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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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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
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Getting Hollywood's nod for Palestinian film
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What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
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