' (The Guardian):

'Women less likely to apply for 'assertive' or 'agressive' jobs' (The Huffington Post):

'Mormons exclude women seeking ordination priesthood' (The Guardian):

'First women joining Palestinian Commando Unit' (TIME):

'Democrats woo women with teo equal pay executive orders' (The Wire):

'UN to measure women's rights progress over past 20 years' (The Guardian):

'Women earn less than men in woman dominated jobs' (Market Watch):

'Rwanda's women make strides towards equality 20 years after the genocide' (The Guardian):

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