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The battle against porn

Apologists for pornography abuse the ‘fight for freedom’, argues Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India Women

Twisting Amnesty’s proposal to decriminalize sex workers

Why are we still confused by the idea that sex workers have human rights? asks Beulah Devaney.

Filed in: Human Rights Sexual Politics Women Work

A reason for hope in war-torn eastern DRC

Fergus Simpson visits a hospital helping Congolese women and children recover from conflict-related trauma and violence.

Filed in: Africa Children Congo Congo, Democratic Republic of Women

Bad housekeeping: the plight of domestic workers

The abuse and violence in this exploitative industry must stop, writes Kevin Redmayne.

Filed in: Women Work

Catholic nun barred, a step backward for women’s freedom

It’s an almost funny story, if it didn’t have a twist in the tale, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India Medicine Religion Women

Bollywood dreams, brutal reality

An angry Mari Marcel Thekaekara reports on yet more police incompetence and one very brave 17-year-old girl.

Filed in: India Sexual Politics Women

Getting away with the detox thing

Kate Smurthwaite argues that eating disorders are hiding in plain sight in Western culture.

Filed in: Women

The fatherhood revolution

For Father’s day, Nikki van der Gaag discusses feminism, men and unravelling gender stereotypes.

Filed in: Feminism Men Women

Brazil’s ‘machismo’: a licence for abuse

Melanie Hargreaves looks at the impact of one ‘safe house’ providing haven in a sea of domestic violence.

Filed in: Brazil Women

Afghanistan’s women rangers

Gelareh Darabi reports on the country’s first female park rangers in a new Al Jazeera documentary.

Filed in: Afghanistan Women

Rula Ghani – the voice of a nation

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is delighted that the Afghan First Lady is being listened to.

Filed in: Afghanistan Politics Religion Women

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