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· April, 2014

Stories about Women & Gender from April, 2014

Trinidad & Tobago: The Implications of Style

Puerto Rican feminist organization Taller Salud Celebrates 35 years

Fighting “Breast Ironing” in Cameroon

Reconstruction of Historical Memory: Voice of Mass Sterilizations Victims in Peru

Activists Battle Religion, Tradition in Gambia's Female Genital Mutilation Fight

Aja Babung Sidibeh followed cultural tradition and became a female genital mutilation (FGM) practitioner after the death of her parents years ago in her native Janjangbureh in the Central River Region...

Sexy Monday: Between Sexual Expression and Censorship

Menstruation Is Not a Shameful Secret. Let's Talk Periods.

Fighting Rising Acid Attacks Against Women in Colombia

A recent spate of acid attacks against women in Colombia provokes feelings of sadness and hopelessness among its citizens.

Video of Mother Hitting Daughter With Belt Goes Viral in Trinidad & Tobago

A video depicting a mother's punitive idea of discipline has gone viral in Trinidad and Tobago, after it was posted on Facebook to supposedly teach the child a lesson.

Who Benefits from Trafficking Women from Madagascar to the Middle East?

VIDEO: Judging Boyfriends by Their Housing in Hong Kong

In this funny video, the mother in a viral video reacts differently to her daughter's boyfriend depending on where he says he lives.

Indians in the Caribbean

The State Of Women In The Present Indian Society

Trinidad & Tobago: Lessons from a Health Scare

Macedonians Promote Donations for Less Fortunate on Social Media

Local humanitarian initiatives from Macedonia are successfully using social media to solicit donations for the country's most vulnerable.

Meet India's Most Powerful Women Politicians

With the world's largest elections underway in India, take a look at the women making a name for themselves in the political arena.

“It's a Girl”: Campaign Against infanticide Feminicide in India and China

Ministers’ Firing Sparks Debate about Women, Race & Politics in Trinidad & Tobago

Caste, misogyny and race are hot topics of discussion in the Trinidad and Tobago blogosphere, following the recent dismissal of two Ministers of Parliament.

South Korea Launches Probe of Violence and Rape Culture in Sports World

South Korea's women's national curling team coach was fired for sexual, verbal and financial abuse of team members, the latest case in a string of disturbing abuse allegations in sports.

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