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Can you afford to fall in love with a migrant?

Britain’s immigration rules deprive couples of their right to family life, says Clare Sambrook.

Filed in: Migration United Kingdom

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

Fancy nosh and raising dosh

Josh Barrie takes a light-hearted look at the link between food and fundraising.

Filed in: Food Society

Only school dinners for Spain’s poorest children

The country now has the dubious distinction of having the second-highest child poverty rate in Europe, says Marian Womack.

Filed in: Spain Youth

Sign language is our rightful mother tongue

Jill Jones explains why signing is particularly vulnerable to dying out – and why this basic human right must be protected.

Filed in: Disability Human Rights Language Language Minorities

‘Either I go home – or I go in a plastic bag’

Repressive tactics by the Israeli Prison Service are increasing as Palestinian political prisoners mark day 45 of their hunger strike.

Filed in: Human Rights Israel Palestine Prisons

No candle-lit vigils for raped and murdered girls

Mari Marcel Thekaekera blames caste prejudice for a lack of outrage in India.

Filed in: India Women

Reaching out: the spread of crowdfunding to the developing world

Can poorer countries also benefit from this democratic form of raising money? asks Nicola Bauman.

Filed in: Society Technology

Sudan’s commitment to freedom is a joke

Human rights abuses, such as the case of Meriam Ibrahim, keep piling up, says Nahla Mahmoud.

Filed in: Human Rights Law Religion Sudan

Languages - THE FACTS

A graphic guide to the world’s many tongues.

Filed in: Language Language

Talking about a revolution

Jo Lateu explains why the world’s minority languages matter for all of us - and why we should be fighting for their survival.

Filed in: Culture Language Language Politics

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