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· April, 2009

Stories about Women & Gender from April, 2009

Hong Kong: SexyPhotoGate uploader sentenced

Israel: ‘Slumdog’ Star Films Movie About Palestinians and Israelis

Egypt: Plans for Sexual Harassment Film Unveiled

After the success of Egypt's Anti-Harassment Day, Egyptian blogger Asser Yasser invited women to share their personal experiences with this issue. Women and young women will be filmed going about...

Egypt: “Egyptians are not Arabs”

St. Lucia: The Heat is On

Lebanon: Billboard Marriage Proposal

Cuba: Strike of the Period?

World Book Day: Women's lives in the mirror of their men

Do women's lives paint themselves on- or against - the canvas "their" men provide them through the years ? A literary stroll gives us a bigger picture and takes us...

Cuba: Female Political Prisoner Released

Kuwait: Blackberry Lunches, Arab Sex Talk and Election Responsibility Plea

From the censorship of video games to discussions about Kuwait's upcoming parliamentary elections on May 16, the Kuwaiti blogosphere offers a mixed bag this week. Also in this post, by...

Bangladesh: Women Power

Trinidad & Tobago: Film on Calypso Rose

Saudi Arabia: Temporary Marriages or Prostitution?

Saudi Arabia: First Women-only Fashion Show Held

DoGooderTV: Voting Open for the NonProfit Video Awards

The voting period to select the winners of the DogooderTV 2009 Non Profit Video Awards ends this Saturday, April 25, so now is the perfect time to head over to...

Russia: Hyde Park; WinRAR; Hot Water; etc.

Czech Republic: “Kuličky”

Mexico: Theater Documentary Recounts Testimonies of Relatives of Women Killed

Saudi Arabia: Support for fatwa prohibiting “immoral” women's sports clubs

Jamaica: Perspective on Pirates

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