New Internationalist

Women

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‘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

The girls are back in town

How South Korea sorted out its sex ratio.

Filed in: Korea, South Society Women

Asylum denied to teenager at risk of FGM

Why is Britain threatening to send a Nigerian girl back home to face female genital mutilation? asks Mischa Wilmers.

Filed in: England Human Rights Nigeria Women

Bittersweet victory for ‘Indian’ Miss America

Nina Davuluri is deemed too dark to be beautiful in India. Mari Marcel Thekaekara explores the irony. 

Filed in: India United States Women

Some rapes are more newsworthy than others in India

A handful of cases attract international attention yet crimes against Dalit women go unreported, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India Minorities Women

Responsibility for rape is a male issue

Male bonding is normalizing sexual violence. Men must stop this, argues Matthew Vickery.

Filed in: Equality Human Rights Women

Lebanon’s legal blind spot

Domestic violence is still not a crime in this supposedly progressive state, as Harriet Fitch Little explains.

Filed in: Law Lebanon Women

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