New Internationalist

Women

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'At home in this universe': Alice Walker in her own words

The award-winning author, poet and activist considers herself above all a daughter of the Earth, as she explains to Frank Barat.

Filed in: Culture Indigenous Peoples Women

Reading between the lines: journalism in Guatemala

It’s a game of self-censorship, says Anna Bevan – especially for women.

Filed in: Guatemala Media Women

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

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