Human Rights

Banning the burqa: Liberation or oppression?

August 1, 2014
Rainer Ebert
Banning the burqa: Liberation or oppression?

In 2011, a French law came into effect which makes it illegal to cover one’s face in public. Even though lawyers for the French government emphasize that the law also applies to non-religious face-veiling garments
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Rape: The male perspective

July 27, 2014
Shudha Chowdhury
Rape: The male perspective

The topic of rape is a taboo and hardly ever spoken about in family settings in Bangladesh, and even in those rare situations when it is talked about, people almost exclusively refer to women being raped by men.
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