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A win for women in the Church of England

At the General Synod, Joe Ware witnessed tweeting bishops, snoozing vicars – and a historic decision.

Filed in: England Religion Women

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

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

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

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

Cupcakes can fuck off

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

Filed in: 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

Netty Musanhu: taking on gender-based violence in Zimbabwe

The director of women’s rights organization Musasa talks to Lydia James about laws, community action and political unrest.

Filed in: Women Zimbabwe

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

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

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