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· July, 2008

Stories about Women & Gender from July, 2008

Russia: Sexual Harassment

Saudi Arabia: Is Divorce an Easy Word?

With divorce rates soaring to an all new high in Saudi Arabia, Saudi blogger 3abira Sabeel [Ar] asks: “Has divorce become such an easy word?” Amira Al Hussaini translates 3abira's...

Russia: Prostitution To Be Legalised?

Ukraine: Protests Against Image as a “Brothel of Europe”

Haiti: Act 3, Scene 2

Thailand: Transvestite toilets

China: Naked Beach Proposal

Arabeyes: Head Over Heels for Muhannad

A strange phenomenon has gripped the Arab world and Arabs seem to agree on something. It is an infatuation with a Turkish soap opera, dubbed in Arabic, and its stunning...

Bahrain: A Woman in a Workplace

Egypt: A Man's Views on Sexual Harassment in Egypt

In a series of posts tackling sexual harassment in Egypt, Marwa Rakha sheds light on a male Egyptian blogger's interpretation of what is really happening on the ground. "The Sex...

Mourning a sexually harassed Egypt – Part 2

Reuters published survey on sexual harassment in Egypt is still stirring angry responses from Egyptian bloggers. Marwa Rakha sheds light on more reactions in this post.

Jordan: The Business of Marriage

Lebanon: Women's Rights

Trinidad & Tobago: Question Time

Aghanistan: Police Violence

Indonesia: Divorce cases increasing

India: Co-eds and Convents

Kosovo: Miss Kosovo at Miss Universe

Nigeria: Much ado about nudity

Nepal: Women and Democracy

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