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· November, 2006

Stories about Women & Gender from November, 2006

21 November 2006

Arabisc: One Blogger Arrested..1000s More to Go!

There doesn't seem to be a week passing by without Egyptians and its bloggers rocking the boat and taking the virtual limelight in our part of the world. This week...

20 November 2006

South Korea: Gender empowerment measure

South Asia: Politics, Happiness, Religion and The Birds

The latest from different blogs about the following South Asian Countries: Bangladesh: Bangladesh is facing a political crisis. Unheard Voices: Drishtipat group blog informs about a citizens movement in Bangladesh...

16 November 2006

Arabisc: Culprits, Democracy and the Rule of Law

Choosing links from 22 different Arab countries for translation is no easy feat..for however much you try and be selective, you cannot be doing the region and its bloggers any...

India: Gender Bias in the Domestic Violence Law

Pakistan: The politics of Women Rights Bill

Pakistan: Hudood Ordinance, Rape Laws and Extremism

15 November 2006

The Moroccan beauty shines in France while more Moroccan bloggers “call it quit”!

It's alarming. More and more Moroccan bloggers are taking vacation from blogging! And while A Moroccan haute couture stylist displays proudly his identity by transforming a Caftan into an elegant...

14 November 2006

Caribbean Women's Forum

13 November 2006

Brazil: Violence Against Women

Bangladesh: Segregating and Bengali Classes

Cambodia: Somaly Mam awarded Women of the Year by Glamour magazine

Somaly Mam works hard. She works hard to cope with her past. In her childhood, she experienced rape, torture, and violence. With her husband Pierre Legros, she founded the AFESIP...

China: sexual service nanny

9 November 2006

Russia: Churchill Houses

Croatia: Legalization of Prostitution

Lovorka Marinovic, coordinator of the trafficking prevention program of international organization IOM, says (HRV): Research conducted by IOM shows an enormous lack of relevant data about trafficking despite the issue's...