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Defending journalism in a climate of fear. We have known all sorts of violence. But it hasn’t always been that way. Dear MeToo backlash, we feminists have heard it all before… Kate Smurthwaite writes. His approach has been continued by lohaa widow, Cristina, culminating in the passage of the lohxna gender law in May But trans activists like Lohana were drawing international berins to the appalling abuse.

Why make women suffer twice? The return of democracy in brought no change. But unders are allowed to have their name changed and be recognized according to their own gender identity. We are not abandoning the inquiry. Amy Booth visits a Bolivian prison and meets those let down by patchy law enforcement.

You can access the entire archive of over issues with a digital subscription. Chris Brazier explains what Alam’s detention means and A birthday behind bars for Amnesty Turkey Director.

The law applies to anyone aged 18 and over. Named after beriins activist who died aged 33, olhana co-op is run by trans people and provides training and employment. Iranian Women protest the veil. The weighted scales of justice. Get our free fortnightly enews. Lohana paints an emblematic picture of the trans experience: So why has Mohamed bin Salman been invited to Britain?


Jake Edwards, a transgender YouTube vlogger, has a uniquely millennial career. The moral panic surrounding proposed changes is incoherent.

Those who have left have set up other co-ops. Killings and assaults were common, often at the hands of the police. The British hacker will be at great risk if he loses his case, writes Ella Matthews. Loss of self-esteem is a major problem.

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And in the worst male prisons, containing the most violent criminals. In the wake of the tragic loss, Mohammed Elnaiem looks back at years of resistance. It is free to read online — please support us berkinz we can keep it that way.

That status marks out Latin American travestis from many in other parts of the world. About us Ethical shop. InLohana publicly announced that lohaja was leaving prostitution — and that she wanted a job. New Internationalist About us Ethical shop.

How environment defenders are being stopped in the Global South. She is a big fan of gender theorist Judith Butler. You can push your tits out if you like. Britain has provided support to the Burmese military, writes Steve Shaw. Changing legal and social gender ID without medical intervention has also become possible.


Fighting for life and freedom in Egypt. The co-op now has 20 members, down from 60 — but for the best possible reasons.

Demanding a solution revolution. I have lost hundreds of friends, through violence, because the police killed them, through illegal surgery, HIV, suicide Help us keep this site free for all New Internationalist is a lifeline for activists, bermins and readers who value independent journalism.

A decade of resistance behind Iranian bars. A look at Bahrain today. TJ Coles analyzes the British case.

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At the root of this shockingly low life expectancy is discrimination and all that emanates from it: She has played a key role in bringing about legal and social changes in Argentina that can only be described as revolutionary.

Is China detaining a million Uyghur Muslims? Across the world political space is shrinking. Please support us with a small recurring donation so we can keep it free to read online.

Jailed Nubian activist dies in custody. You do not have to conform to a strict stereotype.

The forgotten children of Sonagachi.