The Minnesota Cuba Committee is one of more than a dozen advocacy groups across the US dedicated to expressing support for the Caribbean island nation’s socialist form of government.
Namibian tribespeople are attempting to sue the German government for reparations linked to a massacre of their descendants more than a century ago.
As nonprofits educate and train women, the gap in programming can and has caused additional conflict and violence in the homes of many refugee women whose husbands have begun to feel their power slip away as their wives and daughters move forward with their lives.
Artisanal miners in Cameroon accuse elites and local officials of working with Chinese mining firms to skirt laws — and putting locals in danger.
Cambodia will elect its prime minister on Sunday — and current Prime Minister Hun Sen will win again.
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have long spent huge sums of money on lobbyists to win favor with those in power in the United States. But when the two countries launched a blockade of fellow US ally Qatar last year, organizations with ties to their governments tried something new: fake news.
Bullfighting has been banned in Catalonia since 2011. But another dangerous activity — castells, or human towers — is gaining popularity.
Hadiza is among several girls between the ages of 10 and 15 hawking at a railway crossing in Gudi, a small agrarian community along the busy Abuja-Akwanga motorway in Nasarawa State in north-central Nigeria.
At 7 years old, like thousands of Bohra girls before her, Masooma Ranalvi, now 51, underwent female circumcision. And, like the thousands of young girls before her, she too, was lured by women in her family with the promise of an outing to get ice cream or a special treat.
There’s little doubt #MeToo is having an impact on the public conversation in Australia — as it is in the US and other countries. And, the complexity and specificity of different women’s experiences, especially nonwhite women, is showing itself to be a critical part of that conversation — particularly in light of the country’s recent colonial past and current racial inequality.