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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

When a winning smile is not enough

Beauty contests are now big business, but have lost their appeal for Lauri Kubuitsile in her latest Letter From Botswana.

Filed in: Botswana Culture Women

International Women’s Day: women hold up half the sky

Iris Gonzales offers a lament for the state of women’s rights and a hope for a better future.

Filed in: Women

Blue bras and mettle: Egypt's women stand their ground

Libby Powell reflects on last year’s International Womens Day when women took to the streets of Egypt to fight for their rights.

Filed in: Egypt Feminism Human Rights Women

Rape at the border: how immigration officials are abusing women in Zimbabwe

Cross-border trade is a risky business for women, as Mgcini Nyoni witnesses.

Filed in: Women Zimbabwe

A bride burnt every hour: the horror of dowry deaths

So why aren’t Indians up in arms about it? Time to name and shame, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India Women

Olympic sex-trafficking myth creates climate of fear

Fears of a flood of sex workers entering London are creating extreme unease despite little evidence to back this up, says Giedre Steikunaite.

Filed in: Society Women

Horror flick: Mrs T at the multiplex

Forget Scream, The Exorcist and Jaws: The nightmare on Downing Street is coming to a cinema near you.

Filed in: Class Film Politics Women

Nigeria's ‘anti-gay bill’ is another backward step

Nigeria’s new legislation is just another way of legitimizing all kinds of sexual prejudice and violence, says Sokari Ekine.

Filed in: Gay Rights Nigeria Women

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