The old no-blood scandal:
"An acquaintance of mine got married recently, one would assume that everything would be perfect. Yet a problem occurred on the night of the marriage. When the marriage got consummated a cultural/social/mental problem happened… the bride did not bleed."
"March 8. No it's not a "political Lebanese date", nor a date for a football game, nor my birthday...March 8 is International Women's day..."
"My post is dedicated to every women in the world, every women who worked hard to feed her family, raise her kids, open a business, achieve a diploma. I am proud of being a woman and i say it out loud." !
More women, still Valentines ....
"Scores of Iraqi women took to the streets in central Baghdad on Valentine's Day to protest government corruption and clamor for basic state services."
"The women carried placards showing a heart-shaped outline streaked with a black mourning stripe."
Scribbled in Arabic were their demands: - Read them in English here.
Still holding the spotlight to women and their achievements and plights this month.
The 54th annual World Press Photo Contest has selected Jodi Bieber's shot of a 'defaced' woman: "Her winning picture shows Bibi Aisha, an 18-year-old woman from Oruzgan province in Afghanistan, who fled back to her family home from her husband's house, complaining of violent treatment. "
Take a look...