Women Around the Globe: News Round Up

Egypt’s provisional military government is causing consternation in light of stories of 18 women who were stripped, beaten and administered “virginity tests” during a protest in Cairo. See Women’s eNews.

Lynsey Addario, newly released from captivity in Libya, explains why it’s important that wars are covered by female photographers as well as men. See New York Times.

A 14-year-old girl in Bangladesh is raped and subsequently killed for being an “adulteress.” See Jezebel.

Starting today, women and girls as young as 13 in Wales can get the morning-after pill free without a prescription from pharmacies. See AP.

Rapes of women in India highlight a clash between “old” and “new” India. See New York Times.

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1 reply

  1. I want to look away but if they have to suffer through then the least that I can do is see them. Thanks Maureen.

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