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· November, 2009

Stories about Women & Gender from November, 2009

19 November 2009

Global Health: World Toilet Day Raises a Stink

While it may sound like a bad joke, today's World Toilet Day focuses on a not-so-funny issue impacting almost half the world's population -- a lack of toilets and sanitation.

13 November 2009

Morocco: Aicha Ech Chenna Wins Opus Prize

Conversations for a Better World

In Morocco, women who get pregnant out of wedlock are often shunned from their communities. Activist and social worker Aicha Ech Chenna has been working for almost 25 years to...

Africa: Obaasema: lifestyle magazine for the African women

10 November 2009

India: Women Farmers Stand Against Climate Change

Conversations for a Better World

A group of women in India have demonstrated that despite the existing gender inequity and their low economic status, they can become a powerful resource to tackle climate change and...

Maldives: Girl Slaves

Cuba: Of Victims & Violence

Trinidad & Tobago: Getting Closer

Rape in China: a ‘temporary’ crime?

A prominent topic circulating throughout China’s blogosphere is the light sentencing on 29th October of two civilian police assistants charged with the rape of a young girl in Huzhou, in...

Lebanon: Operation: Sex Change