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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

Leave mums alone

As Mother’s Day approaches in India, Mari Marcel Thekaekara reflects on how motherhood has changed along with the online communication boom.

Filed in: Children India Society Women

Cameroon's women call time on breast ironing

Amy Hall reports on a little-known tradition with devastating impacts on girls in African communities.

Filed in: Cameroon England Women

When you educate girls, extraordinary things happen

And new film Girl Rising will show you how, as Moira Moderelli explains.

Filed in: Education Film Women

Philippines: right to family planning compromised

Following pressure from the Catholic Church, the Reproductive Health Law has been put on hold. This is a risky move, writes Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Health Human Rights Law Philippines Women

Interactive timeline: 40 years of New Internationalist

Four decades of independent journalism and the social and environmental movements which inspired it.

Filed in: Development (Aid) Economics Equality Media Poverty Women

Argument: Should prostitution be legalized?

Human rights lawyer Dianne Post and writer and filmmaker Bishakha Datta go head-to-head.

Filed in: Law Women Work

A beautiful country tainted with blood

Iris Gonzales is saddened by what has been happening in India, a country close to her heart.

Filed in: India Women

From cradle to grave – supporting Haiti’s poor

Sokari Ekine meets a community worker helping poor women help themselves.

Filed in: Haiti Health Poverty Women

The Uprising of Women in the Arab World

‘How can a country be liberated when half its population is not?’ asks an online women’s campaign group. Noreen Sadik reports.

Filed in: Middle East Women

What’s the price of the ‘right’ to alcohol?

Mari Marcel Thekaekara on the potential of prohibition in India where women have burnt down liquor shops over alcoholism’s devastation.

Filed in: Drugs India Law Society Women

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