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· February, 2008

Stories about Women & Gender from February, 2008

17 February 2008

Sudanese Blogosphere Reaches New Milestone

The Sudanese blogosphere is starting to build momentum. Blogs written in English are quite active now, showing the genuine, diverse and raw face of Sudan to the world. On the...

15 February 2008

Egypt: When Violence Against Women is Acceptable

Bahrain: Ouch!

Iran:Two women activists were arrested

Japan: Sex and Marriage

Soviet History: Ban on Marrying Foreigners

The ‘historical reality’ of homosexuality in Africa

In Madagascar, bloggers debate abortion and women's rights

With a Valentine's Day performance of the controversial Vagina Monologues and a human rights committee's decision to call for a review of Madagascar's abortion ban, gender issues are a hot...

Uzbekistan: Abnormal Cold, End of “Nirvana” and Genderwise Realpolitik

The abnormally low temperature that lasted in the region for a record-breaking long time seems to have its effect not only on Uzbek-Tajik relations but on the Uzbek blogosphere too...