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BBC Radio 4 - File on 4, What Price Cheap Clothes?

Will the Rana Plaza factory tragedy mean Bangladeshi garment workers no longer have to work in death traps? It's five months on from the collapse of the 8 storey building in Dhaka, in which more than a thousand workers died, and several thousand lost arms or legs or were paralysed. Jane Deith …

UN Study Looks at High Rate of Rape

An author of the study explains why rape is so prevalent.<p><b>One in four men surveyed for a United Nations study in Asia and the Pacific admitted raping at least one woman.</b><p>The UN Multi-country Study on Men and Violence in Asia and the Pacific surveyed over 10,000 men at nine sites in six countries: …

Oradour-sur-Glane, France: moments of Nazi massacre frozen in time

It is inconceivable that any images of Oradour-sur-Glane – the French village wiped out by the Waffen SS in June 1944 – could be anything other than moving. But those from Wednesday this week were notably significant.<p>German President Joachim Gauck – the first German leader to visit the scene of the …

Oradour-sur-Glane, France: moments of Nazi massacre frozen in time

It is inconceivable that any images of Oradour-sur-Glane – the French village wiped out by the Waffen SS in June 1944 – could be anything other than moving. But those from Wednesday this week were notably significant.<p>German President Joachim Gauck – the first German leader to visit the scene of the …

Toronto International Film Festival Preview: ‘The Fifth Estate,’ More

This year’s TIFF, which kicks off today, is the biggest in the world, with 288 films, many of which will go on to awards glory. So what to see? From …

Small business guide: How to compete with the big brands

Competing with bigger brands on their own terms can be more than a small company can manage, but finding your strengths and playing to those can help …