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· August, 2006

Stories about Women & Gender from August, 2006

China: sexist and racist blog in Shanghai

Iranian Women's campaign demands changes to discriminatory laws

Iranian women continue their struggle for equal rights beyond all governmental obstacles. A few days ago, a group of tireless Iranian women activists launched another campaign against discrimination entitled “One...

Japan: sexless marriage

Nepal: Festivals and Politics

Jamaica: Singles

Sudan: Rape still a weapon

Caribbean: Licensing sex workers

Kenya: Wedding season hits Nairobi

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: A Vincentian Paris Hilton?

African Women This Month

Literature, music and blog redesigns are three of the themes in the African women's blogosphere this month. Molara Wood and Mama's Junkyard have both redesigned their blogs. Molara has chosen...

Poland: Miss World and the Topless Mermaid

Saudi Arabia: The Terrible Crime

India: BlogHer and After

Sri Lanka: Women, harems and history

Costa Rica: Safe for Women

Cambodia: New Story Tellers on the Internet

According to a research report released recently by Pew Internet, most webloggers don't consider themselves doing journalism. In most cases they are not up to what a journalist does. In...

Cuba: Sweet 15

Robin Thom had the good fortune to be on the right balcony at the right time in order to capture this lovely scene on the Paseo de Prado in Havana,...

Voices from Kazakhstan

Almaty Opera House Welcome to our latest round-up of blog posts and online discussions that took place in Kazakh blogosphere. neweurasia's Basil B. Akimov, a Karaganda journalist and editor of...

China: SARFT and farts, castrations feigned and intended: let the spoofing begin!

In a recent edition of MindMeters columnist Fang Jun's Marriagement column entitled Love in the Internet Age [zh] is a spoiler of the recently-released Hollywood movie Hard Candy: 危险的水果硬糖 Dangerous...

Uzbekistan: Women Making Ends Meet

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