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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
  • Rank: 100

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
  • Rank: 100

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
  • Rank: 100

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
  • Rank: 100

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
  • Rank: 100

Making caste a thing of the past

An ‘anti-untouchability’ video project is raising awareness of the crimes against dalits which blight Indian society, writesMari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100
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Ending child marriage in Zambia

An introduction to some of those fighting for girls’ rights and education in a short documentary from Girls Not Brides.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Glad to be adivasi!

Is indigenous culture doomed? No way, say Tamil Nadu’s adivasi kids. Mari Marcel Thekaekara reports.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Some thoughts on becoming a woman in India

In some Indian communities a girl's first period is treated with great fanfare, in others it is a carefully kept secret, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

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