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Global Feminist Link Love May 31-June 6

June 7, 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!

A young woman from the Uganda Skateboard Union pictured with the first, and only, half-pipe in East Africa, built entirely by the youth from the Kampala suburb of Kitintale.

Africa

  • Don’t Ban Condoms From the World Cup (Change.org Women’s Right’s blog) “FIFA, which oversees the World Cup, won’t be allowing any of those free-for-the-taking condoms inside their stadium. It seems the organization is more concerned with its bottom line than people’s lives.”

Less Funds Will Cause Unnecessary AIDS Deaths (AllAfrica)

Asia

Europe

  • Africa: thoughts in progress (unreal) “Having spent time living and working In ahhh Africa oohhh (actually a handful of countries but allow irony, friends) I have – for the last 15 years or so – become increasingly aware of the way in which European, mainly British, people (friends, usually) refer to that (my) experience.”
  • More Victim Blaming (Women Undefined) “In response to an apparent need to address the increase in “frivolous” lawsuits against celebrities for sexual assault that never went to trial, Britain’s new government is cracking down on rape victims and acting quickly to protect rapists.”

Latin America

Middle East

Northern America

Oceania

Global

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