New Internationalist

Women

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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

Forget population policies: give women choice and control

Lana Groves argues that the best way to reduce fertility rates is to improve women and girls’ schooling.

Filed in: Education Population Women

Mitts off my muff

Hazel Healy interviews Nimko Ali, an activist revitalizing the fight against female genital mutilation.

Filed in: Feminism Violence Women

Can plastic surgery be liberating?

Feminist blogger Danielle Leigh and filmmaker and former model Susan Hess Logeais go head to head.

Filed in: Ageing Society Women

Facts for feminists

An infographic guide of gains and work-to-do.

Filed in: Feminism Women

Is there a feminist spring?

Women’s rights has got its mojo back – and not a minute too soon. Hazel Healy takes stock of the challenges ahead.

Filed in: Feminism Society Women

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