Every face tells a story: photographing the 'other side' of Ethiopia,
by Antonio Fiorente.
5 View from
Torture is used not to protect people but to terrorize them. Eduardo
Galeano examines its uses and abuses.
The World Bank wades into an energy tug-of-war; the ninth anniversary
of the death of Ken Saro-Wiwa; Western second-hand clothing hampers
local production in Uganda; dramatic fall in asylum numbers.
Plus: Wordpower - The language of oil.
Plus: Speechmarks and Seriously
Nikki van der Gaag looks at what has changed for women over the years
- and what has not.
13 A long
and winding road
Snapshots of the struggle down the ages.
14 'A Black
woman took my job'
Michael Kimmel shows how the behaviour of men is the single greatest
obstacle to equality - and explains why sharing housework means more
17 A woman's
Why is it so hard to change traditional practices? Nikki van der Gaag
reports on a group that is trying.
rights - THE FACTS
20 What price
Has the occupation of Iraq at least made things better for women?
Jo Wilding reports.
21 Fish money
Relations between the sexes in rural Gambia.
22 A drama
As the tide turns against abortion across the world, Hersilia Fonseca
and Patricia Pujol report on Uruguay's unique experiment.
24 Women who
have moved worlds
A few of the many who are creating justice.
26 The other
side of silence
Violence against women is a bigger killer than cancer or traffic accidents.
Nikki van der Gaag explains what can be done.
and worth reading.
Iran's new breed of neo-conservatives brook no dissent. They include
Saeed Mortazavi, implicated in the beating to death of Canadian photojournalist
Zahra Kazami in 2003.
30 Mixed Media
MUSIC, BOOKS, FILM review
32 Big Bad
Religions of the world, by Polyp.
PLUS: NI Prize Crossword
Homophobia is still so strong in Indian society that Shaina, from
the Organized Lesbian Alliance for Visibility and Action (OLAVA),
does not want to give her real name.
34 Essay -
Democracy is dead
Paul Kingsnorth asks if democracy can be reinvented.
Profile - Mexico