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8 March 2011

Stories from 8 March 2011

Morocco: Women Celebrate International Day

Moroccan women, who have long been at the forefront of the civil society's struggle for a better and more dignified life, celebrated the 100th anniversary of the International Women's Day...

Libya: Debating the No-Fly Zone (Video)

As human rights atrocities continue across Libya, Tweeps, bloggers and netizens continue their debate on the effectiveness of establishing a no-fly zone over Libya to protect protesters, troops and civilians...

Nepal: Why There Is No International Men's Day?

Sri Lanka: Desecration Of Tamil Graves In Jaffna

Nepal: The Leadership Qualities Of Nepali Politicians

Argentina: The Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo

Hollaback! Mobile Technology Against Street Harassment

Based on the premise that "the explosion of mobile technology has given us an unprecedented opportunity to end street harassment," Hollaback! is encouraging women around the world to use the...

Colombia: Celebrating International Woman's Day

In Colombia, the celebration of International Women's Day has become a tradition, and it is reflected online with netizens sharing different perspectives through websites, Twitter and blogs.

Vietnam: Road accidents

Thailand: Total number of coups

Vietnam: Street vendors

Vietnam: Facebook censorship and civil disobodience

Kenya: Interesting websites

Ghana: Photos of mental health

Rwanda: Blogger Invites President Through Twitter

This is a story of how a Kenyan blogger based in Rwanda invited Rwandan President Paul Kagame through Twitter to visit kids at The Ibirunga Tennis Court in Musanze Town....

Macedonia: Goverment as “Donor”

Are Sub-Saharan Mercenaries Fighting for Gaddafi?

From the very first days of the 2011 Libyan uprising, there has been talk of foreign mercenaries, both from Sub-Saharan Africa and Eastern Europe, within long-standing leader Colonel Gaddafi's commando...

Zimbabwe: Zimbabwean arrested over Facebook comment

Liberia: Women mobilize for peace

Côte d'Ivoire: A Solution to the Post-Electoral Crisis?

The post-electoral crisis across Cote d'Ivoire is dragging on since two opposing leaders, Laurent Gbagbo and Alassane Ouattara both claim to have won. A sequence of violent events have followed,...

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