Stories about Women & Gender from April, 2014
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...
A recent spate of acid attacks against women in Colombia provokes feelings of sadness and hopelessness among its citizens.
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.
In this funny video, the mother in a viral video reacts differently to her daughter's boyfriend depending on where he says he lives.
Local humanitarian initiatives from Macedonia are successfully using social media to solicit donations for the country's most vulnerable.
With the world's largest elections underway in India, take a look at the women making a name for themselves in the political arena.
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'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.