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Women’s Views on News brings you the latest stories about women from around the world, every day from Monday to Saturday.

Sunday is our day off : so here are the links to all of the stories from the week beginning 15 August, under the relevant category.

Just click on the headline to go straight to the story:

Bodies

Schoolgirl becomes youngest person to have bionic fingers

Rick Perry seems to change his mind on sexual health and happiness

Australian Christian right fights to prevent same-sex marriage

Bosnian supermodel uses gender as a fashion statement

Italian housewives ‘the unhappiest in Europe’

Planned Parenthood ends abortions in three Arizona cities

Cervical cancer screened for too often, survey finds

Fistula a harsh reality for thousands of women

British brassiere maker sold to Belgian company

Nutritionists attack ‘diet’ book aimed at kids as young as six

Suzy Lamplugh’s mother, Diana, has died

Indigenous women win first step in fight over military rape case in Mexico, says Amnesty International

US ex-sheriff admits forcing women to expose body parts

Does Facebook ‘condone a culture of rape’?

N.Y. women’s school offers gender-neutral lesson

UN says governments obliged to guarantee access to maternal health services

Girls should say ‘No’ to texting

On the issue of ‘moral recklessness’ in ‘sexsomnia’ men

Obesity and conception link may be confirmed

Indian Parliamentary panel concerns over anti social behaviour toward women in services

New UK drug trial for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer

Eight men accused of serial drug-and-rape in own religious community

Brothel in Warwick, UK, closed after immigration office raid

Sex hormone plan to feminise Hitler

First female to head the National Institutes of Health dies

Shining a lighter on the dark side of gender equality

Is gender selection of foetuses ethical?

That IS Nuts

Breastfeeding lowers risk of type of cancer says American study

Call for rethink of family social policy, not ‘show trials’

Long haul in-flight film ‘explains’ mysteries of the female orgasm

Win-a-car incentive for sterilisation

‘400 Women’: artists protest rape and murder of thousands of Mexican women

Woman jailed after reporting she was sexually assaulted

Costa Rican SlutWalk retaliation to Catholic clerics’ comments

Puerto Rico not supporting end to violence against all women

Women speak out about atrocities inflicted by Ugandan rebel group

US health insurance to cover birth control – but not for everyone

UK women need to be better informed about contraception

Play

Film banned in Britain for graphic sexual violence to be shown in Australia

Cowboys and Aliens – where men are men, aliens are men and the women a mystery

British artist Sophie Gurney has died, aged 91

Peruvian female footballers tackle community issues

‘The Help’ film release draws criticism – and a focus on black female writers

Long haul in-flight film ‘explains’ mysteries of the female orgasm

Mother Thelka, nun and muse, dies aged 93

‘400 Women’: artists protest rape and murder of thousands of Mexican women

Power

The limiting walls of limited minds: (un)employment in the UK

Papal visit to Madrid met with pilgrims and protests

Libyan girl injured in Misrata – four months on

New Zealand women facing ‘bloke drought’

Tam Dalyell claims Margaret Thatcher blocked Lockerbie inquiry

Film banned in Britain for graphic sexual violence to be shown in Australia

Rick Perry seems to change his mind on sexual health and happiness

Two girls among those shot in ethnic tension in Karachi

‘Revolutionary university’ in India opens Women’s Studies Centre

Australian Christian right fights to prevent same-sex marriage

‘Someday u will find me dead’ text woman murdered

Aung San Suu Kyi meets Burmese president

South Africa opens first unit for imprisoned mothers with babies

Women 4 Women project opens in Hereford

German Chancellor’s coalition may hinder euro rescue

WVoN goes to UK Feminista summer school

Life getting worse for women in post-war Iraq

Activist challenges media portrayal of Egyptian women

Ex-evangelical denounces “anti-American” Michele Bachmann

Second working Afghan woman shot dead

US women targeted in jewellery thefts as gold price reaches record high

Rise in reported violence against women in Pakistan

Trafficking rackets enslave Madagascan women in Lebanon

US women winemakers under glass ceiling, study says

Alleged rapist found victims on Craigslist

US women march on topless protest day in North Carolina this weekend

Oklahoma governor opposes ‘Obamacare’

Ugandan LGBT rights campaigner denied entry to the UK

Survey finds U.S. women enjoy college more than men

Australia to fine or jail women who refuse to remove burqas

Newark, New Jersey introduces first female police chief

Students arrested during US document protest

Winnie Mandela helps lead shanty-town redevelopment scheme

Tymoshenko trial postponed as former PM requests medical

Women ‘crucial’ to fill skills gap in IT

Indigenous women win first step in fight over military rape case in Mexico, says Amnesty International

US ex-sheriff admits forcing women to expose body parts

Little-known black history fact: Dr Barbara Ross-Lee

Does Facebook ‘condone a culture of rape’?

