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· March, 2009

Stories about Women & Gender from March, 2009

26 March 2009

Mexico: Unsolved Feminicide Along the Border

Violence along the United States - Mexico border has reached staggering levels. The killings in border cities like Ciudad Juárez has already totaled 400 in the first two months of...

25 March 2009

Libya: From Funerals to Weddings

From the death of a cousin after a lethal penicillin injection to discussing why Libyan men prefer marrying 'stupid' women over those who are educated, Fozia Mohamed sifts through posts...

Azerbaijan: Novruz in absentia

23 March 2009

Jordan: 19-year-old woman killed by father and brothers

Jordan: Call to end Honour Killings

Egypt: Women turn to the Internet to fight taboos

Young middle and upper class Egyptian women resort to the internet to fight their battles against taboos. The BBC interviewed some of them and Mohamed Hamdy of Bloggers Times comments...

17 March 2009

Angola: Celebrating Angolan Women's Day with poetry

March is a month of double celebration for Angolan woman: apart from International Woman's Day, Angolan Woman's Day is celebrated on March 2nd because of the bravery of four women...

Armenia: The virginity debate continues…

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