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Brides for sale: trafficked Vietnamese girls sold into marriage in China

Brides for sale: trafficked Vietnamese girls sold into marriage in China | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
A shortage of brides in China is putting young women in neighbouring countries at risk of being trafficked
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Supreme Court Just Made Getting an Abortion More Dangerous for Women

Supreme Court Just Made Getting an Abortion More Dangerous for Women | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
The court's ruling on a Massachusetts law will have ramifications across the country.
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American Student Ends Up Trapped in Giant Vagina Sculpture - NBC News

American Student Ends Up Trapped in Giant Vagina Sculpture  - NBC News | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
MAINZ, Germany -- Call it a stimulating study-abroad experience. An American exchange student sparked an "extraordinary rescue mission" when his le...
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California State Auditor - Report 2013-120 Summary - June 2014

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Female inmates being sterilized in CA state prisons

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Major Newspaper Dumps George Will, Apologizes For ‘Offensive’ Rape Column

Major Newspaper Dumps George Will, Apologizes For ‘Offensive’ Rape Column | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
One paper has had enough.
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Just When We Thought Video Games Couldn't Be More Sexist, 'Assassin's Creed' Does This

Just When We Thought Video Games Couldn't Be More Sexist, 'Assassin's Creed' Does This | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
Ubisoft won't have female playable characters in two of its biggest upcoming titles.
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Two More Women Found Hanging in India's Most Populous State

Two More Women Found Hanging in India's Most Populous State | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
Two women, a 19-year-old and a 42-year-old, have been found hanging from trees in Uttar Pradesh in the past two days, bringing the number of women hanged in India's most populous state up to four in the last month. In May, two teenage girls were found gang raped and hanged in Badaun district of Uttar Pradesh, sparking national outcry.
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Lawsuit: Fort Worth hospital fired employee who reported rape attempt by male nurse

Lawsuit: Fort Worth hospital fired employee who reported rape attempt by male nurse | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
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Cincinnati woman sues after STD diagnosis posted on Facebook

Cincinnati woman sues after STD diagnosis posted on Facebook | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
CINCINNATI — An Ohio woman whose medical record was posted to Facebook, revealing her name and a syphilis diagnosis, has sued the hospital where she was treated and the worker who accessed her information.
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Pharrell Apparently Doesn’t Know That Men Can Be Feminists, Too - COLORLINES

Pharrell Apparently Doesn’t Know That Men Can Be Feminists, Too - COLORLINES | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
It’s for everybody.
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“Busy Boys, Little Ladies”: This Is What Single-Sex Education Is Really Like

“Busy Boys, Little Ladies”: This Is What Single-Sex Education Is Really Like | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
Supporters of single-sex education in public schools claim that it's meant to provide the best education to both boys and girls. Critics worry that it reinforces gender stereotypes and ignores individual differences or the general needs all kids have, regardless of gender. Now a new complaint by the ACLU of...
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Anheuser-Busch Executive Loses Her Pay Discrimination Case

Anheuser-Busch Executive Loses Her Pay Discrimination Case | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
Despite evidence that she was paid less than men around her, the jury didn't find that it was due to discrimination.
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Stop shops sorting toys by gender, says equalities minister

Stop shops sorting toys by gender, says equalities minister | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
Putting toys in boys' and girls' aisles may discourage girls from science and engineering careers, says Jenny Wilmott
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The Supreme Court Just Made It Harder For Women To Exercise Their Right To Choose

The Supreme Court Just Made It Harder For Women To Exercise Their Right To Choose | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
The justices struck down a Massachusetts policy intended to ensure that women can safely enter abortion clinics.
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At One of America's Top Universities, Sexual Assault Perpetrators Graduate and Victims Drop Out

At One of America's Top Universities, Sexual Assault Perpetrators Graduate and Victims Drop Out | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
No one should have to see their victimizers walking free around campus.
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Bob Jones University told rape victims to repent and look for ‘root sin’ that caused their attack

Bob Jones University told rape victims to repent and look for ‘root sin’ that caused their attack | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
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This Is Why Gender Quotas Don't Work for Climbing the Corporate Ladder

This Is Why Gender Quotas Don't Work for Climbing the Corporate Ladder | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
Why Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Georgia, Poland, and Armenia (among others) are doing a better job with executive gender equality.
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Washington Post Defends George Will's Atrocious Rape Column

Washington Post Defends George Will's Atrocious Rape Column | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
Earlier this week, a shitstorm swirled in the wake of toupeed troll George Will's latest column in the Washington Post wherein he argued that being the victim of "sexual assault" (his dickish quotation marks, not mine) conferred a "coveted status" that came with "privileges." In response, several groups called for the Post to discontinue running his column. The Post's response was, predictably, shitty.
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Social Network Producer Doesn't Like Fat Flight Attendants on Plane

Social Network Producer Doesn't Like Fat Flight Attendants on Plane | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
Producer Dana Brunetti doesn't want fat flight attendants on his plane.
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Secret toxins in menstrual products cause alarm | Al Jazeera America

Secret toxins in menstrual products cause alarm | Al Jazeera America | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
Bill to require research into menstrual product additives is introduced after global Menstrual Hygiene Day
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Army drill sergeant accused of sex assaults against women in Afghanistan and Missouri

Army drill sergeant accused of sex assaults against women in Afghanistan and Missouri | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
The alleged attacks occurred in Afghanistan and more recently at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri.
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Woman Sues a New York Hospital for Forcing a C-Section. Can Doctors Do That?

Woman Sues a New York Hospital for Forcing a C-Section. Can Doctors Do That? | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
A New York woman, Rinat Dray, has filed suit against Staten Island University Hospital because she says they forced her to have an unwanted C-section. According to the New York Times, Dray’s had two c-sections prior to this pregnancy, and she wanted to give birth vaginally. After hours of labor,...
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