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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

Morocco’s caravan of hope and the struggle to end child marriage

Georgia Hanias looks at one successful initiative.

Filed in: Children Equality Morocco Society Women

Unions celebrate victory as up to a million workers strike in Britain

Natasha Turner reports on the ‘biggest public-sector walkout since 1926’. 

Filed in: Trade Unions United Kingdom Work

TTIP is an affront to democracy

Miriam Ross on why Brits should join the protests against a dangerous EU-US trade deal on Saturday.

Filed in: Corporations Trade

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

Australia’s government is gutting progressive legislation

Adam Long despairs at the increasingly extremist bent of the Tony Abbott administration and its open disdain for equality.

Filed in: Australia Minorities

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

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