Stories about Bhutan from July, 2010
Bhutan: Equality For Women
Cho at Writers Association Of Bhutan Blog advocates for equality for women in Bhutanese societies and comments: “sad to say but sexism in Bhutan starts from homes and parents yell at their daughters for not cooking a delicious meal till she finally perfects it.”
Bhutan: Gay And Lesbian Pride
Sonam Ongmo writes about the Bhutanese society which is very accommodating and open to many things like Gay, Lesbian and Transgenders issues.
Bhutan: An Interview With Jamie Zeppa
Bhutan Canada publishes an interview with Jamie Zeppa, who wrote a memoir of her teaching years in Bhutan and her self-discovery in a foreign land.
Bhutan: Archery In Question
When a Bhutanese parliamentarian was struck by an arrow recently, an intense debate ensued on the need to regulate archery, the national sport of Bhutan. Dorji Wangchuk opines that “archery is not just a sport, it is a great socializing exercise.”