by Charlotte West, Sweden.se, Sweden -
by Charlotte West, Sweden.se, Sweden -
by Irena Maryniak, Eurozine -
by Bronwen Maddox, The Times, UK -
by Pearlie Joubert, Mail&Guardian Online, South Africa -
by Marina Kamenev, The Moscow Times, Russia -
Working on commercials may not be glamorous, but it's become the primary training ground for a new generation of Russian filmmakers.
by Li Xing, China Daily, China -
by Chrystia Freeland, Financial Times
Previous generations of female leaders have often kept their family lives in the background. Today they are positively flaunting their maternity.
by Ulrike Putz, Spiegel Online, Damascus, Syria -
An Emerging Iraqi Refugee Crisis
by Asya Umarova and Laura Aldamova, Caucasus Reporting Service, Grozny, Chechnya -
Chechens frustrated by Russian obstruction of a reform of Europe’s human rights court.
by Hiroko Nakata, The Japan Times, Japan -
by Nehemia Shtrasler, Haaretz, Israel -
by Semih Idiz, The Turkish Daily News, Turkey -
by Chidanand Rajghatta, The Times of India, India -
by Edith Fortunate, The Standard, Kenya -
Many pre-teens live a carefree life, not so the girls of Kibera who start giving birth at nine years of age.
by Marina Kozlova, Transision Online, Uzbekistan -
Niyazov's onetime hatchet man is now pledging to lighten up and open Turkmenistan to the world.
by Camilla Cavendish, The Times, UK - Don’t believe that airline propaganda
by Cindy Bevington, KPC News, USA
by Katrin Bennhold, International Herald Tribune, Paris, France
by Marina Ottaway, Foreign Policy, USA - The Middle East’s strongmen were under pressure to reform. Now, they rest easy.
by Eyglo S. Arnarsdottir, Iceland Review Online, Iceland
by Joyce Mulama, Inter Press Service News Agency, Johannesburg, South Africa
by Galina Stolyarova, Transitions Online, Moscow / St. Petersburg, Russia - The count of Russian journalists who die mysteriously keeps rising, but investigators never find the killers.
by Blaga Bangieva, News.bg, Bulgaria
by Juliet Lyon, The Guardian, UK - Damaged and vulnerable women continue to be imprisoned when an alternative already exists
by Natalya Krainova, The Moscow Times, Russia
by Pliny Han, China News, China
by Janet Zadok, Daily Trust, Nigeria
by Lebohang Nthongoa, Sowetan, South Africa
by Felly Kimenyi, The New Times Online, Rwanda
The following are excerpts from an interview with Egyptian women's rights activist Nawal Al-Sa'dawi, which aired on Al-Arabiya TV on March 3, 2007.
by Sibel Cingi, Turkish Daily News, Turkey
by Shelly Paz, The Jerusalem Post, Israel
by Indrani Bagchi, The Times of India, India
by Lin Li, China View, China
by Denyse Renne, Trinidad & Tibago Express, Trinidad and Tobago
by Amelia Gentleman, International Herald Tribune, New Dehli
by Anne E. Kornblut, The Washington Post, USA - Campaigns' Scrutiny Unusually Intense
by Lucia Kubosova, EU Observer
by Erin Wayman, ScienceNOW Daily News, USA
by Mirella Hodeib, The Daily Star, Lebanon
by TUNYA SUKPANICH, The Bankok Post, Thailand - Chantawipa Apisuk, founder of Empower Foundation, believes that equality is necessary for every group in society, and that the government must guarantee equal rights for every profession
by Sucheta Dalal, Indian Express, India
by Rashmee Roshan Lall, The Times of India, India
by Mu Xuequan, China View, China
by Samantha Maiden and Imre Salusinszky, The Australian, Australia
by Matilda Kirenga, Arusha Times, Tanzania
by Marina Kamenev, The Moscow Times, Russia - Russian and German museums set aside their differences to cooperate on an exhibition of "trophy art" taken from Berlin by the Red Army in 1945.
by Jenny Keown, New Zealand Herald, New Zealand
by Lyse Doucet, BBC, Afghanistan
by Mirjana Maleska, New Balkan Politics, Macedonia
by Isabel Chimangeni, The Times of Zambia, Zambia
by Fulya Özerkan, Turkish Daily News, Turkey
by Hiroko Ihara, Daily Yomiuri, Japan
by Jun Hongo, The Japan Times, Japan
by Wang yu, China Daily, China
by Sonia Faleiro, Tehelka, India - The rabid fringe should not get away with stifling freedom of expression