Catholic priest faces expulsion for supporting ordination of women

UN says governments obliged to guarantee access to maternal health services

A phone number, an ex-madam, an ex-hacker and current politicians

Fourth Brazilian minister resigns after corruption allegations

UK women will have to wait ‘another 70 years’ for equality at work

Working conditions improve at Classic Factory, but no justice regarding alleged rapes

Call for non-sexist criticism of Michele Bachmann

Licensed brothels ‘could be the answer to Italy’s debt crisis’

French businessman pays off Belgian Muslim face veil fine

On the issue of ‘moral recklessness’ in ‘sexsomnia’ men

Data theft bigger scandal than phone hacking, says Heather Brooke

Barefoot College women bring solar power to Sierra Leone

Council attempt to evict eight-year-old girl for brother’s alleged rioting

Indian Parliamentary panel concerns over anti social behaviour toward women in services

Bachmann film praises role of women in the Tea Party

The witch trial that changed legal practice

Peruvian female footballers tackle community issues

Forbes reveals ten most powerful female authors

Eight men accused of serial drug-and-rape in own religious community

Brothel in Warwick, UK, closed after immigration office raid

Sex hormone plan to feminise Hitler

First female to head the National Institutes of Health dies

Zimbabwe’s first female Vice President loses husband in ‘mysterious’ fire

Uplift women, Zimbabwe president urges

Is gender selection of foetuses ethical?

Environmental activist woman shot dead in India

Leading woman candidate drops out of race for Met’s top job

That IS Nuts

South Korea tackles subway groping with women-only carriages

New UK Women’s Aid centre awarded lottery funding

Canadian Punjabi radio host denies worsening domestic violence

Thousands of women ‘missing’ from top British posts

Vatican says confess abortion and rejoin church

The horrors of unregulated ‘tough-love homes’ for US teenagers

Call for rethink of family social policy, not ‘show trials’

‘The Help’ film release draws criticism – and a focus on black female writers

Cuba celebrates its first transgender wedding

Fa’ezeh Hashemi trial postponed

Woman jailed after reporting she was sexually assaulted

Costa Rican SlutWalk retaliation to Catholic clerics’ comments

Puerto Rico not supporting end to violence against all women

Post-riot advice to magistrates may explain prison term for gift of shorts

Women speak out about atrocities inflicted by Ugandan rebel group

Argentine President Cristina Kirchner wins presidential primary

Brazilian judge assassinated

US health insurance to cover birth control – but not for everyone

Reflecting on Syria’s new graveyards

Central Asian courses hope for cross-border understanding

Aung San Suu Kyi’s new freedom put to the test

The significance of Michelle Bachmann’s Iowa straw poll win

Canada’s Conservative Party threatens asbestos widow with legal action

Work

‘Revolutionary university’ in India opens Women’s Studies Centre

South African woman encourages women to become engineers

Ex-evangelical denounces “anti-American” Michele Bachmann

Second working Afghan woman shot dead

Yorkshire women’s business forum against quotas

Trafficking rackets enslave Madagascan women in Lebanon

US women winemakers under glass ceiling, study says

Are women choosing romance over maths and science?

Newark, New Jersey introduces first female police chief

British brassiere maker sold to Belgian company

Winnie Mandela helps lead shanty-town redevelopment scheme

Suzy Lamplugh’s mother, Diana, has died

Women ‘crucial’ to fill skills gap in IT

Zara faces allegations of using ‘slave labor’ in Brazil

Little-known black history fact: Dr Barbara Ross-Lee

N.Y. women’s school offers gender-neutral lesson

Catholic priest faces expulsion for supporting ordination of women

UK women will have to wait ‘another 70 years’ for equality at work

Working conditions improve at Classic Factory, but no justice regarding alleged rapes

Demoted pregnant hotel manager wins discrimination payout

Discrimination suit against Bloomberg fails

Barefoot College women bring solar power to Sierra Leone

Forbes reveals ten most powerful female authors

Saudi firm seeking women employees receives 1,000 applications in a day

First female to head the National Institutes of Health dies

Zimbabwe’s first female Vice President loses husband in ‘mysterious’ fire

Few US women choosing careers in science and technology

Uplift women, Zimbabwe president urges

Women in north east England hit hardest by recession and cuts

Thousands of women ‘missing’ from top British posts

Has technology made pre-holiday stress a thing of the past?

Argentine President Cristina Kirchner wins presidential primary

Central Asian courses hope for cross-border understanding

WVoN says

The limiting walls of limited minds: (un)employment in the UK

Australian Christian right fights to prevent same-sex marriage

Cowboys and Aliens – where men are men, aliens are men and the women a mystery

Facebook: rape jokes no worse than ‘pub jokes’

WVoN goes to UK Feminista summer school

Life getting worse for women in post-war Iraq

Council attempt to evict eight-year-old girl for brother’s alleged rioting

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