Where are they now? Rigoberta Menchú

Where are they now? Rigoberta Menchú

The Guatemalan indigenous rights activist on what she has been doing since she was featured in our 1993 issue.

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NI 460 - What has development done for me? - March, 2013
Where are they now? Noushin Ahmadi Khorasani Arash Ashoorinia

Where are they now? Noushin Ahmadi Khorasani

The Iranian women's rights activist on what she has been doing since she was featured in our March 2007 issue.

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NI 460 - What has development done for me? - March, 2013
Photo by: David Mercado / Reuters

Where are they now? Domitila Barrios de Chungara

The leader of the Housewives’ Committee in Bolivia 1979.

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NI 460 - What has development done for me? - March, 2013
Photo by: Varsha Yeshwant Kumar

Where are they now? Mari Marcel Thekaekara

The Indian activist who's been writing for New Internationalist for almost 25 years.

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NI 460 - What has development done for me? - March, 2013
Aminatou HaidarRafael Marchante / Reuters

Where are they now? Aminatou Haidar

The nonviolent resistance activist on what she has been doing since she was featured in our 1997 issue.

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NI 460 - What has development done for me? - March, 2013
'They told us we couldn't count' Irfan Kortschak / PNPM Support Facility

'They told us we couldn't count'

In Indonesia, self-help is transforming the lives of rural women. Irfan Kortschak talks to one co-op member.

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NI 454 - Co-operatives - July, 2012
Bunker Roy shares a joke
with one of his trainee
grandmothers.Bata Bhurji

African grannies go solar

Indian activist Bunker Roy is bringing electric light to rural villages by training up grandmothers as solar engineers, reports Georgia Hanias.

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NI 453 - Protection racket - June, 2012
Activists outside a London
store award Nike the title
of ‘biggest cheat’ for using
exploited women workers
in its factories abroad.UK Feminista

Feminists target Nike ahead of the Olympics

Nick Harvey reports on a campaign to expose sportswear firms who exploit women workers while boasting Olympic values.

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NI 453 - Protection racket - June, 2012
Dancing for a change – creating awareness through art

Dancing for a change – creating awareness through art

A young dance company is tackling tough issues through its performances, as its founder Kwame Asafo-Adjei explains.

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NI 452 - Mental health - May, 2012
When a winning smile is not enough Illustration: Sarah John

When a winning smile is not enough

Beauty contests are now big business, but have lost their appeal for Lauri Kubuitsile in her latest Letter From Botswana.

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NI 451 - Adapt or die - April, 2012
Women gather outside Cairo’s
State Council court to protest
against virginity tests.Amr Abdallah Dalsh / Reuters

Blue bras and mettle: Egypt's women stand their ground

Libby Powell reflects on last year's International Womens Day when women took to the streets of Egypt to fight for their rights.

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NI 450 - Time for a fair economy - March, 2012
Margaret Thatcher is The Iron LadyAP Photo/Scott Applewhite

Horror flick: Mrs T at the multiplex

Forget Scream, The Exorcist and Jaws: The nightmare on Downing Street is coming to a cinema near you.

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NI 449 - Haiti two years on - January, 2012
A group of Promundo's youth promoters planning community activities.Jon Spaull

The boys in Brazil's favelas who shun violence

Gender activist Gary Barker sees young men who respect woman and are connected fathers.

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NI 444 - The changing face of masculinity - July, 2011
Even educated women in Kabul consult street sorcerers.Gulbuddin Elham / Aina Picture Agency Afghanistan

I put a spell on you...

Zuhra Bahman gives the inside story on how male sorcerers are keeping women down in Afghanistan.

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NI 436 - A wake-up call for democracy - October, 2010
Action on Maternal Mortality

Action on Maternal Mortality

Organizations currently campaigning on maternal mortality.

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NI 420 - Mothers who die - March, 2009
Mariama's story Photo by: Ousseini Issa

Mariama's story

Mariama lost two babies in childbirth - because she had no help. This is her story.

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NI 420 - Mothers who die - March, 2009
Stella Kawelama waiting for an appointment at Zomba General Hospital.Photos by Pilirani Semu-banda

Beyond witchcraft

Pilirani Semu-Banda meets a young woman from Malawi who thought her life had been ruined by giving birth – until she heard about a simple operation.

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NI 420 - Mothers who die - March, 2009
Illustration by Rowena Dugdale

In memoriam

A visual memorial to the 61 mothers who die every hour, by artist Rowena Dugdale.

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NI 420 - Mothers who die - March, 2009

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What has development done for me? March, 2013
What has development done for me? March, 2013
What has development done for me? March, 2013
What has development done for me? March, 2013
What has development done for me? March, 2013
Co-operatives July, 2012
Protection racket June, 2012
Protection racket June, 2012
Mental health May, 2012
Adapt or die April, 2012
Time for a fair economy March, 2012
Time for a fair economy March, 2012
Haiti two years on January, 2012
The changing face of masculinity July, 2011
A wake-up call for democracy October, 2010
Mothers who die March, 2009
Mothers who die March, 2009
Mothers who die March, 2009
Mothers who die March, 2009
Mothers who die March, 2009
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