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person > Manuela Picq
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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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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Burkina Faso, African leaders and 'sit-tightism'
Getting Hollywood's nod for Palestinian film
Ecuador's FM wants transnational corporations held accountable
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
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