Here’s what we’ve been reading this week:
On Women’s eNews, Allyn Gaestel cautions us about a too enthusiastic response to the recent reports of a promising microbicide gel in her piece HIV Gel Called Poor Substitute for Women’s Rights.
There are a lot of conversations happening about the business of public health, including this new research on financing of HIV programmes.
Women’s votes would be crucial to elect Brazil’s first female President.
And here on Akimbo:
We highlighted a video about the consequences of the criminalization of abortion in the Philippines.
We celebrated the overturn of Proposition 8 in California.
Water issues were looked at through the feminist lens.
Images of brutality against women in Afghanistan got us thinking about women in conflict zones the world over.