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· July, 2007

Stories about Women & Gender from July, 2007

20 July 2007

South Africa: nothing fancy about Ubuntu

Sri Lanka: Arranged Marriages

Iran: Man is stoned after 11 years in prison

Jafar Kiani was stoned to death in Takestan in the province of Qazvin on 5 July, after serving an 11-year prison term. His crime was adultery. His partner, Mokarameh Ebrahimi,...

Touring Libyan blogs: women at the realm, promoting blogging, missed calls and other annoyances

Libyan women are a cut above, with the top 43 graduates from high school being girls. However, some bloggers argue that their place is still in the home. In other...

19 July 2007

Arabeyes: Saudi Women Fight for Men's Rights

Saudi women are grabbing the headlines once again - this time with a protest to demand the freedom of their husbands and kin arrested under 'terrorism' charges, in the conservative...

13 July 2007

Hindi Blogosphere: A brouhaha, customer service and blogger meets!

So it's after about one and a half month that we are looking at what has been going on in Hindi blogosphere. The dust had barely settled down when it...

Africa: women's rights in Africa