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Faith schools debate

Is there a place for faith schools in a multicultural society? We want to know your views.…

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The No-Nonsense Guide to Women's Rights

It is no longer acceptable to live in a world where young girls are taken out of school and forced into early marriage, where women’s employment opportunities are limited, and where the threat of gender-based violence is a daily reality — at home, in the street, at school and at work. -Michele Bachelet, Head of UN Women.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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My writing guru: They don’t make ‘em like Sadhan anymore

Contact with a former mentor has triggered memories for Mari Marcel Thekaekara, decades on from her journalism training in Kolkata.…

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In search of Fatima 2

The second part of the review of Ghada Karmi’s wonderful In Search of Fatima: A Palestinian Story.…

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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.…

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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.…

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Age of consent

Nigeria must reconsider laws which allow the marrying off of minors with impunity.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Confused about the law

People in rural Sierra Leone still don’t understand what constitutes domestic violence or why it’s a crime.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Allah is not obliged…

A powerful book by Ahmadou Kourouma deserves to be widely read, reckons Sokari Ekine.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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