New Zealand was the first country in the world to pass national nuclear-free legislation. Marilyn Waring reflects on how Dr. Helen Caldicott’s influence culminated in the passage of the cornerstone of New Zealand’s foreign policy.
From personal experience I know that
arrival in the UK for asylum seekers does not signal safety, but reform is a
‘chaser game’: refugee women are pressuring the Home Office to improve decision
making and end detention, says Beatrice Botomani.
to race, classification is a tool of oppression. Particularly examining abuse
directed at Caster Semenya, this article looks ahead this week’s AWID
International Forum’s theme ‘Bodily Integrity and Freedoms’. PortuguêsEspañol
Beyond the reach of the internet and television in northern Brazil, feminist
activism in the forests, on the boats and in the camps is sowing the seeds of a
revolutionary and decolonial movement. Read Part 1.
With police violence against Black communities giving rise
to the #Blacklivesmatter campaign, anniversaries of civil rights victories are an opportunity to bring to
light the invisible actors behind historic moments.
Will the pincer movement of international humanitarian
initiatives to bring into force a universally applicable Nuclear Ban Treaty, and
Scotland's desire to become nuclear free, render Trident’s
successor impossible? Part 3. Part 1, 2.
the UK’s Sharia Review resemble the sharia ‘courts’: secretive procedures and discriminatory
advisors? Are the Home Office and the Church ignoring conflicts of interest and
evidence of discrimination?
When Britain’s Prime Minister
Theresa May said she'd press the nuclear button during the July 18 vote on
Trident, what does that mean on the 71st anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing? Trident Part 2. Trident Part 1.
“Humanity and nuclear weapons cannot coexist
indefinitely. How much longer can we allow the Nuclear Weapon States to
continue threatening all life on earth?”
- Setsuko Thurlow, a survivor of Hiroshima.
The stories of people trying to revive abandoned villages left contaminated by the
Fukushima nuclear disaster raise concerns about plans for a new generation
of nuclear power reactors in Britain, starting with Hinkley C.