Ali Rae

Ali Rae

Maternal health

Saving the traditional midwife in Guatemala

For centuries midwives in rural Guatemala have played a key role in delivering babies despite the numerous challenges.

Saving the traditional midwife in Guatemala

Refugees

Manus Island's refugee babies: Q&A with Father Clement Taulam

Children fathered by refugees on Manus Island could be marginalised by patrilineal clan structures, says Father Taulam.

Manus Island's refugee babies: Q&A with Father Clement Taulam

Interactive

No way, you won't stay: Explore the Manus Island story via chat

Investigate Australia's offshore processing of asylum seekers by chatting to those at the heart of the story.

No way, you won't stay: Explore the Manus Island story via chat

Voices

Jucuapa: The coffin-making town in El Salvador

Welcome to the small town where residents abandoned traditional industries to turn a profit in the funeral business.

Jucuapa: The coffin-making town in El Salvador

Guatemala

Why is community radio in Guatemala important?

Despite the legal challenges, Indigenous communities use radio to 'keep their language and culture alive'.

Why is community radio in Guatemala important?

El Salvador

El Salvador woman jailed after stillbirth seeks freedom

After 10 years in prison, Teodora del Carmen Vasquez, convicted under a strict abortion law, hopes she will be freed.

El Salvador woman jailed after stillbirth seeks freedom

Women's Rights

Violence against women: 'I have learned not to fear'

Mayan women share challenges they face every day in Guatemala, which has one of the highest femicide rates in the world.

Violence against women: 'I have learned not to fear'

In Depth

Media Theorised

In our latest online series we showcase the key works of five big thinkers from around the world – Noam Chomsky, Edward Said, Marshall McLuhan, Roland Barthes and Stuart Hall - whose theories on the media will sharpen your critical tools when you next consume the news.

Media Theorised

Latin America

Earthquake kills more than 220 in central Mexico

Rescue workers race to find survivors after deadliest tremor in 32 years kills 223 in central Mexico.

Earthquake kills more than 220 in central Mexico

Africa

Lesotho taxi drivers help lead fight against HIV

In Lesotho, country with second highest HIV rate, passengers learn about how male circumcision helps prevent infection.

Lesotho taxi drivers help lead fight against HIV

US & Canada

Interactive - The People vs. America

As Donald Trump takes office, we trace the historical trajectory that has exposed the myth of the American Dream.

Interactive - The People vs. America

Europe

Interactive - The Making and Breaking of Europe

The Big Picture explores the interwoven history of the European project and the far right in postwar Europe.

Interactive - The Making and Breaking of Europe