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The Philippines: a global holdout in divorce

After Malta voted in favour of divorce legalization, the Philippines is now the only country in the world which still bans divorce. Iris Gonzales says her country should be ashamed.…

  • 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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Want safe sex? Get a prescription

Condom prescription in a posh Philippine village. And as if that wasn't enough.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The stuff problem

How much mined material will we need to build a 100-per-cent renewable world? Danny Chivers works it out.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Philippines: right to family planning compromised

Following pressure from the Catholic Church, the Reproductive Health Law has been put on hold. This is a risky move, writes Iris Gonzales.…

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Breed or else! Iran’s ultimatum to women

What is Iran doing – trying to force women to have children? asks Vanessa Baird.…

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‘We are like a wheel: sometimes we are up; sometimes we are down’

Manila’s poorest live in both hope and squalor, finds Paul Roy..…

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Too many children, too few choices

Victoria Wormersley highlights Ugandan women’s lack of control over their reproductive lives.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The Vatican shows its true colours

Mark Engler argues the Catholic Church has made a parody of itself by criticizing nuns for ‘focusing too much on poverty and economic injustice.’.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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How close was Pope Francis to Argentina’s military dictators?

Vanessa Baird tunes in to some rumblings in the Southern Cone.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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