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Define Feminism: a poem

Mari Marcel Thekaekara reflects on the contradictions of what feminism is to her and what it isn't.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Children for sale

Monday 13 June marked the International Day Against Child Labour, a day millions of the world's exploited and abused children have never even heard of. Sokari Ekine explores the global problem of child-trafficking.…

  • 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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Get plucked!

As she scanned my overgrown eyebrows, tweezers in hand, the beauticianberated me for my laziness. ‘You should have come back here weeks ago.You’ve left it too long, and now it’s going to hurt.…

  • 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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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.…

  • 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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There's no escaping racism in India

Prejudice against inter-state and foreign migrants is on the rise, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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When did rape cease being news?

It’s India’s fastest-growing crime, yet is often ignored, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Disappearing girls

Female foeticide in many parts of Asia reflects the grim position of women, argues Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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