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Violence against women as a barrier to the realisation of human rights and the effective exercise of citizenship

 

By Rashida Manjoo   |   Feminist Review 114

 

The value of adopting a citizenship lens, identifying the nexus between violence against women and human rights, and adopting an approach that acknowledges the multiplicity, intersectionality and continuity of violence across the public and private spheres serves to assist in identifying and providing an analysis of the continuing challenges in the quest to eliminate violence against women.  Download the article here.

A well-kept open secret: Washington is behind India’s brutal experiment of abolishing most cash

 

By Norbert Häring   |   01 January 2017

 

In early November, without warning, the Indian government declared the two largest denomination bills invalid, abolishing over 80 percent of circulating cash by value. Amidst all the commotion and outrage this caused, nobody seems to have taken note of the decisive role that Washington played in this. That is surprising, as Washington's role has been disguised only very superficially.  Read the full article here.


About the author: Dr. Norbert Haering is a German business journalist and blogger. His best-selling book on “Abolishing cash and the consequences” was published in 2016 by Bastei-Luebbe (in German).

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