393 - Chile Aflame Over Prices & Rights!

October 25, 2019


This week’s ENW podcast reports on a horrible developing situation in Chile – a country we were thrilled to have visited last year for ENW 358 & ENW 359. This week has seen growing violent clashes between government forces and ordinary Chilean citizens. Major cities such as Santiago and Concepcion have witnessed looting, rioting and police and military using rubber bullets. What has caused such a tragic situation to develop? Is there any sign of a solution?
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October 25, 2019
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379 - #KuToo

June 07, 2019


This week’s ENW podcast reports on a protest movement from Japan which is attempting to make women’s lives in the workforce both more equal and more comfortable! One activist has decided that the tradition in Japanese offices of women being required to wear heeled shoes has gone on for far too long. Not only is the practice sexist but wearing heels all day is also very uncomfortable! How is the protest being undertaken? Is it successful? What happens next?
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June 07, 2019
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275 - 2017: Women’s Rights Curtailed..?

January 06, 2017


This week's English News Weekly podcast, the first for 2017, reports on worrying news relating to women's rights around the world. International Women's Groups are expecting big fights to keep health clinics open, save women's health programs and enforce laws that prevent and prosecute violence against women. Why are there such big concerns?

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January 06, 2017
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182 - 70 Years On

January 30, 2015


English News Weekly 182 looks at the 70th anniversary ceremonies held to remember the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp in 1945.

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January 30, 2015
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170 Imprisoned for Watching Volleyball!

November 07, 2014


This week's podcast looks at concerning news regarding a young British-Iranian woman, who has been sentenced to gaol for one year for attending a men's volleyball match in Tehran, Iran.

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November 07, 2014
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