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We have 76 articles tagged Women's Rights. Showing pages 41 to 50.

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
  • Rank: 100

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
  • Rank: 100

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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Marginally speaking

Our new blogger Mari Marcel Thekaekara, based in India, considers stories that never hit the headlines…

  • Tue Jan 25 04:55:00 2011
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Time will tell

Dawn Starin hopes that one day the women of the Gambia will escape the horror of female genital mutilation.…

  • Thu Oct 21 09:34:00 2010
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Guilty secrets

In strictly segregated Yemeni society, child sexual abuse is kept well-hidden…

  • Fri Oct 15 07:03:00 2010
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Nigeria @ 50: What about the women?

As the African nation celebrates its half-century of independence, Sokari Ekine looks at Nigerian ‘women of action’ from the 1920s to the present day.…

  • Thu Sep 23 09:52:00 2010
  • Rank: 100

'Equal rights is not a reality'

Sian Griffiths talks to Sima Samar, once Afghanistan’s most powerful female politician and now a fervent women’s rights campaigner.…

  • Wed Aug 11 11:20:00 2010
  • Rank: 100

End gender violence!

Human rights organizations call for firmer action by the Argentinean government.…

  • Thu Jun 24 08:59:03 2010
  • Rank: 100

Durga Sob: Nepal’s trailblazing Dalit feminist

*Durga Sob*, founder of the Feminist Dalit Organization, is fighting discrimination in Nepal.…

  • Sat May 1 13:04:00 2010
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