News from the Global South

'Muslims fear female sexuality'

, 1/19/2006

News24 - South Africa, January 19, 2006 Berlin - British author Salman Rushdie said the West had failed to grasp the extent to which Islamic extremism was rooted in men's fear of women's sexuality.

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Golden Globes: Chinese Connection

, 1/18/2006

Hindustan Times - India, January 18, 2006 There is a whole world of difference between the overall value of the general run of Indian films and that of the cinema that emerges from China.

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Schools Respond Well To Sex Education Survey

, 1/18/2006

Daily Times - Lahore, Pakistan, January 18, 2006 A survey on girl students' reproductive health knowledge is being responded to well by selected schools and colleges, Daily Times learnt.

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Staring at People - India's National Pastime

, 1/17/2006

Patna Daily - India, January 17, 2006 Whenever a person takes a walk on a street in India, one thing that the person cannot escape from, is the constant staring at them by all kinds of people, strangers as well as people familiar to them.

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Nepal "Abusing" Transsexuals

, 1/17/2006

uk.gay.com - UK, January 17, 2006 A human rights group has accused Nepal of abusing transsexuals, with the government apparently sanctioning violent attacks on sexual minorities.

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