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· March, 2009

Stories about Education from March, 2009

19 March 2009

India: The Menace of Ragging

18 March 2009

Japan: The work of art in the age of digital reproduction

A cross-generational debate over the value of art, and culture in general, has arisen among users of the social bookmarking service Hatena. The debate, originated by an anonymous entry titled:...

17 March 2009

China:Parliament ridiculed for its fancy proposals

The Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, the nation's parliament of more than 2,000 delegates, ended in Beijing on 12, March, with pledges to help maintain steady and relatively speedy economic...

China: Student Forced to Quit School Due to Blogging?

Latvia: Crisis and Hot Water

16 March 2009

Antigua & Barbuda: Election Lessons

Trinidad & Tobago: Lack of Clear Vision

Armenia: International Women's Day action sparks virginity debate

Although couples now marry at a later age than before, some traditions have been slow to change in Christian Armenia. One custom, for example, expects women -- but not men...

15 March 2009

Iran: In Defence of the Bahá'í Minority

The Bahá'í minority in Iran has long been under pressure, and it seems the situation has become worse. Iranian authorities recently accused seven leaders of the Bahá'í faith of espionage....

11 March 2009

International Women's Day in Tunisian Blogs

Tunisia celebrates its National Day for Women on August 13. Calls are now being echoed in the blogosphere to join international women in their celebration and mark the day with...

8 March 2009

Brazil: Introducing the Web, a “Digital Baptism”

A "Digital Baptism" workshop brought digital inclusion to Belo Horizonte, the capital of the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais this Saturday, introducing the basics of using a computer to those...