New Internationalist

Women

Page 10 of 10

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

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

Didn't find it?