IPS Genderwire up to 9th February 2010

PAKISTAN: Mental Illness among Women: Gender-Driven?
http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=50173

WORLD SOCIAL FORUM: “Machista” but Valued by Feminists Nonetheless
http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=50164

BURMA: Ethnic Women Expose Opium Fields in Junta Strongholds
http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=50170

KENYA: Documenting Sexual Violence
http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=50147

BOLIVIA: Unprecedented Gender Parity in Cabinet
http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=50123

FRANCE: Burqa Ban Keeps Immigration Issue Alive
http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=50142

ARGENTINA: Slow Progress in Cutting Maternal Deaths
http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=50109

ZIMBABWE: One Million Casualties of Land Reform
http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=50097

DEVELOPMENT: Yemen to Lead South in U.N. Negotiations
http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=50093

RIGHTS: EU Faults U.N. for Slowdown in Gender Empowerment
http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=50226

INDIA: Lay-offs from Recession-hit Gulf Lead to New Lives at Home
http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=50258

HAITI: Displaced Women Face Double Jeopardy
http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=50210

MEXICO: Women – Casualties in Army’s Counternarcotics War
http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=50211

PERU: Women Combine Invention, Tradition to Improve Rural Diets
http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=50244

U.S.: Bill Pledges a Billion Dollars to Fight Gender Violence
http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=50227

UGANDA: Early Diagnosis of HIV Still Elusive
http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=50224

RIGHTS: New U.N. Envoy to Crack Down on Sexual Violence
http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=50198

COSTA RICA: Chinchilla to Join Club of Women Presidents
http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=50253

KENYA: Victory for Anti-Abortion Lobby
http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=50197

PAKISTAN: Community Midwives Gain Recognition But Concerns Remain
http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=50245

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