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· June, 2010

Stories about Women & Gender from June, 2010

Iran: A woman may face stoning to death

Martinique: Interview with a Nappy Girl

Haiti: World Cup 2010

Egypt: Looking Inside Mr Egypt

Twenty-six-year-old Tarek Mohammed Nagiub Abdel Gawad has been named Mr Egypt 2010. Bloggers react to the title and his participation in Mister World 2010, held in South Korea.

Israel: A Woman's Power to Name Herself

Zimbabwe: Women not getting attention because of World Cup

Bangladesh: The Toll Of Eve teasing

Jamaica: On Tivoli

Bhutan: Breast Envy

Afghanistan: Reintegrating Taliban fighters

Macedonia: Gender Aspects of the Football World Cup

Young Macedonian blogger and writer thinks that focus on defense combined with propagation of gender stereotypes make the Football World Cup unattractive.

Pakistan: The First Feminist Tech Exchange

Indonesia: When women control their own investments

Kick-starting a conversation on female entrepreneurship, courage and investments with our partner site Conversations for a Better World, Carolina shares an example from Indonesia.

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Price of “Progress”

Haiti: Grass Roots

China: “Chinese Women, Please Don’t Sleep With Foreigners”

Zimbabwe: Women of Zimbabwe making history

Pakistan: Education and domestic abuse

Pakistan: Reviewing Sex and the City 2

Singapore: Pink Dot 2010

More than 4,000 Singaporeans gathered at Hong Lim Park to make a large human pink dot to celebrate love regardless of sexual orientation. It is Singapore’s biggest LGBT parade.

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