Arab Activists Gather For First-Ever Conference On Sexual Harassment

The verdict: sexual harassment in the streets, schools and workplace is underreported, and ignored by legislation and authorities. Experts at the conference attribute some of the harassment to "vengeance, from men blaming women for denied work opportunities." [AP] » 12/15/09 5:30pm 12/15/09 5:30pm

You've Been Poked: Facebook As Freedom Fighter

It's a far cry from Scrabulous: according to a nifty piece in the upcoming New York Times Magazine, for young Egyptians, Facebook is an agent of political change. » 1/23/09 12:00pm 1/23/09 12:00pm

Skin-Lightening Creams Popular In Arab World • 14-Year-Old FLDS Leader…

Skin-lightening creams - already popular in East and South Asia - are finding a market in the Arab world » 8/20/08 5:30pm 8/20/08 5:30pm, where the commercials claim that darker skin is a hindrance any every aspect of a woman's life. • A new study from UC Davis claims that biracial Asian-Americans are to be diagnosed with psychological disorders as…