New Internationalist

Women

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Too many children, too few choices

Victoria Wormersley highlights Ugandan women’s lack of control over their reproductive lives.

Filed in: Health Reproductive Rights Uganda Women

PHOTO ESSAY: India’s city of widows

David Shaw captures the haunted existence of the country’s unwanted women.

Filed in: India Women

‘A peaceful, constructive riot’: how prison theatre is changing policy in Lebanon

Janey Stephenson meets those at centre stage of an artistic revolution.

Filed in: Crime Law Lebanon Prisons Social Change Women

Why Angelique Kidjo can't abide world music

Louise Gray speaks to the Grammy award-winning singer from Benin who refuses to be ‘put into a little box.’

Filed in: Africa Women

Will new global targets further women's rights?

Gender equality is possible but it requires politicians around the world to step up, says Helen Dennis.

Filed in: Equality Women

Women on wheels raise money for adivasi human rights

Mari Marcel Thekaekara talks to the intrepid cyclists who took part in Go MAD.

Filed in: India Women

Why are women with disabilities still facing a double oppression?

On the eve of International Women’s Day, Tiziana Oliva reports on the issues affecting one in five women around the world.   

Filed in: Disability Equality Women

Standing up to inspire change

Rosa Parks’ act of courage sixty years ago is an example for women challenging oppression today, says Lydia James.

Filed in: Equality Women

Let's talk about sex in... the Arab world

Shereen El Feki hopes to reclaim the spirit of her ancestors who lived when sex was a pleasure - for both men and women.

Filed in: Middle East Sexual Politics Women

Why are women still carrying the burden of rape?

At least the arrival of another victim-blaming product re-opens the debate, says Lydia James.

Filed in: Human Rights Women

14 February: a day to celebrate!

No, not Valentine’s; Mari Marcel Thekaekara is much more interested in the One Billion Rising for women’s rights.

Filed in: Activism Human Rights Women

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