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· February, 2009

Stories about Women & Gender from February, 2009

26 February 2009

Jamaica, Guyana: Action or Reaction?

Criminal Minds: The Egyptian Sexual Offender's Profile

Will Facebook groups, anti-harassment T-shirts, posts, articles, bloggers, and activists put an end to sexual harassment in Egypt? Wandering Scarab does not think so!

UAE: A great shame

23 February 2009

Afghanistan: Prison, Poverty and Politics

While the Obama administration has announced that an additional 17,000 troops will be sent to Afghanistan to confront the rising insurgency, Afghan bloggers keep talking about the daily challenges facing...

To females traveling to Egypt … or to the US

Morocco: On Sex

Saudi Arabia: Thoughts on the Cabinet Reshuffle

19 February 2009

Brunei: Global Expeditions

Like other citizens around the globe, Brunei is never short of people willing to take the challenge to put the country on the world map. Two sets of expeditions are...

Pakistan: The Taliban Truce Deal

There is a civil war going on in Swat valley in the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan for more than half a year between the Pakistani army and the pro-Taliban...

18 February 2009

Palestine: Appointment of Female Islamic Judges Ratified

Japan: Transgender Man to Receive Compensation As a Male. Surprised?

The Okayama District Court has ruled that calculations of estimated lost earnings for a transgender man suffering severe aftereffects from a traffic accident be based on average wages for an...

Yemen: Marriage Age Increased

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