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· May, 2007

Stories about Education from May, 2007

31 May 2007

Arabeyes: Short Skirts Looked Down at in Tunisia

From a conversation about her friend Fatima, Tunisian blogger Maheva takes us deep into an argument about education, freedom of choice and personal preferences. Click to read the full translation.

Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica: Rex Nettleford & Today's Thinkers

30 May 2007

Swahili Blogosphere: Higher Education Blame Game, Miss Universe, and Personal Privacy vs. Public Life

Hardship is the name of the game, it seems, for Tanzania's higher education students both at home and abroad. While the University of Dar Es Salaam has readmitted all the...

Arabeyes: 1001 Tales from Libyan Taxi Rides

Can taking a taxi be an eye-opening experience to the society you live in? Libyan blogger Libyano takes us on a ride of a lifetime which gives him the chance...

29 May 2007

Sierra Leone: State Led Prostitution, Diamond Tales, And More

After three years of peace following eleven years of civil war, Sierra Leone is engaged in concerted efforts to attract investors. The efforts, which are led by the the government...

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

If you read nothing else in Global Voices today read this post. I mean it. Everything is here from going to schools in a war zone, review of the latest...

28 May 2007

Iraq: Going to School Amid Destruction

Malawians on the world stage: academic honors, music, science and technology

There is one discernible theme running through the Malawian blogosphere in the month of May. This round-up focuses mostly on what these bloggers have written in this month, now approaching...

South Korea: Private Tutoring Is A Crime?

Interlocals Citizen Reporter Fellowship

China: Student hits teacher video

Think Chinese high school students today are Party drones? Or unruly punks? How about their teachers? Cellphone footage of a student smacking a teacher hits the video sharing website circuit...

25 May 2007

Bulgaria: Prom Season

Pakistan: Transporting Students

Cameroon: Nkuma, a new movie about female genital mutilation

Arabeyes: Unlicensed Bahrainis; Silent Algerians; Kidneyless Egyptians and More

What is banned and allowed in Bahrain? How did the government and politicians react to the low turn out at the Algerian elections last week? Why did an Egyptian man...

China: Rural Migrant Children

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