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International Women’s Day: women hold up half the sky

Iris Gonzales offers a lament for the state of women’s rights and a hope for a better future.…

  • Thu Mar 8 08:26:00 2012
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A bride burnt every hour: the horror of dowry deaths

So why aren’t Indians up in arms about it? Time to name and shame, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Tue Feb 7 04:14:00 2012
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Olympic sex-trafficking myth creates climate of fear

Fears of a flood of sex workers entering London are creating extreme unease despite little evidence to back this up, says Giedre Steikunaite.…

  • Wed Feb 1 04:27:00 2012
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Demanding democracy in Swaziland

Fed up with near-zero democracy and rampant corruption, thousands have taken to the streets of Swaziland this week to call for change, reports Nick Harvey.…

  • Wed Sep 7 10:19:00 2011
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Femicide: Guatemala’s growing epidemic

Guatemalan women experience one of the highest levels of violence in the world – and the crimes often go unpunished, reports Anna Bevan.…

  • Mon Aug 22 07:20:00 2011
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Define Feminism: a poem

Mari Marcel Thekaekara reflects on the contradictions of what feminism is to her and what it isn't.…

  • Mon Jun 20 09:38:00 2011
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All Egyptians are equal, but some are more equal than others

With attempts to mark International Women’s Day thwarted by angry men, Glen Johnson discovers that Egypt’s uprising has yet to improve the situation of its women.…

  • Wed Mar 9 08:39:00 2011
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The No-Nonsense Guide to Women's Rights

It is no longer acceptable to live in a world where young girls are taken out of school and forced into early marriage, where women’s employment opportunities are limited, and where the threat of gender-based violence is a daily reality — at home, in the street, at school and at work. -Michele Bachelet, Head of UN Women…

  • Mon Mar 7 07:48:00 2011
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A good news story for International Women’s Day

Sierra Leone’s longest-serving female death row prisoner is released after eight years.…

  • Mon Mar 7 07:11:00 2011
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My uncle, the tyrant

‘Uncle’ Saddam was a constant and sinister presence in Zainab Salbi’s childhood years…

  • Wed Mar 2 08:31:00 2011
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