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· May, 2008

Stories about Women & Gender from May, 2008

31 May 2008

Burkina Faso: Level four culture shock

In The United Kingdom a bit more than a week ago, the Office of National Statistics reported that in the past ten years, nearly two million Britons have moved abroad,...

29 May 2008

Armenia: Bigoted Journalism

From the Diary of a Sinister Egyptian Spinster

Egyptian women have their own set of challenges, ranging from the right to marry themselves off to inequality in marriage and divorce rights. Marwa Rakha sheds light on the thoughts...

27 May 2008

Lebanon: An Eyewitness Report

Lebanese journalist and blogger Lelia Mezher was one of several Lebanese bloggers who worked round the clock to keep the world informed about the crisis which rocked her country when...

Nepal: Women in Politics

Lebanon: Clashes and Babies

24 May 2008

Iran:Two Persian Women in 1900

Japan: Experiences at IDAHO

On the International Day Against Homophobia (IDAHO), Japanese LGBT communities organized several events and street activities in several cities across the country. With a slogan of “Yes to sexual diversity”...

23 May 2008

The Victimization of Egyptian Women and Children

Fantasia's World raises crucial issues that hold back the Egyptian society all together; namely women's rights, violence against women and children, and the general misconceptions of male-female relationships in the...

22 May 2008

Iran: Seven Valleys of Love

Bangladesh: Women and the headscarf

Moldova, Turkey: Natalya Morar's Istanbul Airport Adventure

Natalia Morar, a journalist who was deported from Russia after a Russian magazine ran her stories on the alleged siphoning of huge sums of money abroad by the country's high-ranking...