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Disappearing girls

Female foeticide in many parts of Asia reflects the grim position of women, argues Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Mon Sep 5 05:58:00 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
  • Rank: 100

Palestinian newborns are dying at checkpoints

Israeli soldiers blocking women in labour from reaching medical care have caused deaths of at least 35 newborns and five mothers, says a new Lancet report.…

  • Wed Jul 13 12:21:00 2011
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‘The mountain that eats men alive’

Cerro Rico is famed for the harsh conditions faced by its miners…

  • Mon Jul 11 08:32:00 2011
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The Philippines: a global holdout in divorce

After Malta voted in favour of divorce legalization, the Philippines is now the only country in the world which still bans divorce…

  • Tue Jul 5 05:49:00 2011
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L'affaire DSK: An affair to remember

Whatever the ouctome, the rape case against former IMF boss Dominique Strauss Kahn has opened up debates about predatory males the world over, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Mon Jul 4 04:44:00 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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Of press freedom and sexual assault

Sexual violence against female journalists is less an attack against press freedom than it is a purely evil crime against women, writes Iris Gonzales.…

  • Fri Jun 17 05:46:00 2011
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Two gracious women I knew

Mourning the loss of her beloved Aunty, Mari Marcel Thekaekara reflects on artful manners that seem to be disappearing with the older generation.…

  • Mon Jun 13 11:00:00 2011
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Children for sale

Monday 13 June marked the International Day Against Child Labour, a day millions of the world's exploited and abused children have never even heard of…

  • Mon Jun 13 09:24:00 2011
  • Rank: 100

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