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The girls are back in town

How South Korea sorted out its sex ratio.

Filed in: Korea, South, Society and Women

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'Wind turbine syndrome' can be prevented by the wonder drug called money

Farm hosts tell a very different story to wind farm naysayers, says Simon Chapman.

Filed in: Australia, Climate Change, Energy and Environment

Thanks to British banks, coal is king in Indonesian Borneo

Local villages are being evicted while the City of London and mining companies binge on fossil fuels. Alex Scrivener reports.

Filed in: Energy, Environment, Forests, Indonesia and Mining

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Asylum denied to teenager at risk of FGM

Why is Britain threatening to send a Nigerian girl back home to face female genital mutilation? asks Mischa Wilmers.

Filed in: England, Human Rights, Nigeria and Women

Girls not allowed

Vanessa Baird reports on the scandal of sex selection and what it is doing to women - and the world.

Filed in: China, India and Women

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‘To my dear mother’: living with dementia

Noreen Sadik bears witness to the terrible decline of a loved one with Alzheimer’s.

Filed in: Ageing and Mental Health

How Somalia's coastal communities called time on the pirates

Diaspora uncles and ‘fathers against pirates’ were as decisive as the frigates in ending the piracy scourge. Jamal Osman speaks to Hazel Healy.

Filed in: Society, Somalia and Trade

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Syrian child labourers exploited in Jordan and Lebanon

Thousands of refugee children are breaking off their education to work long hours in unsafe, poorly paid jobs reports Sophie Cousins.

Filed in: Web exclusives

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Seafarers in the firing line

Shipwrecks and piracy are just two in a long list of problems facing sailors in a cut-throat shipping industry, reports Olivia Swift.

Filed in: Globalization, Trade and Transport

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Zero-hour contracts shame British universities

Short term targets are being pursued by senior managers leaving staff insecure and overworked, says Roger Seifert.

Filed in: Economics, England, Scotland, Wales and Work

Waiting at the checkpoint

Hours of queuing is the lot of Palestinian workers travelling to their jobs on the other side of Israel’s separation wall, Ella David explains.

Filed in: Israel and Palestine

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