New Internationalist

South Asia

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Angry Pakistanis take to the streets amid vote-rigging claims

But Syed Hamad Ali wonders whether they are ready to call their leaders to account.

Filed in: Democracy Pakistan

Dispatches from disadvantage: Indian women living on the margins speak up

On our Radar collects experiences from women who would not normally find a voice in the media.

Filed in: Disability India Women

Kashmir-Palestine: the bond of solidarity

Resistance makes borders porous and is a source of paranoia for aligned oppressive states, writes Uzma Falak.

Filed in: Kashmir Palestine

Should we ‘Bobbitize’ the rapists?

Her gut response to one girl’s stand against an attacker makes Mari Marcel Thekaekara question her nonviolent principles.

Filed in: India Non-Violence Society Violence Women

New times, new battles in India and beyond

Every generation responds differently to the crises and issues they face, reflects Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Activism India Politics Youth

Pakistani asylum-seekers in Sri Lanka face deportation

Lasanda Kurukulasuriya reports on the plight of refugees facing a dangerous return home.

Filed in: Pakistan Refugees Sri Lanka

The secret war on Asia’s workers

When everything is a commodity, labour rights count little, says Josiah Mortimer.

Filed in: Human Rights South Asia Work

India’s Muslim women say ‘no second wife!’

But not everyone is willing to rock the boat in the fight against polygamy, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India Religion Society Women

Fighting sexism – 30 years on

Once a flight attendant, now an activist-writer, Mari Marcel Thekaekara reflects on feminist tactics.

Filed in: India Women

Glad to be adivasi!

Is indigenous culture doomed? No way, say Tamil Nadu’s adivasi kids. Mari Marcel Thekaekara reports.

Filed in: Culture India

The brave and the blameless: women survivors of war-time rape

A global summit to end sexual violence in conflict takes place this week. Subi Shah reports.

Filed in: Bangladesh Bosnia-Herzegovina Conflict Serbia and Montenegro Women

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