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· April, 2010

Stories about Women & Gender from April, 2010

Nigeria: Forced marriages and the age of consent

Trinidad & Tobago: Bedtime Stories

Martinique, Guadeloupe: Celebrating two great women

Brunei Foodies Go Pink 2010

Brunei Foodies Go Pink 2010 is a charity recipe book project of Brunei bloggers for 2010. Bloggers and foodies alike have agreed to raise funds and create awareness about breast...

China: How Sister Feng became famous

“Boobquake” to challenge claims of Iranian cleric

A Purdue University student in the United States is asking women around the world to show a little cleavage or a little leg on Monday as a humorous test to...

Caucasus: Social Innovation Camp

Although Internet penetration remains low in the South Caucasus, all indications are that new and social media has an increasingly important role to play in the area of democratization and...

GITChina

China: Verdict announced in Fujian Three netizen trial

The three netizens in Fujian province arrested last summer for their role in seeking the truth behind the death of Yan Xiaoling were given sentences on Friday ranging from 1-2...

Lebanon: Combating Domestic Violence

Lebanon: Virginity and Hypocrisy

Sudan: Women's Votes

Guyana: Write Good

USA: Lesbian Student Sent to “Fake Prom” in Mississippi

An 18-year old girl in Mississippi was barred from attending her high school prom in April because she planned to bring a female date and wear a tuxedo. Gay rights...

Haiti: Controversial Statistics

Cuba: Groundbreaker

India: ‘The First Cry’ Blog Contest

Trinidad & Tobago: LGBT Rights

Lebanon: A Bold Move

Bangladesh: Women Must Not Be Forced To Wear Veils

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