Full story - September 16, 2019
A mass of protesters wearing white and carrying Ethiopian flags gather in the street
These incidents of arson and murder come at a time when tensions between the country’s ethnic groups  —  including Oromo, Amhara and Tigrayan — are already high and causing divisions.
Full story - September 09, 2019
Up close image of Kenyan man wearing black sweatshirt
Activists hope this will set a precedent for intersex rights in Kenya, but intersex inclusion is still far from reality.
Full story - September 06, 2019
Former rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia play football at a camp
Since the FARC rebels announced they would be willing to take up arms again against the government, violence against political hopefuls is on the rise.
Full story - September 04, 2019
Three young men sit closely together and look at a cell phone
Mohamudul Hasson and Tobarik Huson, both Rohingya from Myanmar, met in Malaysia after taking arduous journeys to escape persecution and stagnation as stateless Muslim minorities. Neither Myanmar nor neighboring Bangladesh recognizes them as citizens.
Full story - August 26, 2019
farmer
Carlos Osorio has an honorary degree in agroecology from the University of California, Berkeley, and uses his farm to train a new generation of local farmers — and bring city-slicker Colombians and foreign visitors to the farm to tell his story and reconnect them to the land.
Full story - August 13, 2019
A plastic sex doll with brown wig sits in an office chair
South Korea's sex toy industry professionals say sex dolls are the answer to increasing loneliness in South Korean society. But critics have pushed back on the law and say these "real dolls" objectify women and lead to more sex crimes — a hot-button topic in the wake of South Korea's #MeToo movement.
Full story - August 21, 2019
Mother plays with toddler
For decades, China’s one-child policy limited women to one child. In 2016, China introduced the two-child policy and now, older mothers are racing against their biological clocks to have another baby — with high emotional stakes.  
Full story - August 12, 2019
Man stands in 7-Eleven in work vest
The conflict between South Korea and Japan has been going on for decades, but the past few months are somewhat uncharted territory for the two countries, which have nevertheless enjoyed robust trade. Today, six in 10 South Koreans are currently participating in the “No Japan” boycott.
Full story - August 09, 2019
Indigenous
On Thursday, a special report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) highlighted the key role of traditional landholders and the importance for governments to recognize the land rights of those groups over the territory they inhabit and manage.
Full story - August 07, 2019
woman wearing sunglasses holds sign that says "abortion is ok"
What exactly does it take for a woman in Poland to access a safe abortion in Germany? A Facebook account and unwavering faith in strangers.

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