Thursday, 5 September 2013

News for Today

Two Arrested on Charges Related to Silver Alert  

Contributed by Hannah Clarke
Gambian women flee the threat of genital mutilation
Rapist gets 75 years in prison for attacks against women
Castro, man who captured and kidnapped three women, found hanged

Contributed by Suyog Shelar
Complaints by Transgender Detainees Quantify Abuse
Diana Nyad completes Cuba-to-Florida swim, reaches a lifelong dream
Contributed by Norhana Kamid
 Malala Yousafzai Inducts New Library in England
Botswana Court of Appeals Ruling Supports Women's Right to Family Inheritance
Women's Life Expectancy Improving But Rich-Poor Gap Widening
Female Doctors in U.S. Earn $50 000 a Year Less than Male Counterparts
Crackdown on independent drivers worries working women
Contributed by Ana Maria Guerra
Ontario anesthesiologist was ‘touchy feely,’ but didn’t molest patients, lawyer says (Canada)
Judge orders new hearing in Montana rape case (US)
Why a Woman's Education Will Determine her Economic Future
Verdict in Delhi gang-rape case to be pronounced on September 10 (India)
Female doctors earn $50,000 less than male doctors (US)
Mexico: Female vigilante may be killing bus drivers
Investing in a Future for Asia’s Young Women
Saudi media ‘pushing envelop’ on taboos, says Gazette editor
Contributed by RavneetJuvenile gets 3 years in Delhi gang rape case
Delhi gangrape: Mixed response from women groups on minor’s punishment 
Teenage girl gangraped in Jharkhand, two held 
Delhi gang rape verdict on September 10 
Woman raped in Pune hospital; ward boy, guard arrested 
Compromise in rape cases out of the question: SC

Contributed by Agata Blanco Compostela
Liberia: rape still n 1 crime reported
Gender violence: feminist group says Spain’s legal system betrays women
Law 05 August 2013: France adapts its legislation to the Istanbul Convention of 11 May 2011 and transposes the Directive on trafficking in human beings

Contributed by Karol Arámbula:

'Death in prison of man who held Ohio women captive prompts investigations' (The New York Times):

'75 years for convicted rapist who attacked women weeks after parole' (Chicago Tribune):

'The disappearing women' (The New York Times):

'Exercise is a great idea but women just run out of time' (The Australian):

'Rich women eat lunch, New York Times reports' (Slate):

'Most women don't understand their breast cancer risk: survey' (US News):

'Addicted to misogyny? Music videos still don't get what women really want' (The Guardian):

'Why do music videos portray black women as exotic sex objects' (The Guardian):

'Poor white women and a public health mystery' (Boing Boing):

'Online trolling of women is linked to domestic violence, say campaigners' (The Guardian):

'Everhealthier women, cancer prevention app, could save your life' (Huffington Post):

'Women living longer worldwide' (TIME):

'Ottawa's research on trafficking of aboriginal women panned' (CBC News):

'Women doctors make $50,000 less than men' (Think Progress):

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