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Women's eNews 4-20-09



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Watch Our Space: Rebecca Harshbarger files her second report on Uganda's innovative campaign for improving women's health.


Cover Story: In Gaza, Policewomen Get Back to Starting Out

By Eman Mohammed
The new veiled female police officers in Gaza had just begun to assume their duties last December when a concerted attack on 60 police facilities threw them into unexpected roles. Read the full article at:



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Cheers and Jeers: News from all over that makes us laugh or work just a bit harder. http://www.womensenews.org/article.cfm/dyn/aid/3985


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Commentary: Gap on Federal Bench? 8th Circuit Here We Come

By Sally J. Kenney
Appointments of women to the federal bench declined dramatically under President Bush, and now two federal appeals courts are close to becoming all-male. Sally J. Kenney says the Infinity Project will push the Obama team to change course. Read the full article at: http://www.womensenews.org/article.cfm/dyn/aid/3983  


Our Daily Lives:

Skittish Driver, Police Joined Her Assignment By Dominique Soguel

Taking a foreign reporter and filmmaker to a brothel in a remote town in Ecuador clearly worried a taxi driver. So Dominique Soguel took the precaution of making sure police officers were also on hand. Read the full article at: http://www.womensenews.org/article.cfm/dyn/aid/3821

Commentary: Spector Convicted; Victim-Blame Still at Large
By Katie Buckland
Katie Buckland says justice was served in the second murder trial of Hollywood music producer Phil Spector. But the former prosecutor, now with the California Women's Law Center, says victim blaming was allowed to freely stalk the case. Read the full article at: http://www.womensenews.org/article.cfm/dyn/aid/3981

News Feature: NYC Hospitals Embark on 'Baby-Friendly' Quest   By Elsa Ulen
New York City public hospitals, the largest municipal hospital system in the nation, are emphasizing the benefits of exclusive breastfeeding 10 years after international health authorities began to stress the importance of breastfeeding globally. Read the full article at: http://www.womensenews.org/article.cfm/dyn/aid/3980

Commentary: Veteran Domestic Violence Remains Camouflaged  
By Stacy Bannerman
Oprah has called the alleged abuse of a U.S. pop star a "teachable moment." Stacy Bannerman, whose husband is deployed in Iraq, says the same national instruction is also needed about veteran domestic violence and post-traumatic stress syndrome. Read the full article at: http://www.womensenews.org/article.cfm/dyn/aid/3979

Commentoon by Ann Telnaes


Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Ann Telnaes is once again brilliantly sharp. See this week's Commentoon at: http://www.womensenews.org


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Women's eNews is a prize-winning nonprofit news service supported by its readers and other donors. Launched in 1999, the independent media outlet provides news coverage unavailable anywhere else of substantive issues of particular concern to women and their allies. Rita Henley Jensen is founder and editor in chief.


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