Defying ban, Iranian women watch World Cup with men in public

Defying ban, Iranian women watch World Cup with men in public

Reza Sayah – CNN – Tuesday, 24 June 2014 Inside one Tehran coffee shop, a young, veiled Iranian woman held her fiance’s hand tightly as the seconds ticked down in Iran’s heart-stopping World Cup match against South American powerhouse Argentina. Throughout the rest of the cafe other women intermittently cheered, gasped, and shouted instructions at […]

Polygamous wives show fleeting liberation in Cameroon documentary

Polygamous wives show fleeting liberation in Cameroon documentary

Jack David Eller – WNN Reviews In a groundbreaking 2004 study of gender and culture, “Women of the Forest,” book authors Yolanda and Robert Murphy importantly and controversially argue that the apparent subjugation of women in Mundurucu society is not so much subjugation as separation; Women were not so much inferior to men as independent […]