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· February, 2007

Stories about Women & Gender from February, 2007

16 February 2007

Russia: Women

Ukraine: Corruption

Ukrainian journalist Yuri Zushchik spent this Valentine's Day in the company of his wife and her close friend, Sveta, who is dating a “mid-level employee” of the National Bank of...

China: Sexologist shuts up

Renowned Chinese sociologist Li Yinhe announced last week that she had been told in no uncertain terms, by people whose identity she declined to identify, to shut up. A longtime...

Bahrain: Qaradawi's Advice to Women.

Japan: cross dressing

14 February 2007

South Korea: artificial beauty

China and Hong Kong: Ai Xiao-ming

Valentine Special: Is Love in the Air in the Middle East?

If a picture says a thousand words, this is the image Cece, who is based between Bahrain and Kuwait, has posted to sum up how she feels about Valentine's Day....

Saudi Arabia: Muslim Swimsuit?

Caught On Camera: Human Rights Video on GV

Human Rights Video

It has been a bumper few weeks on GV for human rights video, so let's get straight into it… Bandh of brothers… [via Neha] This footage, filmed by Dinesh Wagle,...