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· November, 2008

Stories about Women & Gender from November, 2008

19 November 2008

Jamaica: March for Peace

A recent upsurge in crime over the last few weeks has Jamaicans gravely concerned. Last week's discovery of the body of an eleven (11) year old boy was the latest...

Afghanistan: Schoolhildren Attacked by Acid Terrorists

18 November 2008

Nepal Jumps Ahead on Gay and Transgender Rights

After California voters passed the proposition to ban gay marriage in the state, gay and transgender rights is back on the headlines in America. While the debate rages on there,...

17 November 2008

Pakistan: Mother of Dolls

Syria: Art of Dialogue

Saudi Arabia: Marriage Restrictions

Jamaica: Schoolboy Murdered

Armenia: Violence against Women

The world’s oldest Christian nation may have many things to be proud about, but when it comes to women’s rights the ex-Soviet Armenia is possibly in denial. With widespread human...

14 November 2008

Morocco: Hemline Indicator

Egypt: No Manhood for the Manhood Drink!

Egypt has launched a fierce campaign against sexual harassment in the aftermath of the recent events written about here on Global Voices. But people working in the media industry do...

Barbados: Russian Teen Murdered

12 November 2008

Bangladesh: Sex scandal in College

Egypt: Mother incriminated in a case of FGM

On May 23, in a post titled The Victimization of Egyptian Women and Children, I quoted Fantasia – a girl who dreams of a better future for Egyptian women –...

Georgia: Dating & Parties

Puerto Rico, U.S.A.: Gay Marriage

Philippines: Reproductive Health debate

Should the Philippine Congress approve the Reproductive Health and Population Development Act of 2008? The Catholic Church opposes the measure. Many scholars and cause oriented groups are supporting it. What...