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Gunning for the vice presidency

It is entirely possible that Sarah Palin may be a heartbeat away from the US presidency. I'm not sure whether to laugh or cry.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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India hangs Kashmir man on 'circumstantial evidence'

Uzma Falak reports on the death of Muhammad Afzal Guru, hanged ‘to satisfy the collective conscience of society’.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Condom-wearing Jesus causes uproar in the Philippines

An art installation by visual and performance artist Mideo Cruz has upset the establishment, but surely the Catholic Church is missing the point? Iris Gonzales reports.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Here comes the bride

Fresh from this year's International Women's Day celebrations, this week the Radio New Internationalist team pay tribute to the women of the world and the challenges that confront them as a result of marriage. While changing roles of women in public life, laws to stop obstacles to education such as the marriage of girl-brides and greater availability to contraception are gradually improving women's lives, progress is slow. Nikki van der Gaag - author of the No Nonsense Guide to Women's Rights…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Saving the girl child, and brides and prejudice

Mari Marcel Thekaekara reports from two states in India where girls have disappeared.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A day of tactical diversity

People assembled en masse June 26 at Queen’s Park, Ontario’s provincial legislature, for a day of demonstrations. There were an estimated 10,000 people on the legislature lawn and the march, which was deemed family-friendly by organizers, started out peacefully.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Moroccan harbour blocks ‘abortion ship’

An organization offering on-board terminations was hoping to sail into Smir today, despite opposition from the authorities.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Why should we be grateful for the Pope’s small mercy?

Kate Smurthwaite is underwhelmed by the one-off opportunity for women to be forgiven their abortions..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Protest-free zones are a must outside clinics

Why are women still having to campaign for the right to a harassment-free abortion? asks Rosa Ellis.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Women in India are not asking for it

After anexposérevealsthe true thoughts of Indian police officers about rape victims, Mari Marcel Thekaekara says attitudes must change.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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