In the backwaters of India, in rural areas still governed by feudal mindsets, rapes and gang rapes continue with impunity. The candle flame wave being carried through Delhi’s foggy, winter nights is not reaching this India.
The Syrian activist disappeared in May 2011 and hasn't been seen since.
How close is football to tackling its historic problem with homophobia?
Opposition to having a charity-run mental health crisis centre in your street is both very telling and depressingly predictable.
Hiring a night nurse doesn’t make Megan Fox neglectful of her child – she’s just a woman trying to survive in the patriarchy like the rest of us.
Human rights researcher Tanya Lokshina tells how she was blackmailed over her pregnancy.
Rather than ranting that people aren't replying to you on Twitter, try being friendly and/or interesting (just like in real life).
An epic writing challenge in aid of promoting access to writing for everyone.
Being aware of one’s own privilege doesn't detract from the struggle - working to ameliorate its effects can only enhance what we are trying to achieve.
The Egyptian activist was beaten by soldiers as she tried to come to a woman's aid during last year's protests in Tahrir Square.
While we're concerned with our own potential prejudices, we're not fighting back against the Coalition.
The Mexican boxer’s dogged refusal to accept defeat resulted in the most glorious of pay-offs.
Isolated in exile, young Eritreans have developed new forms of resistance.
The government's dash for gas will increase energy bills, not reduce them.
The government’s plans to scrap the national salary scheme for teachers is nothing more than a thinly-veiled cost-cutting scheme.
Former dominatrix Nichi Hodgson was stunned to discover that the pictures that accompanied her article on how to safely spank a man were deemed officially "too racy" for the paper that proudly prints Page 3.
A response to an article by a rapist in the Good Men Project.
You can’t condemn the Australian DJs who prank called the Duchess of Cambridge’s hospital if you laughed at the results.
The distinguished lawyer is at risk of torture.
Andy Williams, Managing Director of ITN’s licensing arm, makes his argument for a robust and fair copyright framework.
The reaction to Anita Sarkeesian's Kickstarter project is one of staggering hypocrisy.
From "honour killing" to "family annihilation", the underlying causes are often the same
The effects of climate change can already be seen in extreme weather events across the world, says Bianca Jagger. Here's how to make your contribution to the fight against it.
There's no room for knee-jerk reactions, writes NGO boss Mark Topley.
A love story based on scenery, souvenir T-shirts, watches and hope.
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Keeping dads connected to their children during their sentence gives them purpose.
There's so much wrong with Kelvin MacKenzie's idea for a "Southern Party" that it's hard to know where to start.
Ahead of the ANC conference, where the country's next president will likely be anointed, Martin Plaut examines the internal divisions plaguing the party.