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· January, 2007

Stories about Women & Gender from January, 2007

Africa: women's rights, Africa and China

China: population policy

Morocco: War between Village Women!

South Asia: Forced marriages in the UK

Kuwait: What is a Muhajababe?

Iran:3 Female Journalists were arrested in airport

Israel: Jamming Against Forced Prostitution

Russia: Roma Wedding and Christmas

The flag of the Roma people. According to Wikipedia, it “was approved at the First World Romani Congress in 1971, held in London, UK. The flag consists of a background...

Afghanistan: Prospering Women

Former Yugoslavia: Intermarriage

Arabisc: Hijab-clad Doll Under Fire in Tunisia

This is Fulla, the Hijab-clad Arab Muslim adaptation of the decadent West's Barbie doll. Our Barbie wears the Hijab (head scarf) and Islamic attire – a long dress with long...

Poland: HIV and Politics

Jordan: Segregated Weddings

Israel: Segregated Bus Lines

Europe: Bulgarain Xenophobic MEP

Malawi/Zambia: Remembering John Chilembwe, Debate Over Using Yahoo Messenger At Work and ICTs and Gender Based Violence

Malawian blogger Soyapi Mumba is excited about the introduction of Internet and Pay-Per-View TV services by Malawi Telecom (MTL): Malawi's Internet infrastructure, especially to people's homes, is very poor and...

Japan: kogal phenomenon

The Global Voices Show #4

Finally — the fourth episode of The Global Voices Show has landed! In this edition we feature excerpts from the following podcasts: - The IndiCast (India) – also see Global...

Cambodia: Getting Married to the Family

India: Motherhood and Technology

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