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Has the 24-hour News Culture Spurred a National Awakening in India?

Nabila Pathan | Posted 08.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Nabila Pathan

Has India's incessant news coverage started the process of shaking the patriarchal foundations of government? It is too soon to make such a statement, but one hopes this is the initial rousing of change.

The Week That Was: Women's Issues

Carla Buzasi | Posted 07.03.2013 | UK
Carla Buzasi

While the debate continues over whether 2012 really was the so-called 'year of the woman' (or "year of the year of the woman" as the New York Times dubbed it, 2013 has so far been something of a mixed bag for the fairer sex. The news, uncovered on Friday, that the Church of England is to lift its ban on gay members of the clergy from becoming bishops, was undoubtedly a huge step in the right direction for the Church, but it rather showed up the fact that women still don't get the same privilege.