Stories about Women & Gender from June, 2014
While some deny that her sexual orientation is relevant, others insist that it plays a fundamental role in what she can bring to the table.
Khabar Lahariya is an award-winning rural weekly newspaper published in local languages and run by 40 women. We spoke with editorial coordinator Poorvi Bhargava to find out more.
If Kinsey’s Big Data could show the reality of human sexual behavior, what might the total disintegration of online privacy reveal about all kinds of political behavior?
"A society that undervalues half its population is bound to underachieve."
The dismissal of Professor Brendan Bain from his post as head of the Caribbean HIV/AIDS Regional Training Network is still fueling the debate about gay rights in Jamaica.
An entertainment group staged a rape in India to see how passersby would react. Their hidden camera captured many ignoring the woman's screams and doing nothing.
Nkandu Luo made the slip-up at a solidarity march for the close to 300 girls abducted by the militant Islamist group in Nigeria.
Front National has a hardline position on immigration, but people of non-French origin did vote for the party. Some said they were concerned about the country's declining economy.
Nigeria Mourns ‘Fearless’ Woman Who Took on Counterfeit Drug Lords and Survived Two Assassination Attempts
Dora Akunyili, the former director general of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, wasn't afraid to fight to improve the country that she loved so dear.
Bermuda marks National Heroes Day on June 16, but in the absence of an honoree for this year's celebration, bloggers discuss how the observance of the holiday could be improved.
This Colombian Campaign Took Reggaeton Lyrics and Turned Them Into Shocking Images of Women Being Abused
Do Reggaeton lyrics objectify women? The campaign Usa la razón [Use Your Head] is asking women Reggaeton fans to be aware of the sexist nature of this music genre.
Eight months after the Caribbean Court of Justice ruled in her favour, Shanique Myrie, who was strip-searched and denied entry to Barbados, still has not received her award.
A small group of women in Kerala decided to conduct a unique protest to draw attention to the recent case of the teenage lower caste girls in Uttar Pradesh, India