Women Around the Globe: News Roundup

The United Arab Emirates has decided to pay men to marry women who are over 30 and therefore considered too old to be single by UAE standards. See Women’s Views on News.

The Taliban in Afghanistan publicly executes a woman for adultery. Meanwhile, Secretary Clinton declares Afghanistan an ally. See RH Reality Check.

Charges have been dismissed against a woman in Sudan who had been sentenced to death by stoning. See the Nobel Women’s Initiative.

Saudi female athletes fear that pressure to send women to the Olympics will lead to a crackdown on sports. See Washington Post.

Women in Jordan struggle for equality (video). See CNN.

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