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We have 64 articles tagged Women's Rights. Showing pages 1 to 10.

14 February: a day to celebrate!

No, not Valentine’s; Mari Marcel Thekaekara is much more interested in the One Billion Rising for women’s rights.…

  • Fri Feb 14 05:34:00 2014
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Shut up, stay put – and have nice babies

Spain’s new abortion law is just one more example of the government’s patriarchal, patronizing and hypocritical attitude, says Marian Womack.…

  • Fri Jan 10 09:06:00 2014
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Cellphone justice for sterilized women

Survivors of forced sterilization in Peru are using mobile phones to speak out.…

  • Sun Dec 1 04:56:00 2013
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Sex, lies and complicity in India

Rita Banerji on girl-hating sex selection, rape and the chances of a ‘true feminist revolution for India’.…

  • Wed Jan 8 07:49:00 2014
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Female Genital Mutilation behind the headlines

Samora Asere interviews AnnaMaria Lepedo Chumakan, a Samburu woman in North-central Kenya about the practice of FGM in her community…

  • Fri Nov 29 13:18:00 2013
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A prisoner in the house

For hundreds of South Asian women each year, an arranged marriage in Britain leads not to love but to slavery…

  • Fri Nov 1 09:00:00 2013
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Lebanon’s legal blind spot

Domestic violence is still not a crime in this supposedly progressive state, as Harriet Fitch Little explains.…

  • Fri Aug 16 03:33:00 2013
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Philippine ‘comfort women’ still waiting for justice

Osaka mayor’s words anger women raped by Japanese soldiers during the Second World War, as Iris Gonzales explains.…

  • Fri Jun 21 03:29:00 2013
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Cameroon's women call time on breast ironing

Amy Hall reports on a little-known tradition with devastating impacts on girls in African communities.…

  • Wed May 1 05:52:00 2013
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Angela Davis: making waves since 1961

Once on the FBI's 'most wanted' list, the civil rights activist has no intention of slowing down…

  • Fri Mar 1 10:37:00 2013
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