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· June, 2009

Stories about Women & Gender from June, 2009

5 June 2009

Jamaica: High Teen Pregnancy and Sexual Violence Rates

Adolescent pregnancy continues to be a major health problem in Jamaica, with 35 percent of Jamaican women having their first pregnancy by age 19. Most of these pregnancies are not...

Japan: Female Internet user

Singapore: Sex trafficking on the rise

2 June 2009

Puerto Rico, USA: Reactions to Sotomayor's Nomination

The nomination of Sonia Sotomayor for the Supreme Court of the United States has brought mixed reactions from diverse sectors. Being of Puerto Rican descent, blogger reactions from the island...