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Latest stories about Women & Gender
10 March 2014
Nordic countries are among those with the highest survey rates of violence against women: Denmark (52%), Finland (47%) and Sweden (46%).
Fathers are still routinely denied the right to witness the birth of their children in Trinidad and Tobago and many other Caribbean territories.
8 March 2014
On this year's International Women's Day on March 8, some fans of Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi, who has four girls, are praying that he have a son.
In 2010, urban Chinese women earned 67 percent of what their male peers earned, and rural women earned 56 percent.
7 March 2014
Artists and web users share photos and illustrations to criticize catcalling and demand respect for women.
5 March 2014
Oinikhol Bobonazarova of Tajikistan wins the International Women of Courage Award.
4 March 2014
A group of young Nepali women are creating history in mountaineering. Their mission, to climb the highest peak in each of the seven continents. Five completed, two to go.
28 February 2014
Lebanese blogger Mario Macaron sent an open letter addressed to Lebanon's First Lady, Wafaa Sleiman, on the issue of Women's Rights - and got a response, reports Joey Ayoub
26 February 2014
Mozambican activist Ludmila Maguni talks about the impact that social networks are having on Mozambican society hoping that the Internet in her country becomes more of a bridge between citizens...
24 February 2014
The Spanish-speaking world celebrates the 100th anniversary of the birth of Puerto Rican poet Julia de Burgos.