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· November, 2009

Stories about Women & Gender from November, 2009

Pakistan: Take Back The Tech Campaign

  27 November 2009

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 the campaign on various online platforms.

India: On Liberation Of Women

  27 November 2009

“For me the strongest drag force working against my desire to return home is my experience of life as a woman in India,” confesses Heartcrossings while discussing about the lack of freedom, independence and safety of Indian women.

Pakistan: Activism Against Gender Violence

  26 November 2009

Teeth Maestro highlights the efforts of Sunshine Welfare Organization (SWO), a group of committed young activists from Karachi and Islamabad. They are trying to mobilize Pakistani youth against gender violence using ICT tools.

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Central America: Saying No to Violence Against Women

  26 November 2009

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 interest and participation of bloggers who share their thoughts on this issue.

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Video: End Violence Against Women Around the World

  25 November 2009

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 the violence as well as the efforts they are undertaking to ensure that women have a safer world to live in.

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Puerto Rico: Voices Against Violence

  25 November 2009

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 communities. They have written poetry, in-depth analyses, and intimate reflections. Let's see their faces, read their texts, and listen to their voices.

Trinidad & Tobago: On Sex

  24 November 2009

As a prelude to World AIDS Day, Alien In The Caribbean is “doing a thorough three part exploration of sex and sexuality, particularly in the Caribbean.”

Malawi: Should there be a Sex Workers Bill

  20 November 2009

Marshal discusses Sex Workers Bill in Malawi: “Recent media reports pointing that the government intends to come up with a Sex Worker’s Bill with an aim of protecting sex workers in the country, shocked quite a few of us.”

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