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Canada: The Start of the SlutWalk Movement

December 4, 2011

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[Published on Global Voices] This post is part of our special coverage SlutWalks 2011. Global Voices’ author, Maria Grabowski, interviews Heather Jarvis, the co-founder of the first SlutWalk initiative based in Toronto, Canada. Here, they talk about the background of the movement and its quick spread to the rest of the world. [See Jarvis’ Toronto […]

Podcast: Technology that Empowers!

December 1, 2011

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[Published on Global Voices] In this edition of the Global Voices podcast you can hear how women in Egypt are using technology to fight harassment, and what our Global Voices authors and editors got up to at the Mozilla Festival in London. We also mark World Aids Day by speaking to HIV/AIDS activists in Kenya […]

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

December 6, 2010

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Since 1981 November 25 has echoed a message worldwide: stop violence against women! Activists, governments, international organizations and NGOs gather their attention on this day to keep making changes. On November 23 UN commemorated the International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women and I was fortunate to be present. Official UN Observance: notes from […]