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· June, 2008

Stories about Women & Gender from June, 2008

Iran: Women activists are released

Walk like an Egyptian … Marry like an Egyptian

Why are Egyptian men so special? Why is marrying a foreigner shunned by society? And how difficult it is for an Egyptian woman married to a foreigner to obtain an...

Iran:Arrest of Eight Women’s Rights Activists

Jamaica: Living with HIV

Guyana: Love and Marriage

Kuwait: Female Ministers Must Cover Up!

Iraq: University Warning to Female Students

Saudi Arabia: The Hijab and France

France banned students in its schools from wearing any religious symbols and dress denoting religious affiliations - including the Islamic headscarf or the Hijab for women - in 2004. Saudi...

Bahamas: Scales of Justice

Colombia: The struggles of Barrancabermeja documentary

This nine part documentary created by Taline Haytayan of her experience as part of the Peace Brigades International organization in the strife ridden Barrancabermeja region of Colombia captured my attention...

Bangladesh: 12 years on

Bahamas: Policing Poetry

Nepal: Traditions and Girls

Bermuda: Women & Children First

Bulgaria: Women's Rights

Egypt: More Female Genital Mutilation Please

Bahrain: Bang!

Bahrain: Seven Day Weddings

Bahamas: Women's Rights

Muslim Couple in French Court

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