July 2014

July 24th, 2014

Rohingya women: the invisible gender of a stateless people

Described by the UN as one of “the most persecuted minorities in the world”, the Rohingya people in Burma are victims of state sponsored persecution and extreme racial discrimination....

July 18th, 2014

The Hidden Cost of Fashion

A friend recently challenged me on the clothes that I buy. I told her that ethical clothing wasn’t really ‘my interest’....

July 14th, 2014

What would the proposed anti inter-faith marriage law mean for the women and minority groups of Burma?

Earlier this year the current president of Burma, Thein Sein, proposed a new law which would restrict Buddhist women to only be able to marry within the religion....

July 11th, 2014

Let’s not forget our girls!

Last month in London we celebrated a global summit to end sexual violence in conflict. It was, in my opinion, a great event that brought an under-recognised issue to the attention of the mainstream media....
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