New Internationalist

Women

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Violence in the home is not just a family affair

In search of societal change, Mari Marcel Thekaekara visits a Rotary Club to talk taboos.

Filed in: Children India Society Women

Alcohol ban causes controversy in India

Men don’t approve, but women do – and for good reason, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India Politics Society Women

Is surrogacy a legitimate way out of poverty?

Doctors Nayna Patel and Mohan Rao go head to head.

Filed in: Children India Poverty Women

Law in a time of Ebola

The virus has changed everything – including what you can be arrested for. Simitie Lavaly and Sabrina Mahtani report.

Filed in: Health Law Sierra Leone Women

Where can women be at home?

A lament – and call to action – on behalf of women everywhere, from Kenyan writer Wambui Mwangi.

Filed in: Kenya Society Women

Dispatches from disadvantage: Indian women living on the margins speak up

On our Radar collects experiences from women who would not normally find a voice in the media.

Filed in: Disability India Women

‘School can make girls into women, not FGM’

Sidi Sarro and Francis Odhiambo ask a group of Maasai women in Kenya about the challenges they encounter in a community slow to change.

Filed in: Kenya Women

Should we ‘Bobbitize’ the rapists?

Her gut response to one girl’s stand against an attacker makes Mari Marcel Thekaekara question her nonviolent principles.

Filed in: India Non-Violence Society Violence Women

A win for women in the Church of England

At the General Synod, Joe Ware witnessed tweeting bishops, snoozing vicars – and a historic decision.

Filed in: England Religion Women

Morocco’s caravan of hope and the struggle to end child marriage

Georgia Hanias looks at one successful initiative.

Filed in: Children Equality Morocco Society Women

India’s Muslim women say ‘no second wife!’

But not everyone is willing to rock the boat in the fight against polygamy, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India Religion Society Women

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