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Getting away with the detox thing

Kate Smurthwaite argues that eating disorders are hiding in plain sight in Western culture.

Filed in: Women

The fatherhood revolution

For Father’s day, Nikki van der Gaag discusses feminism, men and unravelling gender stereotypes.

Filed in: Feminism Men Women

Brazil’s ‘machismo’: a licence for abuse

Melanie Hargreaves looks at the impact of one ‘safe house’ providing haven in a sea of domestic violence.

Filed in: Brazil Women

Afghanistan’s women rangers

Gelareh Darabi reports on the country’s first female park rangers in a new Al Jazeera documentary.

Filed in: Afghanistan Women

Rula Ghani – the voice of a nation

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is delighted that the Afghan First Lady is being listened to.

Filed in: Afghanistan Politics Religion Women

Hounded and harassed – but Sharmila Seyyid isn’t giving up

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is full of admiration for the brave Sri Lankan writer.

Filed in: Sri Lanka Women

Sometimes it’s hard to be a woman...

Hateful Twitter messages and death threats have had a profound effect on Kate Smurthwaite. But the comedian and political activist refuses to be silenced.

Filed in: Technology Women

‘India’s Daughter’ film reignites public anger

An unrepentant rapist’s words horrify Mari Marcel Thekaekara and her compatriots.

Filed in: Human Rights India Women

‘A woman can be whatever she likes’

Lydia James talks to Yemeni women who are taking a stand against their patriarchal society.

Filed in: Women Yemen

Cooking up improved conditions in the kitchen

Cleaner, quicker stoves will benefit women and their families in south Asia, says Lucy Stevens.

Filed in: Bangladesh India Nepal Women

Moving mountains to help mothers

Nicholas Metherall visits Indonesia to find out why so many women are missing out on the healthcare they need.

Filed in: Health Indonesia Women

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