Hey Global Feminists! Here are a list of links about what other global feminists were up to this past week. We also want to know: What have you been reading/writing this week? Don’t forget to spread your own link love in the comments!
- Abandoning FGM/C (UNICEF): A photo essay.
- Africa: Women Traders Confronting Sexual Harassment at Borders (IPS News)
- A Path to Financial Equality in Malaysia (New York Times)
- Women dominate new Swiss cabinet (Women’s Views on the News)
- Scottish Episcopals dump gendered terms for God (The Hathor Legacy)
- Men’s Group Champions “Diverse Masculinities” (sexgenderbody)
- Black Women Face Double Discrimination, Half Century After Revolution (IPS News)
- Informe de seguimiento de la masacre de Bagua por James Anaya relator de la ONU para derechos indígenas (Peruanista)
- Geek Feminism and Mideast Youth (Geek Feminism Blog) a guest post from Esra’a from Bahrain who founded Mideast Youth.
- Iran convicts prominent female human rights activist of “waging war against God” (Women’s Views on the News)
- Afghan Boys Are Prized, So Girls Live the Part (New York Times)
- Afghan women break barriers in a male bastion: the army (LA Times) “Despite social taboos and other hurdles, a group of 29 become the first to graduate from an officer-candidate program mentored by U.S. troops. Officials hope to eventually go from a few hundred to 30,000 female soldiers.”
- Preventing LGBTQ teen suicides (ethecofem)
- Debunking “Delusions of Gender” (Equal Writes) “It’s finally here: A smart, well-researched, complete rebuttal of neuroscientific arguments for gender differences.”
- Australia Considers Copying France’s Xenophobic Burka Ban (Change.org’s Women’s Rights Blog) and Another burqa blog post from News with Nipples)
- Specialists support circumcision to cut HIV risk (News.com.au)
- Towards A Women-Inclusive Peace: Why 1325 Is The Crucial Number (Feminist Peace Network)
- what’s missing (Texas in Africa) “The world’s poorest people aren’t often welcome in these forums. Not really. It’s too bad, because ignoring the expertise of the poor – or only considering it when translated by the famous for the masses – hasn’t served them or us very well thus far.”
- Call for Participation: AIDS Accountability International: The Sexual Diversity Initiative: International Surveys on Trans Issues and Homophobic Violence (AWID)
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