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· August, 2007

Stories about Women & Gender from August, 2007

India: Working women and Housewives

Slideshow of Iran's female athletes

Mauritania : Ignorance and Tradition

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Generously endowed women are favored in Mauritania. The fatter the woman, the more beautiful she is thought to be. Being big is...

Sudan: Sudanese Saint Josephine Bakhita

India: On Feminism

South Korea: Inter-racial Love

Egypt: Rape Apologists

Arabeyes: Just a Pretty Face

Miss South Carolina's response in the Miss USA Pageant to a question on why a fifth of US students couldn't locate their country on the map was the butt of...

Uganda: Bloggers Respond to Controversial Daily Monitor Articles

Uganda’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community has gotten a lot of press recently in the form of a number of articles written by Katherine Roubos, a 22-year-old...

Soviet Union: Female Beauty and Feminism

Lebanon: Prostituting in France

Guyana: A Woman's Role

China: Guidebook On Being A Mistress

South East Asia: Abortion Policies

Egypt: Cultureligious Curse

South Korea: A Girl's Suicide

Russia: Intermarriages

Russia: Nashi, BBC, and the Upcoming Elections

Nepal: Madhesi Women

Kyrgyzstan: Alaa-Chu

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