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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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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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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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Uganda: Assault on human rights

On 10 September, two Ugandan LGBTI activists, Georgina (aka Oundo George) and Brenda (aka Kiiza) were taken into custody by two men in plain clothes who identified themselves as police officers. The two activists were held illegally for one week, were denied any legal representation, denied bail and never brought before a judge. Under both Ugandan and International law the detention was illegal….…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Australia: fresh hope in heading off conservative politics

Kevin Rudd is back as Labor leader, pushing Prime Minister Julia Gillard out of the driving seat. Brian Loffler reflects on what this could mean for the Left.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Pedalling Change

New forms of solidarity with India’s poor have emerged, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

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The battle against porn

Apologists for pornography abuse the ‘fight for freedom', argues Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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