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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 So much so that the feminism of fifty years ago sounds outdated and unnecessary to the young women in the Western World today.…

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Big Issues - the hands on the rudder

The first in a two-part special...…

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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.…

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Depleted Uranium

Just one microscopic particle of depleted uranium lodged in the lungs can start a reaction in a single cell that could lead to fatal cancer. It's unfortunate, then, that the world has an estimated one million tonnes of this dangerous waste - and a very limited means to get rid of it. In this program we'll hear how, why and where it's being dumped and the injuries and deaths that are being caused as a result.…

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Human Rights Olympics

The starters' gun has gone off. We're all in the running. Many say it's the most important race of all - the human race.…

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In Search of Santa

Ho, ho, ho! The Radio New Internationalist team had a good laugh when we found out where Santa - or St Nicholas - really came from. It's another indication that, when it comes to Christmas, history gets swept aside and traditions take over. Dick Gross, author of Godless Gospel: A modern guide to meaning and morality, jumps on the sleigh with Chris Richards as we search for Santa and the meaning of Christmas.…

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Radio New Internationalist - Inner Conflict

As a radio program thats always in search of new horizons, this weeks co-host is a pioneering reporter from Somalia Ahmed Abdisalam Adan who explains the most recent conflict in his country from his HornAfrik newsroom bunker in the capital, Mogadishu. From here, we step out into the line of fire in search of successful campaigns to rid the world of war and weapons. Johan Galtung a global warrior for non-violent resolution to conflict sets-out a world without armies; Kameelah Rasheed gives a…

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Small arms, big bangs

A thousand people die every day from gunshot wounds, and 3,000 more are severely injured. Surprisingly, those targeted are not troops. Nearly three quarters of guns are in the hands of civilians not armies; and three quarters of people who die are citizens, not soldiers.…

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Trafficked

What kind of person wakes up and says: Right, Im going to make some money by selling a person today? Apparently its often a parent or trusted friend; someone known to the victim. And its women as well as men. Todays program seeks out sex traffickers and what can be done to stop them.…

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Radio New Internationalist - The real thing

This program investigates Coca Cola that sugary soft drink that has led the corporate pack towards international profit and power. Whats in its bottles? Whats in its history? And whats in the global movement to ban it from schools, university and government canteens? Find out as:Amit Srivastava from the India Resource Center leads the way, by explaining how Coke plants steal water and pollute land and cause community outrage strong enough to close Coke plants in India; Nutritionist Marion…

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