New Internationalist

Women

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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

Zimbabwe: it’s a man’s world

Mgcini Nyoni laments the constant abuse of women’s and girls’ rights in his home country.

Filed in: Women Zimbabwe

Women in India are not asking for it

After an exposé reveals the true thoughts of Indian police officers about rape victims, Mari Marcel Thekaekara says attitudes must change.

Filed in: India Sexual Politics Women

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