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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.…

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Lust, caution - hijab

Adventures in the ‘terror’ zone – and how the hijab does not keep you hidden.…

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Ending female genital mutilation (Part 1)

Initiators agree to stop circumcising underage girls in Sierra Leone.…

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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.…

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A beautiful country tainted with blood

Iris Gonzales is saddened by what has been happening in India, a country close to her heart.…

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Woman at the wheel

Freetown’s only female taxi driver defies gender stereotypes.…

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In support of feminism: Why women aren’t equal

In the last century, women's rights ran a marathon. Across the globe, women fought and won the right to slam their stove doors shut and put down their mops to participate more equally in government, in education, in paid work, and all the other wonderful things that a good life offers. So much so that the feminism of fifty years ago sounds outdated and unnecessary to the young women in the Western World today.…

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Women of the world unite!

Sixteen days of activism against gender-based violence start here.…

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Another Afghan Postcard

The sixth anniversary of the United States-led invasion of Afghanistan is fast approaching, but no-one is celebrating. Western governments continue to pour military resources into Iraq and Afghanistan, turning away from the reality that their continuing intervention is destroying the social, political and economic viability of both countries. In this program we hear the voices that are too often missing from mainstream media coverage: the perspectives of Afghans and Iraqis themselves.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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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