Hey Global Feminists!
Below are a list of links to blog post and news stories about what other global feminists were up to this past week. But we also want to know: what have you been reading/writing this week? Share your own link love in the comments!
- Morocco: Casablanca Protest Draws Thousands (Global Voices Online)
- The Ghana mentoring program: a network of support and excellence (Ipas) “Ghana’s mentoring model is based on the premise that high-level investment in fewer carefully screened individual clinicians leads to sustainable, high-quality abortion care”
- Nepal`s single women instigate much needed change (Gender Masala)
- Women rally against “Eve teasing” in S. Asia (Yahoo); Two eve-teasers were arrested in Kanpur this week. (India Times)
- Indonesia’s birth control pill for men (Global Post)
- Why we need to get more women in UK newsrooms (Girl Brain) “I was a journalist for 11 years and will always consider myself one at heart, but in a time when the majority of journalism degree applicants are women … it is cold comfort to them, and me, that they face a much smaller likelihood of entering into and thriving in the profession.”
- Abortion is safer than having a baby, doctors say (Telegraph) And medical chiefs believe that pregnant women should be told so.
- Mexico’s drug war disappearances leave families in anguish (LA Times)
- U.S. Must Stop Supporting Fraudulent Haitian Elections (The Haitian Blogger)
- Women Fight to Maintain Their Role in the Building of a New Egypt (Feminist Philosophers)
- WOMEN’S DAY: Rallies Planned in Iran Despite Crackdown (IPS)
- Supreme Court Prepares to Hear Landmark Sex Discrimination Case (American Association of University Women)
- Our role in the fight against human trafficking (Jewess with Attitude)
- Human Rights for U.S. Sex Workers now on Global Stage (Sexuality and Society)
- ‘The full weight of feminist despair’ (Fuck Politeness) “we discussed watching these ‘harmless’ movies, you know? Movies portrayed as just dumb, meaningless, just a chuckle – except the revolve around the idea that women oppress men, that women are to blame for all that is wrong in their lives, and their women are the only things standing between them and sex-addicted rock stardom and general outstanding and universally acknowledged awesomeness”
- Same-Sex Muslim Marriages Coming to Mosque Near You? (Muslimah Media Watch)