WW III: Third Millennium Misogyny August - September 2006
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Pakistan: Warm reception for Dr Tahira S. Khan, author of "Beyond Honour" 2634
Maternal mortality: 529,000 deaths annually, the burden greatest in sub-Saharan Africa & South Asia 25153
Obstetric fistula: Increasing to 30,000–130,000 cases annually in Africa alone; 11541
Natasha Walter: Feminist activism to overcome the under-representation of women in the film industry 2069
Scotland: Sex industry undergoing sinister change - men preferring foreign underage prostitutes 5348
US: The brutal world of teenage prostitution in Toledo, Ohio 12049
US: Antiwar activists & women's organizations rally behind accused army deserter Suzanne Swift 2172
Afghanistan: Weak judiciary, lack of law enforcement & misogyny fuel rise in honour killings 1994
Women compelled to leave their homes & countries open to new & old forms of violence & exploitation 1906
Pakistan: Protection of Women (Criminal Laws Amendment) Bill cast aside [in tatters] 2052
Sex Tourism: The client royalty. The Other, most often female, a sexual slave 3712
Guatemala: 2,200 women murdered since 2001 2059
Germany: Peril for lawyers, writers, social workers, teachers, standing up for Muslim women's rights 1907
Pakistan: Musharraf's proposed Amended Hudood Ordinance Act disintergrates 2999
UNFPA State of World Population 2006 2653
India: Hospital evicts pregnant HIV-positive woman with "pills" to perform self-abortion 1955
Lucinda Marshall: How the Media Exploits Sexual Crimes 2257
Equal Rites Awards 2006: Bush Jnr wins "The Man-Handling Prize" 2564
Karnataka, India: High Court rules acid attack is attempted murder, hands down life sentence 2411
Lucinda Marshall: Women Speaking Out about the Violence in the Middle East 2036
Kalpana Sharma: Saluting South Africa's women for their achievements 1521
China: Part 2 Family size, fertility preferences, & sex ratio in the one child family policy era 2527
China: Part 1 Family size, fertility preferences, & sex ratio in the one child family policy era 2523
China: A policy that changed the world, but at what price for women? 1974
Pakistan: Musharraf backtracks on "Repeal of Hudood Ordinances". Settles for "Amendment"! 1826
W. Virginia: Ortho-McNeil price hike puts contraceptives beyond reach of low income & student women 1599
Lucinda Marshall: The truth that must be spoken and we dare not be silent 1616
Turkey: Village girls taken from school at 13 to "preserve" for marriage at 14 or 15 1646
South Africa: Women march in Pretoria to protest against domestic violence & child abuse 2072
Martin J Walker: HRT Licensed to Kill and Maim 8522