Sex workers take to the streets in Paris, July 2015.Photo: Francois Guillot/AFP Photo

Amnesty's sex scandal

Support for the decriminalization of sex workers causes uproar. Cristiana Moisescu reports.

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NI 486 - The transgender revolution - October, 2015
Life after rape in DRC

Life after rape in DRC

Fergus Simpson visits a hospital helping Congolese women and children recover from conflict-related trauma and violence.

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NI 486 - The transgender revolution - October, 2015

Abortion by drone

Pro-choice advocacy groups have taken up new tactics in their struggle, writes Cristiana Moisescu.

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NI 485 - Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution - September, 2015
30 years ago (and 35, and 20) in New Internationalist

30 years ago (and 35, and 20) in New Internationalist

Chris Brazier looks back at what NI was covering three decades ago.

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NI 484 - Capitalism is spinning out of control - July, 2015
Photos: Marielle van Uitert

Safe but not free

Valeska Hovener and Marielle van Uitert hear how two Afghan women who have fled family abuse are learning to move on.

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NI 484 - Capitalism is spinning out of control - July, 2015
A girl attends a rally to remember missing and murdered indigenous women in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside on Valentine's Day, 2015.Photo: Sergei Bachlakov/Xinhua/Alamy

An open wound

Janet Nicol reports on Canada's Highway of Tears.

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NI 483 - Fundamentalism - Power, politics and persuasion - June, 2015
Awards for bigots

Awards for bigots

Some light relief in Malaysia.

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NI 483 - Fundamentalism - Power, politics and persuasion - June, 2015
Girls get radical in the United States

Girls get radical in the United States

Lydia James talks to a young girls' group with a difference.

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NI 482 - Global banking now - May, 2015
Sarvaja’s husband was shot in 1996. She still does not know who killed him.Sofi Lundin

In the land of widows

For the women left behind in Kashmir's border villages, life has its own challenges, as Sofi Lundin discovers.

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NI 482 - Global banking now - May, 2015
Nasima Khan (left) with her home servant Sokina.Copyright Jannatul Mawa

Southern Exposure: close distance

Photographer Jannatul Mawa closes the distance between housewives and housemaids in Bangladesh.

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NI 481 - Total control - is Monsanto unstoppable? - April, 2015
Prison for police

Prison for police

A landmark case in Tunisia sees police rapists jailed.

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NI 479 - Democracy in the digital era - January, 2015
Women protected

Women protected

A new law in Egypt is a positive step for women, but not the end of the struggle, says Chalaine Chang.

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NI 478 - NGOs - Do they help? - December, 2014
YES: Nayna Patel is the medical director at Akanksha IVF Clinic, Anand, Gujarat, India. More than 825 surrogate babies have been born at her clinic. Her work has been featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show and on the BBC. She runs the Anand Surrogate Trust for the benefit of the surrogates and their families.

Is surrogacy a legitimate way out of poverty?

Doctors Nayna Patel and Mohan Rao go head to head.

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NI 477 - Big oil RIP? - November, 2014
YES: Danielle Leigh.

Can plastic surgery be liberating?

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

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NI 474 - Feminism fights back - July, 2014
Illustration: Lulu Kitololo/Asilia

Women on the edge of time

What can different generations of feminists learn from one another? Leading Indian grassroots activist and author, 68-year-old Kamla Bhasin, connects with 16-year-old Londoner Lilinaz Evans, co-founder of the Twitter Youth Feminist Army. Facilitated by Hannah Pool.

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NI 474 - Feminism fights back - July, 2014
Illustration: Kathryn Corlett

When rights go wrong

From empowerment-lite to love-jihad, Rahila Gupta explores the perils of hijacked feminist agendas.

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NI 474 - Feminism fights back - July, 2014
Shaking off the shame around vaginas: The Shoreditch Sisters Women’s Institute display their vulva quilt in London. Photo: Shoreditch Sisters WI

Mitts off my muff

Nimko Ali is a brave, straight-talking, Somali British woman, who is revitalizing the campaign against female genital mutilation (FGM).

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NI 474 - Feminism fights back - July, 2014
Girls strike a pose for an advert for GoldieBox. One of the companies bucking the gendered toy divide, it makes engineering toys for girls. Photo: Nick UT/AP/Press Association Images

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.

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NI 474 - Feminism fights back - July, 2014

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Article title From magazine Publication date
The transgender revolution October, 2015
The transgender revolution October, 2015
The transgender revolution October, 2015
Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution September, 2015
Capitalism is spinning out of control July, 2015
Capitalism is spinning out of control July, 2015
Fundamentalism - Power, politics and persuasion June, 2015
Fundamentalism - Power, politics and persuasion June, 2015
Global banking now May, 2015
Global banking now May, 2015
Total control - is Monsanto unstoppable? April, 2015
Democracy in the digital era January, 2015
NGOs - Do they help? December, 2014
Big oil RIP? November, 2014
Feminism fights back July, 2014
Feminism fights back July, 2014
Feminism fights back July, 2014
Feminism fights back July, 2014
Feminism fights back July, 2014
Feminism fights back July, 2014
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