Resistance strain: the psychological impacts of activism are seldom discussed.Photo: Tim Gainey / Alamy

Beyond burnout

Post-traumatic stress disorder is an occupational hazard for activists on the frontline, says Amy Hall.

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This young mother in Yunnan province seems happy to have a girl. Photo: Julio Etchart

Daughters are more caring

Is the tide turning in China? Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore reports on how young couples are thinking about babies.

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