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Twin concerns in commercial surrogacy

We need better laws to protect both sides in the rent-a-womb industry, argues Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Breaking the silence on sexual violence

Arab women are speaking out, reports Inna Michaeli.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Radio New Internationalist - World Social Forum Special

When international campaigners from more than 100 countries converged on Nairobi, Kenya for this years World Social Forum, Adam Maanit and Jess Worth from New Internationalist wereon the ground to find the people, the ideas and the action for socialand economic justice in 2007. This program - a-day-in-the-life of aWorld Social Forum - introduces us to: Pat Mooney from the What Next? Project as he looks through new technologies to find out what the world will look like in thirty years time…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Violence and voyeurism

As long as the West continues to put a price on African minerals, the ‘armies of business’ will continue to operate and women will remain unprotected from sexual attack.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Define Feminism: a poem

Mari Marcel Thekaekara reflects on the contradictions of what feminism is to her and what it isn't.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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International Women’s Day: women hold up half the sky

Iris Gonzales offers a lament for the state of women’s rights and a hope for a better future.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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She Who Dares Wins

The women of Zimbabwe stand tall.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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End gender violence!

Human rights organizations call for firmer action by the Argentinean government.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The Philippines joins One Billion Rising

Iris Gonzales is heartened that her country has adopted the campaign against violence against women.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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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