New Internationalist

Women

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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

Technology gives survivors of forced sterilization a voice

Women in Peru are using mobile phones and an Inca communication system to tell their stories, writes Vanessa Baird.  

Filed in: Peru Poverty Women

A prisoner in the house

For hundreds of South Asian women each year, an arranged marriage in Britain leads not to love but to slavery. Samira Shackle reports.

Filed in: England India Pakistan Religion Society Women

Australia and Papua New Guinea: near neighbours but worlds apart

Particularly when it comes to maternal and infant health, as Clarice Kimlin explains.

Filed in: Australia Children Health Papua New Guinea Women

Girls not allowed

Vanessa Baird reports on the scandal of sex selection and what it is doing to women - and the world.

Filed in: China India Women

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