New Internationalist

Women

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Justice and healing in the Philippines

Iris Gonzales speaks to the inspiring Winnie Penaredondo about breaking free from an abusive marriage and coming to fight violence against women.

Filed in: Equality Philippines Women

India needs to stand up to sexual predators

After a brutal mob strip and attack a woman, it’s time the country got serious against such violence, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Feminism India Violence Women

A voice for the voiceless in DRC

In her third and final instalment from the Congo, Erin Byrnes talks to journalists championing untold stories, despite working in a conflict zone.

Filed in: Congo, Democratic Republic of Human Rights Women

The new Kandakas: Sudanese women at the frontline of the revolution

A fearless Queen from Sudan’s past is inspiring today’s women to take action, reports Nahla Mahmoud.

Filed in: Politics Sudan Women

The shoe-sellers of Bukavu

In the first of a three-part series from eastern Congo, Erin Marie Byrnes meets enterprising women trading in second-hand stilettos, pumps and booties.

Filed in: Congo, Democratic Republic of Women

A boost for women’s health in Uganda

The work of the Uganda Women’s Health Initiative is paying dividends, as Jack Craze reports.

Filed in: Health Uganda Women

African grannies go solar

Indian activist Bunker Roy is bringing electric light to rural villages by training up grandmothers as solar engineers, reports Georgia Hanias.

Filed in: Ageing Energy Sustainability Women

Feminists target Nike ahead of the Olympics

Nick Harvey reports on a campaign to expose sportswear firms who exploit women workers while boasting Olympic values.

Filed in: Activism Ethical Consumerism Feminism Reproductive Rights Women

Single motherhood: muddling through the mayhem

We all have dreams of a better life, says Iris Gonzales. But can the Philippine government help to fulfil them?

Filed in: Philippines Women

Austerity bites – especially for women

With record female unemployment and cuts to women’s services, campaigners are looking to international law to stop the squeeze. Charlotte Gage reports.

Filed in: Economics Women

Dancing for a change – creating awareness through art

A young dance company is tackling tough issues through its performances, as its founder Kwame Asafo-Adjei explains.

Filed in: Culture Women Youth

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