New Internationalist

Women

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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

Cupcakes can fuck off

Our new columnist Kate Smurthwaite tires of weird infantilizing representations of women.

Filed in: Women

Fighting sexism – 30 years on

Once a flight attendant, now an activist-writer, Mari Marcel Thekaekara reflects on feminist tactics.

Filed in: India Women

Netty Musanhu: taking on gender-based violence in Zimbabwe

The director of women’s rights organization Musasa talks to Lydia James about laws, community action and political unrest.

Filed in: Women Zimbabwe

The brave and the blameless: women survivors of war-time rape

A global summit to end sexual violence in conflict takes place this week. Subi Shah reports.

Filed in: Bangladesh Bosnia-Herzegovina Conflict Serbia and Montenegro Women

No candle-lit vigils for raped and murdered girls

Mari Marcel Thekaekera blames caste prejudice for a lack of outrage in India.

Filed in: India Women

Motherhood is a personal journey

Rather than criticizing others’ parenting styles, let’s just be the best we can be, says Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Children Society Women

Too many children, too few choices

Victoria Wormersley highlights Ugandan women’s lack of control over their reproductive lives.

Filed in: Health Reproductive Rights Uganda Women

PHOTO ESSAY: India’s city of widows

David Shaw captures the haunted existence of the country’s unwanted women.

Filed in: India Women

‘A peaceful, constructive riot’: how prison theatre is changing policy in Lebanon

Janey Stephenson meets those at centre stage of an artistic revolution.

Filed in: Crime Law Lebanon Prisons Social Change Women

Why Angelique Kidjo can't abide world music

Louise Gray speaks to the Grammy award-winning singer from Benin who refuses to be ‘put into a little box.’

Filed in: Africa Women

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