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· September, 2010

Stories about Women & Gender from September, 2010

Cameroon: Tale of 50-year old rape

Guyana: Women's Plight

Sri Lanka: Being An Woman

Egypt: The Proposal

Israel: Are Peace Activists Harassed by Palestinian Men Being Silenced?

Israeli human rights activists, who regularly join Palestinian demonstrators in Bil'iin and Sheikh Jarrah, are recently blamed for ignoring and even silencing an allegedly common phenomenon of sexual harassment of...

The Invisible Border Between Ecuador and Colombia

The Colombia-Ecuador border is once again a contentious issue. Both countries have a border of 586 km and with it a long history of conflict, mutual accusations and reports of...

Myanmar: Women Candidate Percentage in the Elections

South Africa: Zuma the patriarch vs ANC gender equality

Panama: Proposed Legislation to Prevent Discrimination due to Sexual Orientation

The Panamanian National Assembly started to discuss a new law that would protect people from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. The proposal has caused controversy within Panamanian society...

Algeria: Women in Parliament

Maldives: Less Women in Government Positions

Haiti: Women's Reality

Australia: Muslim Dress Code Backlash

Residents of a Melbourne suburb in Australia were asked by the mayor to cover-up in a pool event to avoid offending Muslims. This order has sparked an online debate

Nigeria: Images of Nigerian Feminist Funmilayo Kuti

Nigeria: The Legacy of Nigerian Feminism

Martinique: Grande Dame Passes On

Guyana: Book Blogger Week

Paraguayans, their paramours and the MP7

I host a radio show in Asunción, Paraguay’s capital. Every Friday afternoon I ask my listeners for real stories, to help them relax in this city’s traffic. And it was...

Japan: Reflections on normality

St. Lucia, French Guiana: Googol

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