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Global Feminist Link Love: October 5-11

October 12, 2009

Hello, global feminists! Hope you had a wonderful weekend.

What did you read/write this week? Post in the comments below, we want to hear from you!

This is what we’ve been reading this week–enjoy!

From the blogs

Swedish schoolchildren challenge Toys R Us gender stereotyping from

My Cis Privelege and the Pro-Choice Movement from

Women’s golf and rugby added to Olympic games from Feminist Looking Glass

Arab’s World First Major Feminist Conference from Feminist Looking Glass (they were rockin’ last week, we had to include two links!)

Musings on Male Feminism from

Also, don’t forget to check out a new and awesome blog called FWD/Forward (Feminists with Disabilities for a way forward!). You can read the blog at

From the news

The Niqab, worn by a Muslim woman

The Niqab, worn by a Muslim woman

Niqab debate in Egypt from the BBC

Police force HIV tests for sex workers in Malawi from IPS News

A Schoolgirl’s Odyssey: A documentary by Adam B. Ellick follows a Pakistani girl through a perilous six months as she loses her education, is forced into exile and faces an uncertain return back home (from the NY Times)

Male donates rape reward to victim from the BBC

One Comment
  1. October 12, 2009 8:48 pm

    I posted yesterday about a new report on the high incidence of child rape here in Cambodia, as well as NGO’s disappointing suggestions for change. I’m still feeling unsure about my take on the recommendation that parents better protect their children – is it preemptive victim blaming, or could better education about rape create safer communities?

    Also, thanks so much for linking to the piece on cis-privilege!

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