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· June, 2010

Stories about Women & Gender from June, 2010

21 June 2010

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.

13 June 2010

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.

12 June 2010

Pakistan: The First Feminist Tech Exchange

Indonesia: When women control their own investments

Conversations for a Better World

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.

5 June 2010

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.