New Internationalist

South Asia

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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

Theatre of deceit in Kashmir

Students discover that their university is a political stage, reports Uzma Falak.

Filed in: Education India Kashmir Pakistan Politics

The problem of rape is getting worse

More young women in India need to engage in the fight against violence and sexual assault, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara – whatever their class.

Filed in: Human Rights India Women

Malala Yousafzai is another innocent target

Syed Hamad Ali says the 14-year-old campaigner shot in Pakistan is among hundreds of civilian victims.

Filed in: Pakistan Terrorism

Pharma vs India: a case of life or death for the world’s poor

Legal outcomes could ‘open the floodgates’ for companies to challenge generic drug production, keeping prices high, explains Nick Harvey.

Filed in: Health India Law Medicine

Forward, the Fair Trade brigade!

Now let’s have market dignity and justice…Mari Marcel Thekaekara feels a surge of fresh hope for Fair Trade.

Filed in: Fair Trade India Trade

Land rights victory for Indian marchers

March of landless people called off after government agrees to demands. Johanna Rogers reports.

Filed in: Human Rights India Land

Suicide – the only way out of debt?

Leah Borromeo reports on the tragic plight of India’s cotton farmers.

Filed in: Agriculture India Trade

Sorry is the hardest word

Mari Marcel Thekaekara contemplates the importance of forgiveness in healing relationships before it’s too late.

Filed in: India Society

When did rape cease being news?

It’s India’s fastest-growing crime, yet is often ignored, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Crime India Women

The dos and don’ts of cross-border feminism

Amy Hall reports from the UK Feminista Summer School, which set out to show that women need to be more than statistics to each other.

Filed in: Activism Bangladesh Feminism United Kingdom

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