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Women's Rights

We have 722 articles tagged Women's Rights. Showing pages 41 to 50.

Where are the women?

Why is the media in Sierra Leone so testosterone-fuelled?.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Ending female genital mutilation (Part II)

Using financial inducements to stop circumcisions.…

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AIDS without the aid

In the Western World it feels like HIV/AIDS is well and truly under control. Yet world figures tell a different story. HIV/AIDS kills more people than all world wars and conflict - 1.…

  • 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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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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Philippine ‘comfort women’ still waiting for justice

Osaka mayor’s words anger women raped by Japanese soldiers during the Second World War, as Iris Gonzales explains.…

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When did rape cease being news?

It’s India’s fastest-growing crime, yet is often ignored, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Zimbabwe: it’s a man’s world

Mgcini Nyoni laments the constant abuse of women’s and girls’ rights in his home country.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Hatred at first sight – my relationship with 'the perfect politician'

My relationship with Peshawar has been hatred on first sight. I was 6years old when I visited the city for the first time and confronted theheat, the pollution and the tense environment that compelled women tocover each inch of their body and stay indoors. It was 1989 and I vowednever to return.…

  • 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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