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· September, 2011

Stories about Women & Gender from September, 2011

Cuba: Jailed Activists

Brazil: The Sexist Ad of Supermodel Gisele Bundchen

Brazil: Blogging Carnival in Defense of Abortion

Greece: “Europe, come be in my shoes, before judging me”

Cuba: 14 on Trial for Girl's Death

Cuba: Female Prisoner on Hunger Strike

Caribbean: Bloggers Saddened by Wangari Mathai's Death

Cuba: More Arrests Post-March

Cuba: “Damas” Targeted Again

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: More Violence Against Women

Saudi Arabia: Women Allowed to Join Shura Council

Saudi women, who cannot drive in their own country, will be granted the right to become members in their country's 150-member consultative or Shura council, an advisory body which has...

Update on Global Voices Mentorship: Meet the Activists

For over a month, ten Global Voices bloggers have been working with activists from ten different countries as mentors of members of the new Blogger Swarm initiative of Activista, the...

Global: Interview on NATO's Evolution

Cuba: “Damas” March Tomorrow

Puerto Rico: Marcela Lagarde on Women and Citizenship

Cuba: Image of a Free Woman

Cuba: Officers Sentenced

Cuba: Interview with “Habanastation” Actress

Global: Reflections on Peace Day 2011

To mark the International Day of Peace, celebrated on September 21, female bloggers from The SunFlower Post share their perspectives on world peace by reflecting on the realities of their...

Mozambique: Sant'Egidio Community Fights Back Against HIV/AIDS

Lack of access to care for HIV positive people has been well documented on the African continent. Many initiatives strive to show that things could improve with collective effort, and...

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