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· February, 2007

Stories about Women & Gender from February, 2007

Egypt: What If Anna Nicole Smith was Egyptian?

Egypt: Nawal Al Saadawi Show

Indonesia: Fertility in Indonesia

Japan: Hokkaido woman is violent?

Egypt: Has Sadawi Escaped?

Saudi Arabia: The Birth of a New Blogger

Touring Libyan Blogs: Between history, hair, leadership, cleaning the floor and many more stories

Most of us have studied some history, many of us think we know history, but the majority of us are really ignorant about large parts of our own history. That...

Free Kareem: Egyptian Bloggers Speak Out

The sentencing of Egyptian blogger Kareem Nabeel Sulaiman to four years in prison for articles he wrote in his personal blog may have come as a shock to many around...

Iraq – Life, Death, Rape and Execution

Stories of life in Iraq have been so varied this past week. In this post I hope to give a cross section on how life is for Iraqis in a...

Iran:Inside Iran secret gay's world

Israel: Equality at Western Wall?

Malaysia: University Dean Keeping Tabs on Students Attire

Bahrain: Women-only Events

Rigoberta Menchu as Candidate?

Rigoberta Menchu 1992 Nobel Laureate by “ladyloneranger“ In the early 20th century, the Mexican painter Frida Kahlo quit wearing her Western clothes to adopt a more indigenous appearance, showing her...

India: On maps, thumbs and sexual harrasment

Saudi: Man Kills Wife

India: Microfinance in Rajasthan and Maharashtra

Deadwood cabinet stokes the fire of public ire in Zimbabwe

Facing unrelenting pressure for change, Zimbabwe's beleagured leader, Robert Mugabe, reshuffled his cabinet two weeks ago, but did little to aleviate the suffering of a nation that has been ravaged...

Touring Libyan Blogs

Equality among sexes in Libya? Yes, because now you have to pay attention to Libyan female pickpockets! This is what Khadijateri discovered yesterday when she went into a shop to...

A Week Goes by in Kuwait

From a new movie to a naming special day after a popular soft drink (pop for Americans) to creating Kuwait's very own supermarket brand. These were some of the conversations...

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