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Tentative steps forward for Muslim women’s rights

Mari Marcel Thekaekara reports some good news from India.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Our lives. Our anger

Nobody wants to be angry with the world, with loved ones and even with oneself. But when we are frustrated over the world’s follies, we let the steam off elsewhere.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Life without the car: A crash through our addiction to cars

They are machines that kill more people than wars. Pouring out 1,000 known pollutants into the environment, they contribute as much as a fifth of the globe's carbon emissions. For those they transport, contact with other peoples and environments closes with their doors.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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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Live to Eat...

It’s 8.30pm, and I have just returned from lunch. I was at Hannah’shouse; she is a friend and colleague, and she invited eight of us overfor lunch after work today.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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India hangs Kashmir man on 'circumstantial evidence'

Uzma Falak reports on the death of Muhammad Afzal Guru, hanged ‘to satisfy the collective conscience of society’.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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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Till death do us part - or death if we do not part?

There are only two countries in the world (excluding Vatican City) where divorce is not legally possible. Will a new bill succeed in freeing up unhappy couples?.…

  • 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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