News headlines for “Racism”, page 5

  1. Where Men Now Fear to Tread

    Wednesday, April 04, 2012

    No man, except for those raised here as children, lives in Umoja village in Kenya; one has not for two decades. It is a village only of and for women, women who have been abused, raped, and forced from their homes.

  2. Measure Progress in Happiness, Not Money, Bhutan Urges

    Tuesday, April 03, 2012

    Which is more important in human life: money or happiness? Can money buy happiness? According to the tiny Himalayan nation of Bhutan, the time has come for the world to pay closer attention to this age-old question.

  3. Maldivian Women Fight for Rights

    Tuesday, April 03, 2012

    Maldivian women, long used to taking a backseat in the Muslim-dominated Indian Ocean country, say they are determined to ensure that they are not deprived of their rights under the new regime of President Mohammed Waheed Hassan.

  4. Malaysian Socialists on Bumpy Road to Revival

    Monday, April 02, 2012

    As Prime Minister Najib Razak prepares to dissolve parliament for snap polls, Malaysia’s socialists are seeing an opportunity to make a comeback after nearly five decades in the political wilderness.

  5. Could Mining Threaten Mongolia's Tourism Potential?

    Friday, March 30, 2012

    Twenty years ago, when a Dutch cyclist named Rik Idema first passed through Mongolia on a round-the-world biking trip, the country struck him as the most pristine place he'd ever seen.

  6. Winds of Lent Blowing in Cuba

    Thursday, March 29, 2012

    Debates in civil society, tension with internal opposition groups, demands from outside the country and inevitable comparisons with John Paul II’s visit to this socialist island in 1998 surrounded Benedict XVI’s visit 14 years later to a very different Cuba.

  7. Learning Lessons From the Khmer Rouge

    Wednesday, March 28, 2012

    For four years, Wan Preung toiled in the fields under the Khmer Rouge, unable to speak his mind. But after the regime fell in 1979, there was still one sensitive subject the teacher could seldom broach with his students: the Khmer Rouge.

  8. Pope Strikes Moderate Tone in Cuba

    Tuesday, March 27, 2012

    On his three-day visit to Cuba, Pope Benedict XVI has so far struck a moderate tone, although he called on Catholics in this country to fight with the 'weapons' of peace and understanding for an 'open, renewed society.'

  9. Activists in Mexico Want to Be Heard by the Pope

    Wednesday, March 21, 2012

    Spiralling violence, demands for justice voiced by victims of child sexual abuse at the hands of Roman Catholic priests, and ordination of women priests are issues that, in the view of experts and activists, Pope Benedict XVI will not be able to evade in his visit to Mexico.

  10. Taliban Face the Music in Pakistan

    Saturday, March 17, 2012

    Not so long ago, Gul Pana’s pursuit of a career as a professional singer in Khyber Pakthunkhwa (KP) province would have invited certain death at the hands of the Taliban.

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