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A woman in protective clothing kneels down and searches for explosive ordnance

In Iraq a growing number of women are now doing the dangerous work of removing landmines – previously a male preserve....

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Conservative anti-rights groups, and the failure of rich nations to take responsibility for climate change, threatened to...

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A growing number of women are going against the stream in India, writes Nilanjana Bhowmick.

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From dealing with Covid-19, to finding inventive ways to make ends meet, three workers from the Philippines, Trinidad and...

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Flavia Mutamutega, Rwanda’s sole agony aunt for adolescent girls, tells...

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Vanessa Baird looks at what gender parity can do.

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Lea Surugue and Gisella Ligios report on the Roma women fighting to make the Czech...

Feminist students have occupied universities across Chile.

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Chilean feminists have taken over university buildings until inequality is tackled. Giulia Dessi reports....

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The Ni Una Menos movement are making history. Will they succeed in this Wednesday’s vote on 13 June? ...

Kenyan lawmaker Sarah Korere talks to supporters during an election campaign rally in the village of Dol Dol in Laikipia County, Kenya.

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Can male volunteers help break the cycle of womens’ political exclusion in Kenya? Hannah O’Neill and...

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This Friday’s vote demonstrates a vibrant and long overdue campaign for a secular republic, Éilis Ryan...

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Kate Smurthwaite stands in defence of this battered word.

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The writer and activist discusses domestic abuse, social media and politics in India with Graeme Green.

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The Bangladeshi state is intimidating indigenous human rights defenders. Amy Hall reports.

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Immigration Removal Centres are the shame of Britain, Katie McQue reports.

F.A. Cole at Women Safe Institute, January 2018. Photo: Kyle G. Brown

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Without proper care, the value of post-FGM reconstructive surgery can be limited. Kyle G. Brown reports.

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