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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 3 October, under the relevant category.

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

Bodies

The year of living “biblically”

Woman dies after her wheelchair plunged from harbour wall

UN puts pressure on Irish government to liberalise abortion laws

Canadian radio ‘Win a Baby’ competition criticised by fertility groups

Two women trek to fundraise for breast cancer cure

Street signs order Jewish women to let men pass first

Australian women’s prison place of “palpable anxiety and despair”

Women come forward for HIV tests after UK man jailed

Turkish woman’s murder photo sparks outrage

Muslim woman removed from plane sues US airline

Girls key to global agricultural development

Transgender Australians win landmark court case

Controversial Texan abortion law rushed through

Dark Girls documentary long overdue say previewers

BBC takes a closer look at what ‘child bride’ means

Playboy Club TV series axed

Russian women refuse to send sons to army until death explained

Breast cancer survivor humiliated at US airport

Women with makeup more “competent, likeable, attractive and trustworthy”

Birth control injections could contribute to spread of HIV

Hundreds of women freed from brothels in Peru

Inmate beats female prison guard to death

Influential breast cancer organisation dismisses BPA link

Global gag rule led to increase in abortion rates in Africa

Why involving men is crucial to gender equality

Women with postnatal depression suffer in silence

Play

Male pole dancers fight for equality

The year of living “biblically”

Israeli orchestra drops female singer after pressure from Orthodox subscribers

Musician wants daughters to attend university before marriage

Wedding of 85 year-old duchess captivates Spain

German fashion designer “milking” it

Huge archive of northern English women’s history goes online

Girl Guide leader dies, aged 99

The Ruby Tear Catcher – a review

StreetChance, the tape-ball cricket initiative

Homecoming queen and football heroine in one night

England women’s cricketers to be paid tour fees

Charlotte Church adds name to list of victims of phone hacking scandal

EU ruling victory for pub landlady

China win Asian Women’s Rugby 7s Championship

Female architect wins prize for second year running

Power

Christian sent ex-wife ‘warning’ video of woman being stoned to death

Kenyans mourn Wangari Maathai, ‘Tree Mother of Africa’

Saudi women still need a man’s permission to vote or stand for office

Gender imbalance threatens social stability in Asia

Seven detained in Kenya over French woman’s kidnap

UN puts pressure on Irish government to liberalise abortion laws

News of the World pays damages for yet another phone hacking victim

Jennifer Cardy murder trial hears grisly history of accused killer

Berlusconi jokes about renaming his party ‘Go Pussy’

Women make up almost half of UK new shadow cabinet

Street signs order Jewish women to let men pass first

FBI investigating Minnesota women since 2008

New law denies 96-year-old Tennessee woman voter ID

Bankers celebrate women in the shadow of protests

Two human rights groups pull out of Canadian missing women inquiry

Australian women’s prison place of “palpable anxiety and despair”

Syrian activist wins Anna Politkovskaya award

Oprah tops highest-earning women in Hollywood list

Annie Lennox to receive lifetime achievement award

US science fiction writer defrauds women looking for love online

Turkish woman’s murder photo sparks outrage

Girls key to global agricultural development

US city might decriminalise domestic violence amid cuts

Palin’s self-promotion a boost for US women

Let’s hear it for the man who sticks up for women’s rights

Bahrain announces new trial for convicted medics

Support needed for female candidates says Liberian minister

Rape – the hidden side of the famine crisis in Africa

“Blood diamonds” industry still thriving in Belgium

In memory of Madeleine Simms ‘pro choice stalwart’

Liberian, Yemeni women win Nobel Peace Prize

Mounting violence against LGBT groups in South Africa

Five million voters could be affected by US voting laws

First convictions under Scottish sex trafficking laws

“Murdered” Syrian woman appears on state TV

Group helps female Japanese tsunami survivors facing a new hell

StreetChance, the tape-ball cricket initiative

EU rejects Uzbekistan trade deal over child labour concerns

Hillary Clinton condemns UN Security Council over Syria

Shocking facts of Spain’s 30-year adoption scandal revealed

Kenyan church group supports Maasai girls avoiding FGM

Dark Girls documentary long overdue say previewers

Minsk mothers protest unlawful jailing of sons

Female member of Pakistan’s parliament threatened by Taliban

Afghan girls still facing barriers to education

Cheating men more likely to suffer penile fractures

China urged to release wife of jailed Nobel peace prize laureate

Revolutionary women in Libya consider post-revolution options

Women less quoted and less visible than men in Canadian news

Belarus opposition leader’s wife asks Russia’s first ladies for help

Pan-Tatar chairwoman warned against “extremism”

