New Internationalist

Women

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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

Every newborn deserves the royal treatment

After the highly anticipated arrival of the heir to the throne, new parent Nick Harvey highlights the dangers of pregnancy and childbirth in Africa.

Filed in: Africa Children Health United Kingdom Women

Feminism belongs in schools

A new campaign is supporting teenagers in the fight against sexism.

Filed in: Education England Women

Protecting girls ahead of the FGM ‘cutting season’

As school holidays approach, a group of Oxfordshire residents are working to raise awareness of the threat of female genital mutilation.

Filed in: Children Society United Kingdom Women

Philippine ‘comfort women’ still waiting for justice

Osaka mayor’s words anger women raped by Japanese soldiers during the Second World War, as Iris Gonzales explains.

Filed in: Conflict Japan Philippines Women

The hypocrisy of sexism in India

As a young student is injured for wearing the ‘wrong’ clothes, Mari Marcel Thekeakara says that women will fight on against violence.

Filed in: India Society Women

Tackling obstetric fistula in Sierra Leone

Regina Bash-Taqi from Health Poverty Action reports on positive steps to tackle the devastating childbirth injury.

Filed in: Health Sierra Leone Women

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