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Women’s Rights

Exclusive Male, Pale and Colonial: Russell Group Universities Dominated by Named Buildings Reflective of a Bygone Era

, 26 April 2022
Max Colbert investigates the backgrounds of those commemorated on leading university campuses

The Red States’ War on Human Rights

, 25 April 2022
From abortion bans to 'Don't Say Gay' bills and attacks on critical race theory, the Republicans are waging a war against human rights, reports Heidi Siegmund Cuda

The Rwanda Scheme: The Human Rights Concerns Around Government’s Transportation Deal

, 20 April 2022
The plan to send people seeking asylum who arrive via 'irregular' routes in the UK to Rwanda has raised numerous human rights concerns – not least for LGBTIQ people and pregnant women

‘Boys are Going to School and we Are Not – It’s Injustice’: The Taliban’s Impact on Afghan Women’s Education

, 13 April 2022
Aaquib Khan pays another visit to a women's education institute in Kandahar and learns about the reversal in rights and empowerment girls are facing living in the country under Taliban rule

Why I’m Scared To Open Instagram Message Requests

, 6 April 2022
A new report by the Centre for Countering Digital Hate has found women are being targeted with misogynistic abuse on Instagram's direct message function – something Sian Norris knows all too well

Forced Marriage is Not Being Taken Seriously in the UK

, 5 April 2022
Despite progress on legislation, forced marriage remains a hidden crime – with victims dismissed for 'cultural' reasons, says survivor Aklima Bibi

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