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· October, 2008

Stories about Women & Gender from October, 2008

21 October 2008

Guyana: Ladylike?

18 October 2008

Canada: Indigenous Femicide on the Spotlight

Canadian documentary which is bringing to public attention the disappearances and murders of more than 500 aboriginal women in Canada in the past 30 years. The film is called Finding...

16 October 2008

Bangladesh: Fisher woman

14 October 2008

Syria: Petition Urging Men to “Cover Up” Launched

Syrian blogger Omniya [Ar] has heard enough about people ordering her to cover up and that women are to blame for falling victims to sexual harassment. Now is her turn...

Pakistan: Choices in an arranged marriage

Russia: Mozhaisk Women's Colony

12 October 2008

Jordan: Domestic Violence Month Marked

Azerbaijan: Peace Corps Volunteer Blogs

The U.S. Peace Corps started working in Azerbaijan in 2002. Since then, over 190 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Azerbaijan and a number set up blogs from the beginning...

11 October 2008

Egypt: We are All Laila

We are all Laila, echo Egyptian female bloggers in one voice. Who is Laila and why do Egyptian girls and women associate themselves with her? Read on to learn how...

7 October 2008

Arabeyes: Here Comes the One-Eye Veil

From a veil which covers the face but allows women to show their two eyes, an Islamic scholar from Saudi Arabia is now calling for a veil which shows one...