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· January, 2008

Stories about Women & Gender from January, 2008

24 January 2008

Colombia: Disparity Between the Number of Male and Female Bloggers

Touring Libyan Blogs: broken hearts country

If I were superstitious, I would have said that the evil eye has hit the Libyan bloggers. A month before Valentine's Day, a larger than usual number has caught the...

22 January 2008

Saudi Arabia: Women May be Allowed to Drive

Saudi Arabia: Women Allowed to Stay at Hotels

Morocco: Ashoura and Fashion

Morocco is celebrating Ashoura, the 10th day of the month of Moharram (which is the first month of the Hijra calendar year). In other news, dress was a prominent subject...

21 January 2008

Barbados: Time for change?

The 15 January general election in Barbados, which brought a new government to power, triggered a flood of commentary and analysis from the country's politically active bloggers.

Barbados: Cabinet Named

19 January 2008

Puerto Rico: Sexual Politics

"Hey mom what’s an abortion? Have you ever had one? Um yeah, and I thought of aborting you." Puerto Rican bloggers grapple with questions of feminism, reproductive rights, and gay...

Barbados: Boys’ Club?