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· April, 2011

Stories about Women & Gender from April, 2011

15 April 2011

India: How Much Is A Housewife Worth?

Is Empowering Women Key to Eradicating Global Hunger?

As global food prices continue to remain high, with potential increases on the horizon because of soaring oil prices and supply concerns, experts says that there is one often-overlooked solution...

9 April 2011

Nicaragua: Experiences of Online Citizen Participation

The web in Nicaragua is increasingly active, with projects for social events or small businesses finding niche markets to serve online. In order to learn a little more about these...

Bhutan: A Young Actress For Organic Farming

6 April 2011

Bangladesh: A Video On Eve Teasing

Trinidad & Tobago: On Race

Egypt: Basboussa for President!

Former Egyptian television anchor and activist Bothaina Kamel announced on Twitter that she would be running for the Egyptian presidential elections. Here are reactions for and against her plans.

4 April 2011

South Korea: Women's Ministry Gaming Clampdown Backfires

The South Korean government's Ministry of Gender Equality and Family Affairs has come under fire for proposing a law clamping down on the online gaming industry. Net users and gaming...

3 April 2011

Puerto Rico: Controversial Decision on Domestic Violence

Puerto Rico's Supreme Court upheld a decision from a lower court that stated that a victim of domestic violence at the hands of her partner in an adulterous relationship was...