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Global Feminist Link Love: March 8-14

March 15, 2010

Happy Monday, global feminists!

Hope everyone had an awesome International Women’s Day, we know we did!  A huge thank you again to all of the amazing participants in Blog for IWD.  I think we can all agree it was a huge success.  Meanwhile, lots else has happened so read on.  And as always please leave us your link love in the comment!  (aka tell us what you’ve written or read!)

From the blogs

IWD video: What are you carrying? from Nicholas Kristof’s blog

Oscar makes history: woman wins best director from Alternet

Women of Color and Wealth: The Scope of the Problem Part One and Part Two from Racialicious

Women’s Rights as a Security Issue from Nicholas Kristof’s blog

Reproductive Writes: Giving Blood: An Interview with Chris Bobel from Bitch Blogs

Maternal Mortality in Afghanistan: A Way Forward from the Huffington Post

Is the Fight Against Sex-Selective Abortion Hurting Women? from Akimbo

Sex and Power, From North Carolina to Congo from Huffington Post

Sex not specified: Australia leads the way with legal document from The Scavenger

Rape victims worldwide denied justice and dignity from Amnesty International

The Second Sex: lost in translation? from The F-Word

Cambodian Police Often Require Bribes Before Investigating Rape Cases from The Curvature

Christie Elan-Cane: Fighting for legal and social recognition outside the societal gender system from Questioning Transphobia

From the news

Women’s Reservation Bill passes in India from Times of India

Why women are the biggest emerging market from Bloomberg

Mullahs promote birth control in Afghanistan from MSNBC

Wominnovation from the Economist

Lonely death of Juanita Goggins, trailblazer of US civil rights from The Guardian
Push on to get prosthetics, rehab for thousands of Haitian amputees from The Canadian Press

Push to Close Gender Gaps ‘Slow’ from BBC News

4 Comments
  1. March 15, 2010 2:34 pm

    I got my first op-ed in the huffington post about street harassment, thanks to my op-ed project training a few weeks ago 🙂

  2. March 15, 2010 5:20 pm

    Congrats! Thanks for sharing your post.

    • happybodies permalink
      March 15, 2010 8:36 pm

      This week we wrote (a little late) for International Women’s Day about Africana Womanism and who has historically been defined as a “woman”.

      Then, this discussion of womanism had us reconsidering feminism.

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