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Make way for disability rights

Sierra Leone just ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities…

  • Thu Aug 13 05:30:03 2009
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Taken for a bride

Saudi judge upholds the arranged marriage between an eight-year-old girl and a 47-year-old man.…

  • Tue Jun 2 00:08:00 2009
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The heartbreak

Why are so many women still dying in childbirth? *Chris Brazier* explains how they could be saved.…

  • Sun Mar 1 19:17:00 2009
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The blight of impunity

Human rights activist *Horia Mosadiq* takes her Government to task.…

  • Sun Nov 2 00:38:00 2008
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A guide through the maze

The Declarations, Covenants and Conventions that make up the International Bill of Rights.…

  • Tue Jan 1 10:20:00 2008
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'The power of love can conquer the love of power'

Women of Zimbabwe Arise.…

  • Tue Jan 1 06:14:00 2008
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Just don't do it!

Cautionary tales of co-option and compromise from UN-insider *Jean Ziegler* and anti-sweatshop activist *Jeff Ballinger*.…

  • Sat Dec 1 09:16:00 2007
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Because I am a girl... How young women’s rights are being ignored

*Nikki van der Gaag* reveals how, in many countries around the world, girls are still discriminated against, abused and treated as second-class citizens – just because they are girls.…

  • Mon Oct 1 11:51:00 2007
  • Rank: 100

Trafficked

*Vanessa Baird* examines the global trade in girls and young women sold into the sex industry.…

  • Sat Sep 1 11:44:00 2007
  • Rank: 100

Girl power?

What is really happening to girls in a post-feminist world…

  • Sun Jul 1 10:46:00 2007
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