Iranian Women’s Magazine Zanan Makes Comeback

It’s re-launching May 29 in Iran. After being shut down by hardliners in 2008 the revival of this 16-year-old feminist publication is an event to celebrate as a defining moment for the resurgence of women’s rights in the post-Ahmadinejad era.

Jordan Activists Profile ‘Honor’ Killing Victims

In Jordan, critics are finding shortfalls in the local press coverage of a March “honor” killing. To fill the void in reporting, one advocacy group, No Honor in Crime, publishes profiles of the victims to humanize them in ways local press reports do not.