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27 October 2005

Women, War, Peace and Violence Against Women. (womenwarpeace.org)
What is violence against women? Women War Peace defines it, shows what can be done, and highlights the work of UNIFEM.

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“Women advocating for resolution 1325 in the democratic Republic of Congo”
(1325 PeaceWomen E-News Issue #10, peacewomen.org, 4/10/02)
After years of tensions between Congolese women and their government, 1325 was implemented in 2002.

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“Iran: Tehran Bans Movies That Promote Nihilism And Feminism” (Golnaz Esfandiari, rferl.org, 24/10/05)
Is the new ban on foreign movies the start of a new era of more restrictive cultural policies in the Islamic Republic of Iran?

More on Iran's trouble with cinema here.

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Listen to Peggy Antrobus as she explains why she thinks that the women’s movement is in crisis

Why we're suing over the £23m NHS data deal with 'spy tech' firm Palantir

Right as the NHS battles 'vaccine hesitancy', why is the government giving a CIA-backed firm – whose spyware has been accused of creating ‘racist’ feedback loops in US policing – a major, long-term role in handling our personal health information, and in England's cherished NHS?

Get the inside story from the journalists and lawyers battling to force transparency from the government on what they're doing with public money – and our health records.

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