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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.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Tribal revival

Guess which country the Radio New Internationalist team is talking about today? Its indigenous people - still struggling for rights to their land and resources - often live in shanty communities overrepresented by the unemployed, drug addicted, and alcoholic. Fringe-dwellers, they die much earlier than non-indigenous people, and suffer a range of chronic health problems. Many non-indigenous people say that these folk need to be integrated into mainstream society, but the standard of education…

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Radio New Internationalist - No refuge

The dictators may be different and the violence may vary but when people flee their homes in fear, they live many common experiences. In this program, refugees from Chile, Rwanda and Uganda share with us intimate details of their life journeys. Facing up to the gruelling resistance of the Rich World to open its borders to those who are asking for just one more chance at finding a peaceful existence.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The Hunger

This program hits the airwaves at the start of Ramadan - the most significant month of the Islamic year: a month in which fasting features. So, inspired by the millions around the world of all faiths who fast, today were focusing on food - whos got it, who hasnt, and how its being used for religious and political pursuits: With global grain reserves at levels so low that would only be capable of satisfying world demands for two months, Angus Calder - a company director in search of more…

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Speak my language - The rise and fall of linguistic empires

One language dies every two weeks. Of the estimated seven thousands languages spoken in the world today, only a fraction is expected to survive into the next century. For those who loose their language, the cultural cost is so profound that it's likened to loosing one's family.…

  • 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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Radio New Internationalist - First ever Radio NI broadcast

The first-ever Radio New Internationalist hits the airwaves with Timor Lestes (East Timors) First Lady - Kirsty Sword Gusmo- in the co-hosts chair. Married to President Xanana Gusmo and anactive campaigner for the people of the poorest country in Asia, sheillustrates the issues facing freedom fighters once they gainindependence..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Politics of war - pathways to peace (Part 2)

The unseen politics propping up war...…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Feast and famine

With the Christmas parties and New Year feasting that's featuring in many millions of homes this week, the Radio New Internationalist team wants to get it's teeth into some of the interviews that we've done during 2007 about the food we're finding on our dinner tables: Angus Calder - a company director in search of more efficient agriculture - takes us through the problems that threaten our food supplies. As rising populations face falling levels of both water and agriculture land, he…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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