Coronavirus pandemic

Women grieve stillborn babies as COVID-19 spreads in India

A marked increase in stillbirths has been reported as coronavirus pandemic strains hard-pressed rural health services.

Women grieve stillborn babies as COVID-19 spreads in India

Europe

Portugal: Deadly racism, far-right growth draw global concern

Intellectuals such as Cornel West and Achille Mbembe call on Portugal to act after series of racist attacks.

Portugal: Deadly racism, far-right growth draw global concern

Media

In TV show 'Churails', Pakistani women take on society's demons

Churails has been lauded for breaking new ground, smashing stereotypes and putting women at the centre of its story.

In TV show 'Churails', Pakistani women take on society's demons

Environment

Is the climate crisis creating a mental health crisis?

A growing network of psychiatrists is tackling a mental health crisis spurred by climate change.

Is the climate crisis creating a mental health crisis?

Food

Medieval Arabic cookbooks: Reviving the taste of history

A growing number of cookbooks have been translated into English, helping bring old foods to new palates.

Medieval Arabic cookbooks: Reviving the taste of history