New Internationalist

Women

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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

Look who’s wearing the pants

To be treated as equals, are Indian women compelled to internalize roles traditionally associated with men? Rajashri Dasgupta writes.

Filed in: Human Rights India Women

Value us! Fair pay for domestic work in Nicaragua

Women’s contribution to their communities’ livelihoods is finally being recognized, as Felicity Butler and Catherine Hoskyns report.

Filed in: Co-operatives Fair Trade Nicaragua Women Work

Intimidation, discrimination – the healthcare reality for indigenous mothers

Sarah Edwards explains why women from minorities are failing to get the care they need.

Filed in: Indigenous Peoples Peru Women

Change-makers: women of the African diaspora

A long tradition of positive social action sets international standards, writes Minna Salami.

Filed in: Africa Social Change Women

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