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Eating Endangered Animals

‘The problem of the illegal trade in endangered species – such as the consumption of bushmeat (typically primates) in war-torn countries, sushi restaurants serving whale meat, and the sale of endangered species parts in markets all over the world – have been highlighted in recent years.’ …

  • Tue Apr 5 04:54:00 2011
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All Egyptians are equal, but some are more equal than others

With attempts to mark International Women’s Day thwarted by angry men, Glen Johnson discovers that Egypt’s uprising has yet to improve the situation of its women.…

  • Wed Mar 9 08:39:00 2011
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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…

  • Mon Mar 7 07:48:00 2011
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A good news story for International Women’s Day

Sierra Leone’s longest-serving female death row prisoner is released after eight years.…

  • Mon Mar 7 07:11:00 2011
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My uncle, the tyrant

‘Uncle’ Saddam was a constant and sinister presence in Zainab Salbi’s childhood years…

  • Wed Mar 2 08:31:00 2011
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The No-Nonsense Guide to Human Rights

'Given the 1 billion hungry people in the world today and the need to increase global food production by 50% by 2050 under increasingly challenging conditions, you don’t have to be a greenie to lose sleep over climate change.'…

  • Mon Jan 31 04:53:00 2011
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Marginally speaking

Our new blogger Mari Marcel Thekaekara, based in India, considers stories that never hit the headlines…

  • Tue Jan 25 04:55:00 2011
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Rax Interview with Laurie Pycroft

Once you're sure that you're on the right side of a debate, and that it's an issue you care deeply about, don't let anyone talk you out of pushing forward with it.…

  • Thu Jan 6 08:06:00 2011
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Reclaiming a lost identity

Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission is working to heal a century of trauma caused by a policy of assimilation which saw thousands of indigenous children sent to boarding schools to be indoctrinated in white culture.…

  • Wed Jan 5 09:27:00 2011
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Rax Interview with Craig Kielburger

Whenever we see something wrong, whenever we see an injustice, we should speak out…

  • Tue Jan 4 07:32:00 2011
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