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Is teaching English in poor countries a misguided form of philanthropy?

Such ‘aid’ will only ever lift a few out of poverty, argues Dan Falvey.

Filed in: Development Education NGOs Poverty

Forget population policies: give women choice and control

Lana Groves argues that the best way to reduce fertility rates is to improve women and girls’ schooling.

Filed in: Education Population Women

Colombia’s smiley face hides torture and repression

Those who trade with Colombia should look at the plight of its political prisoners, writes Hannah Matthews.

Filed in: Colombia Human Rights Prisons Trade

Unequal in worth, unequal in death

Samah Jabr considers the inconsistency of the preaching by Israel and its supporters regarding the value of human life.

Filed in: Human Rights Israel Palestine Violence

Women on the edge of time

Hannah Pool mediates an intergenerational conversation between India’s Kamla Bhasin and London’s Lilinaz Evans.

Filed in: Feminism

Can plastic surgery be liberating?

Feminist blogger Danielle Leigh and filmmaker and former model Susan Hess Logeais go head to head.

Filed in: Ageing Society Women

Is there a feminist spring?

Women’s rights has got its mojo back – and not a minute too soon. Hazel Healy takes stock of the challenges ahead.

Filed in: Feminism Society Women

Social change is written in the streets

Fifty years ago the Civil Rights Act was passed into law in the US. Movements not governments propel change, believes Mark Engler.

Filed in: Race United States

Cupcakes can fuck off

Our new columnist Kate Smurthwaite tires of weird infantilizing representations of women.

Filed in: Women

Corruption in high places: Britain’s involvement in the arms trade

Andrew Smith speaks to Nicholas Gilby, author, campaigner and winner of a landmark case against the British government. 

Filed in: Arms Corporations United Kingdom

What is your top feminist read?

Tell us which book inspires you the most.

Filed in: Feminism

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