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· August, 2009

Stories about Women & Gender from August, 2009

India: Ladli Scheme

Online Campaigns To Combat Spread Of HIV/AIDS

To combat the spread of AIDS, many organizations and activists worldwide are engaged with innovative and localized campaigns and initiatives. Today we will discuss some of them who use ICT...

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Tackling Domestic Violence

Spain, USA : Artists (Dis)cover the Veil

Jordan: Who supports the wife beaters?

Africa: 10 songs dedicated to African women

Bahamas: A Woman's World

Trinidad & Tobago: Gender Policy

Global: Ramadan Mubarak

With the advent of Ramadan around the globe this weekend, Muslim and non-Muslim bloggers everywhere are wishing each other Ramadan mubarak (or "blessed Ramadan").

Barbados: Press Threats?

Uzbekistan: Women banned from mosques

Jamaica: Surprise Win

Mauritania: A New Era?

Following a coup d'état a year ago, the election of the coup's leader, General Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, to the presidency, and the country's first-ever suicide bombing in early August,...

Moroccan single moms situation ‘highlighted’

Morocco: A Day with Single Moms

Jordan: Respect and Honour Crimes

Egypt: Arab Women Techies

Thailand: Life of bra workers

Barbados: Domestic Violence Charges

Blogging with HIV: “Love is still possible”

A growing number of HIV-positive bloggers around the world are using citizen media to express how they live with the virus, although speaking openly about HIV/AIDS can be difficult.

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