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Women's Rights

We have 79 articles tagged Women's Rights. Showing pages 41 to 50.

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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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
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