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March 22, 2009


Watch Our Space: Watch our space for a new series on sex trafficking in Ecuador's porous border region and the impact to women's lives. Also, on March 25 at 10 a.m. Eastern Standard Time, Dr. Jemima A. Dennis-Antwi, the International Confederation of Midwives' Regional Midwifery Adviser for Anglophone Africa, and Annie Raja, wiil discuss ways to boost progress toward Millennium Development Goal No. 5 in a live online chat organized by Women's eNews and the United Nations Millennium Campaign. Log in to the debate at:


Cover Story: Quito Inmates Say Wait Is Its Own Punishment

By Dominique Soguel

Women in a Quito jail can languish for years before they see the inside of a courtroom. While they wait, they can earn a certificate and learn a skilled trade. Third of three stories on women in the jail. Read the full article at:


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Mothers Should Not Die Giving Life By Tajudeen Abdul-Raheem

Millennium Development Goal No. 5--improving maternal health--is way off target. Tajudeen Abdul-Raheem outlines the dimensions of a problem and on March 25 readers are invited to join a global online chat about the range of solutions. Read the full article at:


Obama's Budget Could Do More for Single Moms By Kelly White 

Kelly White, the new executive director of Chicago Foundation for Women, speaks from personal experience when she talks about the needs of single female heads of household. From that perspective, she examines the outlines of the Obama budget. Read the full article at:  

Girls' Sports Opportunities MIA in City Schools By Carla Murphy
Some New York urban girls are benefiting from an advocate and coach who helped New York City public schools kick off double-dutch jump-rope competitions this month. But critics say there aren't enough Ruth Paynes to go around. Second of two stories. Read the full article at:

Cabinet Disappoints; Other Obama Moves Win Raves By Allison Stevens

Obama named seven women to Cabinet-level posts and launched a national council on women and girls. Advocates lauded the new emphasis on women and their concerns by the administration, even though they were hoping for higher numbers in the top jobs. Read the full article at:

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


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