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· April, 2009

Stories about Women & Gender from April, 2009

16 April 2009

Global: Hijablogging Fashionistas

In March, we caught up with a new crew of “hijabloggers” - women who wear the hijab and blog about it. Such bloggers span the globe, blogging about a wide...

China: A hoax related with gender and race

14 April 2009

Ukraine, Russia: Local Women, Western Men

The World According to Mom

What do blogging mothers around the world think are the five best things about being a mom? Global Voices has teamed up with Catherine Connors a.k.a. Her Bad Mother in...

Barbados: Paternity Laws

Ukraine: Good Museum Leadership

13 April 2009

India: Pink Chaddi Facebook Group Hacked

Egypt: Should rapists be hanged on TV?

Between examining the profile of a sexual offender in Egypt and rallying against sexual predators, an Egyptian member of Parliament proposed a law that allows broadcasting the hanging of rapists...

China: Gender Imbalance

Egypt: April 18 Declared Anti-Harassment Day

A Facebook campaign calling for a silent demonstration on April 18 against the harassment of women and girls in Egypt is slowly gathering momentum. The call for allowing Egyptian women...

Kyrgyzstan: The Vagina Monologues in Pictures

8 April 2009

Jordan: No Honour in Killing

Jordanian bloggers reach out to others to put an end to "honor killings" and the culture and laws that provide lenient sentences for the murderers.

Tanzania: Zebra and Giraffe According to Tanzanians