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Global Feminist Link Love: May 10-16

May 17, 2010

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!

What are your Dreams for Women? Created by young women in The Young Women Leaders Program. Click for link.




    Latin America

    Middle East

      Northern America


      • “We are all bad feminists, really” (Musings of an Inappropriate Woman)
      • Kelly Vincent MLC Maiden Speech (Dignity for Disability) “Perhaps what I have just said will give you a little insight into why I am set back a little when people try to suggest that Dignity for Disability is a ‘single issue’ party– because disability knows no boundaries. It crosses transport, education, social inclusion, access, and discrimination, for a start.”

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        1. May 17, 2010 7:56 pm

          The Canadian Conservative Prime Minister expelled a member of parliament and Minister of State for the Status of Women, Helena Guergis, from cabinet and the Conservative caucus and from running again for the Conservative party in the riding where she lives. However, the allegations about her conduct were never disclosed to her, but they may have everything to do with her husband, a former member of parliament, and his actions.

        2. May 17, 2010 10:31 pm

          Here are two things of interest from Planning the Day:But, but, but: Challenges to creating accessible and safe spaces for womenIn everything we do, we strive to create spaces and programs that are safe and accessible to all women. But with limited financial, staff, and educational resources, sometimes we seem to come up against a wall. How can we make our programs welcoming and beneficial for everyone?And a round-up of some interesting poverty and development related posts from the last week or so.Have a good week!

        3. May 18, 2010 2:56 am

          Awesome list of links you’ve got there. Glad you thought mine was worthy of inclusion 🙂

        4. May 18, 2010 7:55 am

          Over on my blog I reviewed Jessica Valenti’s Full Frontal Feminism:

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