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· June, 2007

Stories about Women & Gender from June, 2007

India: The veil and the Mughals

Pakistan: Meeting women

Nigeria: discussing Nigeria-Italy sex trafficking

Egypt: Fond Memories

Turkey is Typing…Sex Matters

The equality of the sexes has been a topic on the fingertips of Turkish bloggers as of late. Even with reforms to the penal code about a woman's right to...

Guyana: Sex on Demand?

Kuwait: Dream Lunch

China: Chen Guangcheng beaten, on hunger strike

It's Dragon Boat time, nearly a year to the day since blind reproductive rights advocate Chen Guangcheng was taken in by police, and civil rights blogger Hu Jia makes his...

Gay Pride in Brazil: 3.5 Million March and Government Sponsorship in São Paulo

There are controversies about the exact numbers — estimates range from 3 to 4 million people — but São Paulo's Gay Parade last week probably set a record as the...

Kuwait: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

This week's Kuwaiti blog posts swing from good to bad .. sometimes just plain ugly, writes Abdullatif AlOmar. In good news, read how Filipinos in the Emirate celebrated their country's...

Khatami in Trouble

Iran: Ortega in Tehran and Temporary Marriage Promoted

A few days ago, Daniel Ortega, the President of Nicaragua, went on a two day trip to Tehran to meet with Iranian leaders. According to media reports, Ortega said his...

Serbia: “The Hidden Fascism”

Inspired by the legacy of an African-American activist Audrey Lorde, a Serbian blogger condemns her compatriots' tendency to keep silent about crimes taking place in their own backyard. Sinisa Boljanovic...

Nepal: Trafficking and commitment

Bahamas: Where are we Going?

India: The Shah Bano legacy

Nepal: Women and the State

Iraq: Battered Women

China: The waltz arrives in Beijing schools

Saudi Arabia: Dotsson's Rant

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