New Internationalist

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Praying for a new dawn after Delhi rape

India is at a crossroads after a young woman’s brutal murder shook the world. Mari Marcel Thekaekara hopes for positive change.

Filed in: Human Rights India South Asia Violence Women

India's elites have a ferocious sense of entitlement

A revealing set of US studies has got Urvashi Butalia thinking about how the rich behave in Delhi.

Filed in: Equality India

Angry Santa interrupts AGM over Phulbari mine

Miriam Ross on the British company sparking protest from London to Bangladesh as 220,000 people face losing their homes.

Filed in: Bangladesh Energy Land United Kingdom

Best of the web: 2012’s most read

Just in case you missed them…legalizing drugs, vaginal whitening, Kony and Julian Assange: 2012’s Top 10 popular New Internationalist articles.

Filed in: Culture Drugs Health Human Rights India Norway Prisons Society United Kingdom United States Women

Another shocking rape attack in India

Mari Marcel Thekaekara calls for better policing after the recent attack on a young woman in Delhi.

Filed in: Corporations Feminism India Violence Women

Daring to tackle chauvinism

Despite the successes of campaigns like One Billion Rising, we can’t forget that sexism still rages, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Activism Human Rights India Women

The end for hands-on toilet cleaning in India?

Activists are hoping a 10,000-kilometre pilgrimage will help bring total eradication of ‘manual scavenging’ writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Activism Human Rights India

One billion rising against gender violence

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is heartened by a new campaign in South Asia.

Filed in: India Women

Jharkhand – an adivasi extravaganza

The diversity and cultural richness of India’s indigenous groups leaves Mari Marcel Thekaekara stunned after attending a Tribal Cultural Festival.

Filed in: Culture India Indigenous Peoples

When Luddites go digital

The current YouTube ban in Bangladesh is symptomatic of a government unwilling to embrace the 21st century, says Shahidul Alam.

Filed in: Bangladesh Technology

Do we get the governments we deserve?

Corruption and bad governance seem to be getting worse says Mari Marcel Thekaekara. Time to revive hope in democracy. 

Filed in: Democracy India Politics United States

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