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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
Belo Monte: Brazil's damned democracy
The Belo Monte dam project shows the government's failure to respect indigenous rights and reform energy policy.
Last updated: 17 May 2012 09:25 GMT
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Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
Israel's Operation Protective Edge is the third major offensive on the Gaza Strip in six years.
American Muslims' ongoing civil rights fight
Muslims and Arabs in the US say they face discrimination in many areas of life, 13 years after the 9/11 attacks.
Rainy season worsens South Sudan crisis
At one UN site alone, approximately four children below the age of five are dying each day.
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Israel and Kenya: Narratives of disposability
The new generation of Muslim American leaders
Australian government: Pirates of the Indian Ocean
On stupidity and war
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In Pictures: Ramadan in Kashmir
As Ramadan is observed with religious fervor, preparations to mark last phase have begun in India-administered Kashmir.
In Pictures: World's highest-paid athletes
Forbes revealed a list of the highest-paid athletes in the world today. Here, we share the top 10 from that list.
In Pictures: Childbirth under Israeli attack
The emergency department of Gaza's al-Shifa hospital takes in between 25-50 pregnant women per day.
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