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· May, 2007

Stories about Women & Gender from 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.

Guyana: Monetary Compensation & Sexual Assault

Kuwait: Pedicure Bliss

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...

South Korea: Gender Gap

Palestine: Honour Killings

Jordan: Woman Chief of Court Appointed

Poland: “A Teletubby in the Closet”

Pakistan: Begum Nawazish Ali

Maternal Mortality Still High in Tunisia

Iran:How Iranian Girls Used to Wear Before Revolution

Uganda: Free solar mobile phone chargers for rural women

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Miss Universe Pick

Iran: A Bloody Face Symbolizes the Violent Repression of Women

On Sunday a young woman in Tehran became the latest victim of the crackdown. Citizen reporters captured photographs of her bloodied face which were subsequently published on many Iranian weblogs....

Korea:Is Sexual Harrassment just for Women?

While sexual harassment is regarded as the worst scenario that would happen to women and the weak, a male blogger insists that men also run into harassment in their daily...

Bangladesh: No under-30 maids to the Gulf

Cameroon: Nkuma, a new movie about female genital mutilation

Palestine: Don't Take Me for Granted

Arabeyes: Breast-Feeding Dilemma

Imagine having to breast feed your colleague at work - five times - to ensure that your relationship remains professional! This is the fatwa (religious edict) that had Arab and...

Japan: B-guy

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