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India’s xenophobia shame

Mari Marcel Thekaekara laments the ignorance and hatred behind attacks on foreigners in her country.

Filed in: India Race

The laws won’t work.

There is no country in the world that has a proud history of men making great laws about women’s bodies, writes Kate Smurthwaite.

Filed in: Women

When sanctuary is resistance

In the United States in the 1980s, the simple act of providing refuge became a form of civil disobedience, writes Mark Engler.

Filed in: Latin America Refugees United States

Global babies: who benefits?

Surrogacy has become an international trade that needs tighter regulation, argues Miranda Davies.

Filed in: Children

A personal welcome

In Canada, private sponsors are paying refugees’ resettlement costs. But should such a scheme be replicated elsewhere? Sian Griffiths reports.

Filed in: Canada Refugees

The populist moment

Don’t just think of it as a dirty word, says Richard Swift; a genuine populism of the Left is long overdue.

Filed in: Society

Why did Plane Stupid chain themselves to the runway at Stansted Airport?

Last night’s action stopped a mass deportation charter flight from flying to Nigeria and Ghana. Members of Plane Stupid explain why they took part.

Filed in: Pollution Refugees United Kingdom

The fight for Latin America’s ‘invisible’ indigenous women

We need to do more to empower the indigenous women of Latin America, if we’re serious about leaving no one behind, Sophie Richmond writes.

Filed in: Latin America Women

What political dynamics lead to domestic violence legislation being implemented?

Women’s movements must continue their struggle to improve enforcement, writes Dr Eleni Sifaki.

Filed in: Women

Erasing women in Mexico

Women are jailed for miscarriages, yet male spouses who’ve murdered walk free. Tamara Pearson reports.

Filed in: Mexico Women

Why can’t disabled people dance…?

Sho Shibata reveals the systemic disadvantages in the dance industry that make it difficult for disabled people to become professional dancers.

Filed in: Culture Disability

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