Ingrained misogyny within sections of the British Pakistani community cannot be defended, but we all have to take collective responsibility for child sex exploitation.
The idea that there should be a special place within our constitution for one particular religious outlook is increasingly anachronistic.
Developing education should be a priority.
The diversity of views that has developed has been temporarily obscured by Operation Pillar of Defence.
As western powers cut back their spending on international broadcasting, China launches an offensive to win the continent's hearts and minds.
A growing number of women in Africa are attaining positions of power and influence.
There must be a limit, though, to how long bombs, bullets, and barbed wire can contain Gaza.
Proportionality is not the same thing as symmetry. Israel must counter the developing threat from Hamas.
Bel Trew and Nada El-Kouney report from the civilian convoy that travelled into the violence in solidarity.
A vocal minority is attempting to influence the political mandate on sexual health.
Undue focus on "scrounging" is draining public support for welfare at a time when a proper safety net is desperately needed by millions of vulnerable people.
An age-old profession is getting a new lease of life as the super-rich demand their very own Jeeves.
Why are women still expected to look a certain way?
Desire to place the highly successful on a pedestal does no one any favours.
“You’re an attractive girl, why do you want to do this?”
Arab and Muslim nations condemn Israel but remain mute in the face of ongoing ethnic cleansing in Sudan.
It's not just the west which is fighting investment in coal – grassroots campaigns in India are also calling for cleaner energy, write Guppi Bola and Chaitanya Kumar.
There's a difference between apathy and lack of interest when it comes to elections.
Israel says the goal is not to remove Hamas but to reassert Israel’s “deterrence” capability.
Savita Halappanavar should still be alive. Her death should be the galvanising moment for Ireland to reform its abortion laws, says Sarah Ditum.
Rethink's Schizophrenia Commission shows how a technocratic system is letting patients down.
Self-regulation is the only way to ensure that journalist don't end up with less of a right to free expression than anyone else.
Less sentiment, more search-optimisation - that's the way forward, says Sarah Ditum (née Webster).
Labour are poised to take control of a constituency where voters feel duped and used by their previous MP's time in office.
Why we should feel sorry for the Conservative MP.
The subject of periods and menstruation is even more taboo for India's girls than defecation - many have no idea what is happening when the bleeding starts.
The group expelled from the UK Labour Party by Neil Kinnock in 1983 has surprising echoes in a row erupting in South Africa's ANC.
An eating disorder made Lucy Britton "want to disappear". Here, she responds to Rachel Cusk's article on the "anorexic statement".
Our political system is fixated on punishing ex-prisoners after they have reoffended, as opposed to trying to get things right in the first place.
Women are underrepresented on the airwaves. Broadcasters say they can’t find female experts. The founders of "The Women's Room", a new index of female talking heads, say they're just not looking hard enough.