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Sex selective abortions worry Azerbaijanis
Almost 10 percent of female births are prevented due to preferences for boys in a trend that alarms demographers.
MJ del Valle
Last updated: 29 Oct 2013 11:42 GMT
America is not as 'divided' on abortion as you think
Despite claims to the contrary, polls show that Americans from all political parties are overwhelmingly pro-choice.
Last updated: 23 Jan 2013 06:48 GMT
Are Republicans redefining women's rights?
As debate rages over Republican positions on abortion, we ask if a war is being waged on women's right to choose.
Inside Story US 2012
Inside Story: US 2012
Last updated: 29 Aug 2012 14:38 GMT
Reproductive rights and the Republican primary
The extreme wing of the Republican Party wants to pass a law that would deprive women of their personhood.
Last updated: 27 Jan 2012 17:27 GMT
Impunity cloaks abuse of girls in Jamaica
A recent acquittal of a pastor accused of child sex crimes has focused attention on the violent abuse of young girls.
Last updated: 06 Aug 2011 18:20 GMT
Forced abortions for Chinese women
Mother tells Al Jazeera how her foetus was terminated at eight months after she violated the one-child policy.
Last updated: 20 Oct 2010 14:19 GMT
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Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
Israel's Operation Protective Edge is the third major offensive on the Gaza Strip in six years.
American Muslims' ongoing civil rights fight
Muslims and Arabs in the US say they face discrimination in many areas of life, 13 years after the 9/11 attacks.
Rainy season worsens South Sudan crisis
At one UN site alone, approximately four children below the age of five are dying each day.
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Time to go home to Palestine
Water is a human right, but who is considered a human being?
When 'human intelligence' is just racism
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Diary of an Israeli war
In Pictures: Life returns to Mogadishu
Mogadishu is making a comeback despite years of violence, corruption, greed and death.
In Pictures: Pilgrims' progress in Kashmir
About half a million Hindu devotees visit the Amarnath cave shrine every year, an arduous and often deadly trek.
In Pictures: Destruction and devastation in Gaza
Medics pulled nearly 68 bodies from the rubble early on Monday, according to Gaza's emergency services.
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