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· June, 2008

Stories about Women & Gender from June, 2008

Kuwait: Video Games, Newspapers and Female Bloggers

Who should regulate the video gaming scene in Kuwait? This and many other questions are on the minds of Kuwaiti bloggers in this round up. Forzaq8 speaks of laws dealing...

Cambodia: Riding the Wave of Change

In a country where men tend to have more privileges in family and society, a new wave of change is about to begin. Sopheap Chak is another urban woman with...

Caucasus: Religious Practices Update

India: Marrying an NRI

Bahamas: Unfair Reporting

Iran: Citizen Media Sex Scandal

Earlier this month, students at Zanjan University in North-West Iran recorded and uploaded a video of their school's vice president, Hassan Madadi, with his shirt unbuttoned, allegedly preparing to have...

Lebanon: Prostitution

Russia: Mail-Order Brides

Russia: Second-Hand Shopping

Poland: “Observations of the Polish Character”

Zimbabwe: WOZA members released

India: Clothes and Women

Poland: Gay Pride

Iraq: Black – The Colour of Grief

Iraqi women are now accustomed to wearing black - the colour of grief and mourning, notes Inside Iraq. But amid the darkness and gloom, some young women admit to wearing...

Czech Republic, U.S.: Intermarriages

Libya: Father's Day

“Beware of Egyptian Men,” says the Canadian Embassy

Back in December 2007, I was almost crucified for writing a post entitled: Relationshsips Warning: Do not date Egyptian Men. In that article, I said: Because of the nature of...

Serbia: Model Prevents Suicide

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Srebrenica Rape Victims

Pakistan: Don't hire women

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