New Internationalist

South Asia

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Indian schools told to junk the junk food

High-fat, salty and sugary snacks and drinks no longer make the grade, reports Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Children Food India

New Internationalist fair-trade supplier hit by Nepal earthquake

James Rowland reports on efforts to help.

Filed in: Nepal

Dilemma of justice under Indian rule in Kashmir

Uzma Falak reports on a problem of powerlessness and the struggle against it.

Filed in: Human Rights India Kashmir Law

Eight ways to help stop human trafficking in Nepal

Women and children are even more vulnerable following the earthquakes, writes Beulah Devaney, so what can we do?

Filed in: Disasters NGOs Nepal

Fighting for India’s health

An anti-tobacco campaign has had some encouraging results, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Health India

A farewell to Sabeen Mahmud

Sahar Habib Ghazi reports on the murder of one of Pakistan’s most prominent activists.

Filed in: Pakistan Social Change

When life comes crashing down

The Nepal earthquake has devastated an already-poor nation. What next? asks Mari Marcel Thekaekara.  

Filed in: Development Disasters Nepal

Hounded and harassed – but Sharmila Seyyid isn’t giving up

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is full of admiration for the brave Sri Lankan writer.

Filed in: Sri Lanka Women

Kashmir to acquire ‘Israel-style settlements’

Rather than Pandit ‘ghettos’, what we need is proper integration, argues Uzma Falak.

Filed in: India Kashmir Minorities Politics

Defending the right to watch violent porn – how can that be justice for April Jones?

Enough excuses, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara. Violent porn must be banned.

Filed in: India Sexual Politics

Step back from a dangerous path

Pakistan can’t afford to get involved in Saudi Arabia’s assault on Yemen rebels, argues Syed Hamad Ali.

Filed in: Conflict Military Pakistan Saudi Arabia Yemen

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