DENOUNCING VIOLENCE: An Afghan woman holds a banner during a protest in Kabul on May 5. The UN urged Afghanistan to spare no effort in the hunt for the killers of three women who were raped, strangled and dumped with a note warning women not to work for aid groups.
Police arrest six men after Afghan woman allegedly stoned to death Police have arrested six people for killing an Afghan woman suspected of adultery, reportedly by stoning her to death in one of the first cases of its kind since the Taliban fell, an official said on April 29.
Women journalists decry inequalities at AFP More than 200 female journalists with Agence France-Presse (AFP) have signed a petition protesting against inferior salaries and fewer chances at career advancement compared with their male counterparts.
In alarming first for Egypt, women turn to Islamic militancy Two women died in a botched attack on a busload of Israeli tourists in Cairo over the weekend in a first for conservative Egypt that analysts said would seriously complicate the work of security forces.
and do not f*ck with the President's wife:
Kenya's first lady lays siege to newspaper The angry wife of Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki marked World Press Freedom Day on May 3 by storming a newspaper office and slapping a cameraman.
I AM WOMAN HEAR ME ROAR....
Let's hear it for these poor brave women yearning to be free and fighting under threat of violence, arrest; rape or death. Each story here is very telling of the wildly diverse, protean struggles women are facing across the globe. American women and Desperate Housewives take note............