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· March, 2008

Stories about Women & Gender from March, 2008

Pakistan: Women and Honour

Trinidad & Tobago: A Woman Scorned

Libya: Killing Time at Weddings

Saudi Arabia: Diplomatic Quarter Nightmare

Middle East and North Africa: Client Number Nine

Eliot Spitzer's fall from grace grabbed the headlines as soon as newsmen caught wind of the scandal. Bloggers followed closely on their heel, including those from the Middle East and...

Libya: Wedding Blues

Jordan: Viagra Prescriptions

Iran:Women in Baluchestan

South Korea: Fashion Wave

Barbados: Archaic Laws

Cape Verde: Woman's day

Burkina Faso: Home of black bags, baobabs and cute kids?

This roundup will begin with some old business. From Stephen Davis of Voice in the Desert: His book Sophie and the Albino Camel is up for the Norfolk Shorts shortlist...

Malawi: Blogging about marriage, language, lifestyle and health

The Malawian blogging community is gradually growing in terms of size and topics. In this roundup, I introduce four blogs dedicated to marriage and children issues, Tumbuka language, health and...

Japan and Korea: Comfort Woman

Poland: The Abortion Issue

South Korea: Women's Expectation of their President

Jamaica: Beauty and Race

Czech Republic, Slovakia: Whipping Girls and Other Easter Traditions

Easter is a very important celebration both in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, called Velikonoce - from Veliké noci or Great Nights. Although the religious connotations of Easter were suppressed...

Yemen: No Women Abuse

Libya: Internet Grooming

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