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· November, 2009

Stories about Women & Gender from November, 2009

29 November 2009

Hungary: Violence “Behind Doors”

This month, Hungarian NGOs joined the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign. Marietta Le describes the situation with domestic violence in Hungary and translates one blogger's post on...

27 November 2009

Pakistan: Take Back The Tech Campaign

In Pakistan, P@SH@ (Pakistan Software Houses Association) is pushing the Take Back The Tech initiative forward to take control of technology to end violence against women. They have already launched...

India: On Liberation Of Women

26 November 2009

Pakistan: Activism Against Gender Violence

Brazil: The Violence Against Women Debate

On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, Brazilian bloggers reignite the debate and campaign to end violence.

Central America: Saying No to Violence Against Women

Across Central America, online campaigns and activities to raise awareness about the issue of Violence Against Women are taking place across the region. Many of these efforts are attracting the...

25 November 2009

Egypt: Elimination of Violence Against Women Day Marked

Video: End Violence Against Women Around the World

Today, November 25th is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and through videos, many people and organizations around the world are expressing their need to end...

Bhutan: Stop Violence Against Women

Greece: Police violence against migrant woman triggers reforms

A migrant woman from Armenia was beaten by police in Athens, Greece this week, leading to renewed promises of police reform from the new socialist government. A minister responds directly...

Singapore: Illegal employment termination

Puerto Rico: Voices Against Violence

On occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, bloggers in Puerto Rico have written posts on how violence affects their lives, their families, and their...

Jamaica: Trafficking in Paradise?

Ecuador: Kichwa Women Oppose Oil Exploration on Native Lands

Conversations for a Better World

It is a popular saying in Latin America that women always get what they want. For 20 years, fearless women from the Kichwa community, an indigenous group in Ecuador, have...

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