Rights group reveals torture of relatives of ex-pat Syrian activists

Sub-prime mortgages continue to wreak havoc in the USA

Internet predator jailed for sexually grooming five girls

US labor unions back Occupy Wall Street protests

Charlotte Church adds name to list of victims of phone hacking scandal

Playboy Club TV series axed

“Hackney Heroine” guest at Tory party conference

Public sector workers strike over budget cuts

Russian women refuse to send sons to army until death explained

Tearful Amanda Knox arrives home in Seattle

Breast cancer survivor humiliated at US airport

Israeli politician to visit Britain after arrest law change

Spearmint Rhino boss suggests students strip to pay for degrees

Trial of man accused of murdering Jo Yeates begins

Is Iceland the best country in the world for women?

Pakistani woman MP refuses to bow to Taliban threats

Chinese mother-of-four cannot go home because of one-child policy

Saudi women’s group mounts campaign to scrap legal rep rule

Hundreds of women freed from brothels in Peru

California police department reprimanded by judge in sexual harassment case

Afghan women fear the return of the Taliban

Increase in female drug dealers and traffickers in the Philippines

Nigeria’s women’s minister says women should play part in country’s growth

Women of Zimbabwe Arise leaders still in jail

UN holds peace training meetings for female West African leaders

SNOW in Singapore – art and dinner fundraiser for UN Women

Amanda Knox murder verdict overturned on appeal

Hundreds take part in Nashville “slutwalk”

South African men hold the key to tackling rape

Doctor who treated Bahrain riot victims says she was tortured

Why involving men is crucial to gender equality

Amanda Knox begs court to acquit her of murder

Young women now earn more than men in UK

Iranian blogger commits suicide after interrogation

Afghan women’s rights threatened by “quick fix” peace deal

Unwatchable: film brings rape and violence to the Cotswolds

Abused Sri Lankan domestic workers trapped in Saudi Arabia

Women’s rights campaigner accuses Yemeni opposition of human rights violations

Johanne Schmidt-Nielsen: the “new queen of the Red-Green Alliance” in Denmark

David Cameron apologises for ‘sexist’ comments

Work

Gender imbalance threatens social stability in Asia

White House announces new female Chief Usher

Bankers celebrate women in the shadow of protests

Women experience slower economic recovery to men

Annie Lennox to receive lifetime achievement award

Girls key to global agricultural development

Israeli opposition leader avoids war crime arrest threat

Liberian, Yemeni women win Nobel Peace Prize

Anti sweat-shop campaign hits Europe’s biggest textile show

Female member of Pakistan’s parliament threatened by Taliban

Afghan girls still facing barriers to education

Revolutionary women in Libya consider post-revolution options

Women less quoted and less visible than men in Canadian news

RIBA president calls for analysis of UK housing needs

UNICEF projects help drought-stricken Kenya

EU ruling victory for pub landlady

Public sector workers strike over budget cuts

Non-traditional teaching methods could get girls in to schooling

Spearmint Rhino boss suggests students strip to pay for degrees

Manchester’s feminists protest against Playboy bunnies

Is Iceland the best country in the world for women?

Canadian labour movement “giant” will be sorely missed

Saudi women’s group mounts campaign to scrap legal rep rule

Nepal lifts ban on exporting maids to the Gulf

Female doctors in Scotland need more flexible working hours

Single motherhood is career choice in SOS villages

Badger cull could kill your career, May warns Spelman

Afghan women’s rights threatened by “quick fix” peace deal

Abused Sri Lankan domestic workers trapped in Saudi Arabia

Women’s rights campaigner accuses Yemeni opposition of human rights violations

Corporate gender quotas provide mixed results in Germany

David Cameron apologises for ‘sexist’ comments

WVoN says

Let’s hear it for the man who sticks up for women’s rights

The Ruby Tear Catcher – a review

SNOW in Singapore – art and dinner fundraiser for UN Women

Afghan women’s rights threatened by “quick fix” peace deal

Unwatchable: film brings rape and violence to the Cotswolds

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