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Faith and feminism: Channel 4 accused of blind spot

by Chine Mbubaegbu - 6th June 2013

Presenter Clare Balding: Promised to ‘dig deep’. Photo: Phill Fisk, Channel 4Calls for Clare Balding to explain why she ignored the motivation of Emily Wilding Davison, the suffragettes’ first martyr who died 100 years ago this week.

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ANALYSIS Non-Muslim women: the unpalatable truth

by Our Correspondent - 29th May 2013

Dr Taj Hargey: 'Outright condemnation'Muslims have not reached agreement about the status of ‘unbelievers’ in Britain, but, says Georgina Jardim, a researcher in women’s affairs in Islam, the future safety of young white girls depends on it.

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Politics and prejudice: India’s Muslim women face a double whammy over divorce reform

by Sunny Peter - 22nd May 2013

Dr Seema Kazi: ‘Clergy too powerful’As divorces by SMS in India increase, activists seem paralysed over political remedies in the run-up to next year’s election.

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