Some interesting things we’ve been checking out around the web:
Amidst growing reports of rape and sexual assault in the camps housing Haitian earthquake survivors, the UN has begun airing radio spots advising women on how to protect themselves.
With an aim to alleviate soaring poverty via population control, a film producer in Colombia is offering free land to cash-strapped young men and women who agree to be sterilized.
As negotiations on health care draw to a close on Capitol Hill this week, RH Reality Check Editor Jodi Jacobson highlights the wins, the losses and the challenges that remain for women in her wrap-up on the historic health care reform.
Forty years after a milestone sex discrimination lawsuit against the magazine, Newsweek reflects on the challenges that still remain for women in the workforce today.
And here on Akimbo:
Melanie Abrahams, the amazing new addition to our Communications Team, analyzed the Department of Defense’s recent update to the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Policy, and explained why Chrsitiane Amanpour’s move to ABC was the right one.
Kelly Castagnaro encouraged you to take action by thanking Nancy Pelosi for her groundbreaking leadership.