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person > Manuela Picq
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Theatre as democracy: Staging south-south dialogues
A theatre form developed in Brazil takes root in rural areas of India, showing the meaningful cultural exchanges.
Last updated: 03 Jan 2013 12:28 GMT
A dynamic year of indigenous communication
Indigenous media is a tool for self-determination, emancipation and revival of dying languages.
Last updated: 19 Oct 2012 10:37 GMT
A much needed International Day of the Girl
Girls are the most vulnerable to violence and their security cannot be treated as an afterthought, writes Picq.
Last updated: 11 Oct 2012 06:55 GMT
Listening to the Arctic
The Arctic is warming at a rate twice that of the global average, and protecting it is of vital importance.
Last updated: 27 Sep 2012 07:43 GMT
The politics of veils, 'polleras' and mini-skirts
Veils and "polleras" are modern expressions of "political contestation and negotiation" between state and society.
Last updated: 26 Aug 2012 07:53 GMT
Hip-hop Kichwa: Sounds of indigenous modernity
Kichwa hip-hop dethrones the imagery of indigenous peoples as living in rural communities isolated from modernity.
Last updated: 18 Aug 2012 19:40 GMT
Let them have contraception
Wednesday's London Summit on Family Planning aims to expand contraception access for women in the developing world.
Last updated: 11 Jul 2012 14:01 GMT
What Rio tells us about the Arctic
The recent Rio+20 conference in Brazil was 'a show of good intentions devoid of political will', says author.
Last updated: 05 Jul 2012 11:46 GMT
What's behind Assange's decision to seek refuge in Ecuador, and what about the country's dismal record in transparency?
Last updated: 22 Jun 2012 14:01 GMT
Is the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights too progressive?
By maintaining its independence and standing up to member states, the IACHR has irritated too many governments at once.
Last updated: 09 Jun 2012 10:21 GMT
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