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Femicide: Guatemala’s growing epidemic

Guatemalan women experience one of the highest levels of violence in the world – and the crimes often go unpunished, reports Anna Bevan..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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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Women of courage

How do you heal after your loved one is killed for exposing the truth in a country with a supposed freedom of press? Two women share their stories. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Urgency required!

A new book explores LGBT rights worldwide, at a time of increased threats to the African gay community.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Use and abuse of social media in Nigerian elections

With over a million Nigerians currently on Facebook and a growing number of Twitter users, how are Nigerian political circles dealing with social media in their campaigns? The elections are nearing, and the progress so far doesn’t offer much for celebration.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Caine Prize 2011 shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2011 award has been announced and the stories are available online. Choose your favorite before the award on 11 July.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Who will dance with the devil?

Today is the 15th anniversary of the execution of Nigerian author and activist Ken Saro-Wiwa.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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There's no escaping racism in India

Prejudice against inter-state and foreign migrants is on the rise, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The song the G20 doesn't want to hear

Tomorrow, the rich world’s leaders will gather in Seoul, South Korea. But why are they afraid of a song?.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Marginally speaking

Our new blogger Mari Marcel Thekaekara, based in India, considers stories that never hit the headlines. Read her first post here.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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