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· July, 2011

Stories about Women & Gender from July, 2011

24 July 2011

Saudi Arabia: The Marriage of #Tabukgirl

Mona Kareem brings us the tale of #Tabukgirl and how this controversial story about a young girl being forcibly wed to a 60-year old man has sparked a strong response...

22 July 2011

South Korea: Women-Only Subway Car Meets Strong Opposition

As the subway sexual harassment is on the rise, especially during rush hours and late nights, Seoul city government has decided to launch women-only subway compartment to cut down the...

Guatemala: Femicides During and After the War

El Salvador: Educating About ‘Machismo’

19 July 2011

Dominican Republic: 93 Women Murdered This Year

Mexico: Sinaloa Governor Calls for Special Investigation on Femicides

Haiti: The Price of Work

Cuba: Defending “Las Damas”

Cuban bloggers continue to update their posts about the most recent attack on Las Damas de Blanco, in which members of the group were reportedly “attacked and brutally beaten…by agents...