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‘The first marriage is practice’

“The first marriage is practice.” This statement from a novel I read some time back left an indelible mark in my brain, especially since I’ve been through a divorce myself. Or let’s say, I’ve had some “practice” and that’s why this Indian advertisement struck a cord with me.

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20.11.2013 | 15:39

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The legacy of war

An estimated two million ordinance were dropped on Laos during the Vietnam war. 30 percent of the sub-munitions from cluster bombs failed to explode and pose an acute danger to the population. In DW’s report by Norbert Lübbers , women bomb disposal experts try and remove these bombs to secure their country.

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20.11.2013 | 10:37

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Women in the news

Pakistani teenager Malala is honoured with the Sakharov prize. In a speech to Indian students, US ambassador to India, Nancy Powell reveals why American students don’t want to come to India. 13-year-old Sushma Verma is from a very poor family, but she’s managed to get into university by doing exceedingly well in her studies! Read more to find out the latest in women’s news from around the world.

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20.11.2013 | 10:12

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