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· April, 2007

Stories about Women & Gender from April, 2007

17 April 2007

Ethiopia: March to protest violence against women.

Human Rights Video

A march was organized on April, 14th at Merkel square, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This march wanted to show that women were still at risk of random acts of violence and...

Japan: Adult Woman

16 April 2007

Aruba, Puerto Rico: Recognizing Gay Marriage

Syrian Blogsphere on Pelosi, Liz Cheyney, Parliamentary Elections, and Nargileh

In the last couple of weeks very important developments have taken place on the Syrian political arena. One was the controversial visit of the US speaker of parliament Nancy Pelosi...

Introducing the Qatari Blogosphere

“A little country with big heart” is how camper described the tiny (but rich) State of Qatar on its last independence day. While that's a nice quaint description, many in...

12 April 2007

Iran:Veil and punishment

India: Your Menstrual Cycle

Sudan: Khartoum Explosion, Death By Stoning, Tortured Journalist & Chinese “Musical” Diplomacy

Sudan has been witnessing interesting developments in the past few weeks. The most recent one is the Khartoum ammo truck explosion, which Mimz blogged about: A little over 24 hours...

Saudi Arabia: Meet the Abazons