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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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Saving the girl child, and brides and prejudice

Mari Marcel Thekaekara reports from two states in India where girls have disappeared.…

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Pedalling Change

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

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Daring to tackle chauvinism

Despite the successes of campaigns like One Billion Rising, we can’t forget that sexism still rages, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Disappearing girls

Female foeticide in many parts of Asia reflects the grim position of women, argues Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Making caste a thing of the past

An ‘anti-untouchability’ video project is raising awareness of the crimes against dalits which blight Indian society, writesMari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Glad to be adivasi!

Is indigenous culture doomed? No way, say Tamil Nadu’s adivasi kids. Mari Marcel Thekaekara reports.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Will you marry me under occupation?

Weddings in Gaza Strip are for many Palestinians the biggest party they will ever have – if only they can scrape the money together in their occupied land. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The hypocrisy of sexism in India

As a young student is injured for wearing the ‘wrong’ clothes, Mari Marcel Thekeakara says that women will fight on against violence.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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