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‘Is African identity a house of ideas that imprisons and silences?’*

Nigerian writer AmosTutola’s quote is certainly true for sexual minorities, still beingoppressed by decades-old colonial laws.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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National Day of Action - Stop ACC sensitive claims funding cuts!

On October 12th funding cuts to ACCs sexual abuse counseling will require survivors of abuse to be diagnosed with a mental injury under the US Diagnostic and Statistical Manual Version 4 (DSM-IV) in order to obtain ACC covered counselling.This new rule will seriously limit the ways that survivors seek support. Many counsellors who already oppose the rule say they will refuse to do ACC funded counseling if the new rule goes ahead.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Women of the world unite!

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

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Here comes the bride

Fresh from this year's International Women's Day celebrations, this week the Radio New Internationalist team pay tribute to the women of the world and the challenges that confront them as a result of marriage. While changing roles of women in public life, laws to stop obstacles to education such as the marriage of girl-brides and greater availability to contraception are gradually improving women's lives, progress is slow. Nikki van der Gaag - author of the No Nonsense Guide to Women's Rights…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Sensationalizing Semenya

The media circus is missing the point, and making voyeurs of us all.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Haifa Fragments explores complex Palestinian-Israeli life

Haifa Fragments is a novel published by New Internationalist. In this video Chris Brazier explains how the book navigates difficult and intriguing terrain.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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Daring to tackle chauvinism

Despite the successes of campaigns like One Billion Rising, we can’t forget that sexism still rages, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

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One in a billion: born on a Mumbai commuter train

Neither monsoon nor gender can put a dampener on surprise birth, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

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Look who’s wearing the pants

To be treated as equals, are Indian women compelled to internalize roles traditionally associated with men? Rajashri Dasgupta writes.…

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The Japanese doll’s house

Tina Burrett takes a look at the country’s entrenched gender roles.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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