New Internationalist

South Asia

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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’.

Filed in: Children India Society Women

Crude triumphalism in Sri Lanka

On the eve of the Commonwealth summit in Colombo, Lewis Garland reports on the insidious disempowerment of the country’s Tamil community.

Filed in: Minorities Politics Sri Lanka

Elephants in conflict with nearby communities face a cruel future

Wild animals are tamed for a variety of purposes. But what happens when they no longer serve that purpose? asks Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Animals India

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. Samira Shackle reports.

Filed in: England India Pakistan Religion Society Women

Human rights hang in the balance in Pakistan

Malala’s struggle is one of many in a country severely affected by violence, writes Sana Hashmi.

Filed in: Human Rights Pakistan

What exactly are drone strikes trying to achieve?

US politicians who order strikes in Pakistan are adding to terror, not fighting against it, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Pakistan

Why the problem of Bangladesh isn't solved yet

The people who make our clothes are economic prisoners, says Anna McMullen of Labour Behind the Label.

Filed in: Bangladesh Economics Poverty Work

Ancient knowledge could overhaul India’s health system

Mari Marcel Thekaekara argues that we can all improve our wellbeing through traditional medicine and by slowing down.

Filed in: India

The world is looking at caste discrimination, finally

The recent EU vote gives hope that the human rights of Dalit groups will no longer be ignored, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India Poverty

Girls not allowed

Vanessa Baird reports on the scandal of sex selection and what it is doing to women - and the world.

Filed in: China India Women

Oxford and Cambridge sue in copyright controversy

Why are two of the world’s best universities thwarting poor Indians’ chance of an education? wonders Deepa Gupta.

Filed in: Education England India Law

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