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Half a man beats none
In Russia and Mongolia, women don't shy away from polygamy
Katbamna, Mira
Article
2009
The Guardian
Investigation into the socio-economic motivations behind the movement to legalize polygamy. There are fewer men than women in Russia and Mongolia due to economic migration and alcoholism. Both urban a...
Knicker protest targets Hindu militants
Ramesh, Randeep
Article
2009
The Guardian
The socially conservative Hindu Sri Ram Sena (Lord Ram's Army) a group of vigilantes has attacked women in pubs and unwed couples, in an effort to protect what they call "Indian Culture". Indian women...
Norway lets fathers do their share
Paternity leave law has helped to create a quiet revolution in childcare
Chemin, Anne
Article
2011
The Guardian
In Norway, twelve weeks of the forty six weeks of paid parental leave is reserved for the father. If he chooses not to take the leave the time and money is forfeit. The legislation is designed to prom...


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