Hello from Newshour. Iran is holding parliamentary elections next week, and on Saturday 8th March at 1230 GMT we’re going to be taking a look at what this means for the country’s populist president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
Archive for March 7th, 2008
We’ve just spoken to Semma in Ramallah in the West Bank and Dani in Jaffa in Israel. They’ll be posting here later with their thoughts on their conversation, and you’re welcome to post yours. Continue reading ‘Talking to Dani and Semma’
Yes, says the Norwegian government which has a law insisting that 40 per cent of company directors must be female. And this is isn’t just about equality – it argues that the economy will benefit as well.
You could argue that all times are tough times in Iraq, but the past week has been particularly cruel to WHYS regular Lubna. She’s emailed us with news of the death of another friend. Earlier this week she was almost the victim, when she narrowly missed a roadside bomb. Here’s her email.
The furore over a video showing the racist treatment of black university campus workers in South Africa refuses to die down.
Hi. I’m Joanna in Ohio. I listen to WHYS regularly and heard last week’s show about the reality of motherhood. I’d like to ask you about another issue that affects many women. It’s called the Menopause, meaning the pause or end of the menses. But to me that’s neither where it ends nor begins.