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· May, 2014

Stories about Women & Gender from May, 2014

An Experience with Ciberbullying

Rwanda: The Good, the Bad and the Hopeful

Although Rwanda has made great strides in recovering from the 1994 genocide, advocacy groups continue to report human rights violations.

Balochistan Marches for School Safety as Panjgur Braves Boko Haram-type Threats

Thousands marched chanting “we want education, education is our basic right, save education," after threats from militants forced dozens of private schools in the town Panjgur to close.

Reading “I am Malala”

Cuba: The Joys of Getting Older

Iranian Women Defiantly Remove the Veil

Women activists Iran all over are defiantly removing their veil to protest governmental discrimination against women. See how they break the law and flout their photographs online.

Sexism in Advertising

Stealthily but Publicly, Iranian Women Remove Their Veils Online

Forced for decades to wear headscarves or face arrest, thousands of Iranian women are now sharing photos of themselves unveiled as an act of protest.

When I Showed Jill Abramson and Dean Baquet Around Karachi

Back in 2011, before Jill Abramson and Dean Baquet assumed their new leadership roles at the New York Times, they visited Karachi.

Meet Khadija, a Motorcycle Repairwoman Breaking Boundaries in Bangladesh

Women Bloggers and Mother's Day

Myths about Gender and Roles

Women and the Exercise of Political Power

Jamaica: Where the Hashtag Stops

Mother's Day According to Mexican Government

Blogger Reflections: What Does a Woman Want?

Is Breastfeeding in Public indecent?

China: Desperate Woman

Reflections on Mother's Day

Mothering Tech Savvy Children

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