An extravagant wedding ceremony can lead to a life of drudgery – and the cost may be seen as a debt the bride must ‘pay off’.Blend Images/Alamy

A prisoner in the house

For hundreds of South Asian women each year, an arranged marriage in Britain leads not to love but to slavery. Samira Shackle reports.

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NI 467 - Time to rethink disability - November, 2013
Sectarian divide: Buddhist monks walk through a devastated Muslim area in Meiktila.Photo: Brennan O’Connor

Keeping the peace

Religious persecution of Muslims in Burma has resulted in bloodshed and displaced entire communities. But grassroots initiatives have also emerged to counter the hatred. Report and photographs by Brennan O’Connor.

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NI 466 - Where have all the girls gone? - October, 2013
By Shuchi Kapoor

Southern exposure

Highlighting the work of artists and photographers from the Majority World.

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NI 463 - Argentina's challenge - June, 2013
Watch you don't fall: supporters of President Bashar Assad stand atop a fountain during a rally in Damascus.Muzaffar Salman/AP Photo

Syria's Catch-22

The current conflict has deep and tangled roots, as Tam Hussein explains.

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NI 454 - Co-operatives - July, 2012
Last resort: Tibetan exile Jampa Yeshi sets himself on fire in protest at a visit to New Delhi of Chinese president Hu Jintao in March.Photo: Manish Swarup / AP / Press Association Images

Heroism or desperation?

Self-immolation by Tibetan protesters is becoming an all-too-familiar sight. Dibyesh Anand considers the reasons why.

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NI 454 - Co-operatives - July, 2012
Adonis, Arab poet, critic and thinker.Photo: Torstein Blixfjord. Artwork: Untitled, 2011, mixed media on paper, by Adonis.

A word with Adonis

One of the greatest Arab poets of our time speaks to Giedre Steikunaite about creativity and consciousness.

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NI 451 - Adapt or die - April, 2012
Are religious schools bad for society?

Are religious schools bad for society?

Humanist Andrew Copson and feminist Catholic theologian Tina Beattie go head-to-head - read their arguments and join the debate.

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NI 447 - Banking on Hunger - November, 2011
What's my identity?

What's my identity?

Faith schools get a bashing even from committed multiculturalists. We talk to one supporter who currently teaches English at a secular school in Australia.

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NI 422 - Multiculturalism - May, 2009

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Time to rethink disability November, 2013
Where have all the girls gone? October, 2013
Argentina's challenge June, 2013
Co-operatives July, 2012
Co-operatives July, 2012
Adapt or die April, 2012
Banking on Hunger November, 2011
Zero carbon world December, 2010
Multiculturalism May, 2009
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