Brought up in the UK and France, a graduate of Arabic and Law from the School of Oriental and African Studies, London.
Has lived and worked happily in Europe, Malaysia, Syria and Egypt.
Katharine has currently returned to study as a graduate medical student at University of Nottingham, UK.
She thinks that if we all knew a bit more about each other, we would treat each other better.
Katharine tweets rather sporadically here
Latest posts by Katharine Ganly from March, 2010
Liliane comments on The Adventures of Salwa a new comic-style campaign aimed at combating sexual harassment in Lebanon.
Earth Hour is an annual event celebrated on the last Saturday in March. Awareness of Earth Hour has been spreading throughout the world since its inception in Australia in 2007. In this post, Katharine Ganly takes a look at some of the initiatives celebrating Earth Hour in the Arab World.
Arabmania questions the popularity for skin whitening creams in the Arab world, and gets lots of comments here.
A Saudi man has been charged for morality crimes after a video appeared on YouTube where he is dressed in police uniform, dancing and flirting with the male cameraman. He has been sentenced to 1,000 lashes, a 5,000 rial ($1,333) fine and a year in prison. Katharine Ganly takes a look at some blogger reactions.