Women Around the Globe: News Roundup

The sudden rise in food and fuel prices in Uganda is raising concerns. One woman shares her story of how she must survive on one meal a day. See IRIN.

The three largest countries of the MaghrebAlgeria, Morocco and Tunisia–have taken drastically different approaches to reproductive rights and gender equality, and as a result women’s basic human rights differ significantly. See Ms. Blog.

Young girls in Kenya are rebelling against female genital mutilation. See Huffington Post.

A labor shortage in Mexico opens mining to women. See Women’s eNews.

The Supreme Court of Pakistan has upheld the acquittal of five of the six men accused in the gang rape of Mukhtar Mai. See New York Times.


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