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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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Deemed dispensible

We allow animal species, languages and customs die out at our peril.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Why I support One Billion Rising

Despite criticism that the campaign doesn’t address the root causes of women’s inequality, Iris Gonzales says it’s a step in the right direction.…

  • 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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Rape in the community

Addressing the issue of violence against women is an essential aspect of Black consciousness.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A shift of focus

It is time to bring families and communities into the LGBTI struggle.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Power in our hands

The mobile phone has a crucial role to play in mobilizing activists and protesters.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Uganda: Assault on human rights

On 10 September, two Ugandan LGBTI activists, Georgina (aka Oundo George) and Brenda (aka Kiiza) were taken into custody by two men in plain clothes who identified themselves as police officers. The two activists were held illegally for one week, were denied any legal representation, denied bail and never brought before a judge. Under both Ugandan and International law the detention was illegal….…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The Uprising of Women in the Arab World

‘How can a country be liberated when half its population is not?’ asks an online women’s campaign group. Noreen Sadik reports.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Operation Filmmaking

The Al Jazeera Film Festival in Qatar is more like a group psychotherapy session for human rights filmmakers, says Stephanie Boyd. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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