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· July, 2013

Stories about Good News from July, 2013

Hazreen Shaik Daud: Malaysia’s First Transgender in Politics

Some netizens described Hazreen's appointment as a "surprisingly courageous, righteous and respectable initiative."

Women Candidates in Cambodian Election

Mapping tool confirms that women candidates are still the second choice of Cambodia’s major political parties

Vincent Wijeysingha: Singapore’s First Gay Politician

On his Facebook he wrote: I am going to Pink Dot tomorrow. And yes, I am gay.

Taking ‘Long Walk of Hope’ Across Sri Lanka for Cancer Patients

A retired army major trekked more than 750 km to raise funds for cancer patients.

Exploring India's History Through Family Photos

The Indian Memory Project describes itself as "a visual and oral history of the Indian subcontinent via family archives". Global Voices has spoken to founder Anusha Yadav about what inspired...

‘Gangnam Style’ Parody Features Urban Poor Kids in Cambodia

‘Gangnam Style’ continues to be an Internet sensation but this time it is performed by 160 children from an urban poor village in Cambodia. The parody of the music video...

Fishermen Organize First Migrant Workers’ Union in Taiwan

The first migrant workers' union was formed on May 25, 2013 in Taiwan to improve foreign fishermen's working conditions.

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