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Rice to the starving people of North Korea!

According to the South Korean government's estimate, the amount of food needed to feed the North Korean population for the grain financial year of 2003 (November 2002 - October 2003) is 6.

Kenya: women's rights

PN How are Habiba International Women and Youth Affairs struggling for women's rights?

"I wanted to be Petra Kelly"

KM:How do themes of peace, justice and environment come to be at the centre of your political life?


Established in 1977, the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA) is an independent women’s organisation fighting for human rights and social justice in Afghanistan.

Myths and marches: Slutwalk Cardiff

Hannah Austin looks at Welsh attitudes to sexual assault.


Kiss-in, feed-in

After two gay men were ejected for kissing from the John Snow pub in Soho, central London, on 13 April, gay rights activists organised a mass “kiss-in” outside the pub two days later.

White Ribbon

On 10 March, Stirling hosted Scotland’s White Ribbon march, organised by men taking action against violence against women.

Activism and... Women's solidarity

Strongest experience of women’s solidarity? God, I probably think of doing stuff in Ireland. I was involved in Women in Ireland for a really long time.

"To fight is not the solution"

Are those calling for withdrawal selling out Afghanistan’s women?


Activism and... The Women's Room by Marilyn French

It was a long time ago that I read The Women’s Room, nearly 30 years ago now. Another time in my life, almost like another life.