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Ayesha Saldanha · September, 2009

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Latest posts by Ayesha Saldanha from September, 2009

26 September 2009

Saudi Arabia: KAUST To Inspire Scientific Achievement – And More?

On September 23 the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology was inaugurated. It is a graduate-level research university, and the first coeducational university in the country. In this post...

16 September 2009

Lebanon: “We’re Here, We’re Queer, We’re Online”

Conversations for a Better World

Bekhsoos is a newly relaunched online magazine "covering topics related to (homo)sexuality in the Arab world". It was founded by the Lebanese group Meem, a support community for lesbians, bisexuals,...

10 September 2009

Indian Bloggers Confront Street Harassment

Conversations for a Better World

“Eve-teasing” is a term that is used in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh for sexual harassment or molestation in the street. The Blank Noise Project, which was started by an art...

Palestine: The Experience Of Ramadan In Gaza

Bloggers in Gaza write about how people are managing this Ramadan, and describe how traditions are being kept alive.

Israel: An Open Letter To Jane Fonda