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India: The price of change
Will the New Delhi gang rape verdict help change social attitudes and stem violence against women?
Last updated: 14 Sep 2013 10:29 GMT
Death reveals dark side of Indian detentions
Alleged prison suicide of key accused in gang-rape case reignites debate on the alarming number of deaths in custody.
Sudha G Tilak
Last updated: 13 Mar 2013 08:45 GMT
The 'genocide' of India's daughters
We ask if the patriarchal mindset that runs across castes and class can be changed to prevent foeticide and infanticide.
Last updated: 11 Jan 2013 11:29 GMT
Why does violence continue to plague Assam?
As India boosts security in the northeastern state we ask what has kept tensions alive in the region for decades.
Last updated: 27 Jul 2012 07:07 GMT
Is the Commonwealth's relevance fading?
Facing several serious human rights issues, the Commonwealth is under pressure to reform or become irrelevant.
Last updated: 30 Oct 2011 11:17 GMT
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Life and times of Nelson Mandela
Trace the life of the former South African president, from humble beginnings as a cattle-boy to a revered leader.
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As officials from around the world attended his funeral average South Africans gathered in Johannesburg.
In Pictures: Koung Jor Shan refugee camp
Shan New Year celebrated for first time in Koung Jor Shan refugee camp.
In Pictures: Kiev's protesters
Demonstrators have occupied several buildings in Ukraine's capital, using them as bases for their struggle.
Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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The 'long journey' to Palestine
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