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By Jolene Tan
15 April 2014

From the magazine Under half of a yellow sun

Katherine Wootton admires superb performances in the screen adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Orange Prize winning novel but feels the film doesn't quite convey the story's emotional impact and nuances

By Katherine Wootton
9 April 2014

From the magazine From public services to public women: a morality tale for the age of austerity

The tabloids' moral stand against the use of NHS funds for cosmetic surgery is only part of their constant attack on the 'undeserving' and public services, argues Alexandra M. Kokoli

By Alexandra M Kokoli
7 April 2014

From The Magazine

Birds Eye View documentaries: from Algeria to Pine Ridge

Sophie Mayer reports from press screenings of two BEV documentaries - Narimane Mari's Bloody Beans and Anna Eborn's Pine Ridge

By Sophie Mayer
5 April 2014

The author and her work: Isak Dinesen

Claire Hazelton gives an insight into the work of Karen Blixen, the Norwegian author best known by her variety of pen names, but with a cloak of mystery over the rest of her life

By Claire Hazelton
2 April 2014

A Man's Game

HBO's latest tour de force, True Detective, is making waves in America, but hits a major road block when it comes to representation of female characters

By Kate Bonynge
26 March 2014

From The Blog

Legal abortions - a case of women's human rights

This is a guest post by Sophie Turtonon behalf of Doctors of the World about empowering women to have control over their own sexual and reproductive health.

By Guest Blogger
9 April 2014

'Health tourism' or discrimination against pregnant migrants?

This is a guest post by Sarah Rose LaPham of Maternity Action and it looks at some of the potential impacts of the UK government's Immigration Bill on women's human rights to maternity care.

By Guest Blogger
7 April 2014

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By Jess McCabe
7 April 2014

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