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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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Migritude

A review of Migritude, a book by Shailja Patel, described as ‘poetry as documentary, non-fiction as testimony’.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Food - wake-up call

The excellent Oakland Institute in California has produced this useful briefing which sheds a little more light on what's really going on.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Moving beyond the blog

Egypt’s bloggers are using the web to organize not just agonize.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Peace... maybe

The Arabic word tahdiya means ‘calming’ or ‘quieting.’ Hamas and theGovernment of Israel agreed to a six month tahdiya a few days ago, justafter the first anniversary of the Hamas takeover of the Gaza Strip.Hostilities on both sides would cease, and the Israeli siege of Gazawould gradually ease.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The really ugly face of capitalism

With rich countries andcorporations buying up our land, we are witnessing a new scramble for Africa.…

  • 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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Weak, cringe-worthy women hiding behind men

Zuhra Bahman is unimpressed by the two women candidates in Afghanistan’s presidential election.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Getting a grip on social media

The limits of control on social media: fake privacy, new spyware, widespread manipulation and power of the powerful. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Darfur - don't turn away

Say Darfur, and many of us feel we just cant confront the prolific slaughter and rape that is taking place there, in the African nation of Sudan. Yet those who dont turn away will see an extreme example of how many of the worlds governments deal with those seeking independence. On the ground, theres an arrogant government stripping the natural resources from the area without giving the region and its people opportunities to develop.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

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