WW III: Third Millennium Misogyny August - September 2006
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Pakistan: Warm reception for Dr Tahira S. Khan, author of "Beyond Honour" 2309
Maternal mortality: 529,000 deaths annually, the burden greatest in sub-Saharan Africa & South Asia 23778
Obstetric fistula: Increasing to 30,000–130,000 cases annually in Africa alone; 10894
Natasha Walter: Feminist activism to overcome the under-representation of women in the film industry 1866
Scotland: Sex industry undergoing sinister change - men preferring foreign underage prostitutes 5041
US: The brutal world of teenage prostitution in Toledo, Ohio 11242
US: Antiwar activists & women's organizations rally behind accused army deserter Suzanne Swift 1927
Afghanistan: Weak judiciary, lack of law enforcement & misogyny fuel rise in honour killings 1799
Women compelled to leave their homes & countries open to new & old forms of violence & exploitation 1747
Pakistan: Protection of Women (Criminal Laws Amendment) Bill cast aside [in tatters] 1810
Sex Tourism: The client royalty. The Other, most often female, a sexual slave 3415
Guatemala: 2,200 women murdered since 2001 1832
Germany: Peril for lawyers, writers, social workers, teachers, standing up for Muslim women's rights 1703
Pakistan: Musharraf's proposed Amended Hudood Ordinance Act disintergrates 2752
UNFPA State of World Population 2006 2401
India: Hospital evicts pregnant HIV-positive woman with "pills" to perform self-abortion 1737
Lucinda Marshall: How the Media Exploits Sexual Crimes 2042
Equal Rites Awards 2006: Bush Jnr wins "The Man-Handling Prize" 2282
Karnataka, India: High Court rules acid attack is attempted murder, hands down life sentence 2178
Lucinda Marshall: Women Speaking Out about the Violence in the Middle East 1825
Kalpana Sharma: Saluting South Africa's women for their achievements 1385
China: Part 2 Family size, fertility preferences, & sex ratio in the one child family policy era 2200
China: Part 1 Family size, fertility preferences, & sex ratio in the one child family policy era 2293
China: A policy that changed the world, but at what price for women? 1561
Pakistan: Musharraf backtracks on "Repeal of Hudood Ordinances". Settles for "Amendment"! 1636
W. Virginia: Ortho-McNeil price hike puts contraceptives beyond reach of low income & student women 1458
Lucinda Marshall: The truth that must be spoken and we dare not be silent 1454
Turkey: Village girls taken from school at 13 to "preserve" for marriage at 14 or 15 1501
South Africa: Women march in Pretoria to protest against domestic violence & child abuse 1924
Martin J Walker: HRT Licensed to Kill and Maim 8273