New Internationalist

Women

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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

Pink pistols to see off rapists? Don’t make me laugh

Mari Marcel Thekaekera on why niche marketing of a dinky revolver might not be the answer to sexual violence against women in India.

Filed in: India Women

Shut up, stay put – and have nice babies

Spain’s new abortion law is just one more example of the government’s patriarchal, patronizing and hypocritical attitude, says Marian Womack.

Filed in: Politics Spain Women

Sex, lies and complicity in India

Rita Banerji on girl-hating sex selection, rape and the chances of a ‘true feminist revolution for India’.

Filed in: Children India Society Women

Cellphone justice for sterilized women

Survivors of forced sterilization in Peru are using mobile phones to speak out.

Filed in: Peru Technology Women

PHOTO ESSAY: World governments’ broken sanitation pledge stinks

On World Toilet Day, 2.5 billion people still lack the most basic of human needs, reports Jameela Freitas.

Filed in: Politics Poverty Water Women

‘My father is my inspiration’

The family of a murdered human rights defender in the DRC talks to Sian Griffiths about the legacy of Pascal Kabungulu.

Filed in: Activism Congo, Democratic Republic of Human Rights Women

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