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30 May 2015
29 May 2015
The Peshawar School for Peace, which was inaugurated on 6 May 2015, aims to promote interfaith harmony, girls' education and social cohesion. Global Voices spoke with those behind the school.
26 May 2015
Hijras often face widespread discrimination and are shut out of employment opportunities. Bangladesh wants to recruit them as traffic police to help change that.
Africa Day is the annual commemoration of the 1963 founding of the Organisation of African Unity, when the leaders of 30 independent African states signed a founding charter in Ethiopia.
22 May 2015
20 May 2015
Kathmandu's barbers were typically looked down upon. With the human exodus and economic collapse brought about by two earthquakes, however, they've become one of the area's most sought-after professionals.
19 May 2015
Despite Protests, Malaysia Still Plans to Build a Mega Dam That Could Displace 20,000 Indigenous People
"It is built for the benefit of others rather than those who live in Baram and for the long term good of the Baram."
18 May 2015
In September 2013, the Dominican Republic’s Supreme Court passed a ruling that rendered stateless some 200,000 Dominicans with Haitian roots.
27 April 2015
More than 1,000 activists and leaders from various civil society organizations across Southeast Asia declared their position on human rights and growing economic inequality.
24 April 2015
“Take the Right Side in the Struggle of the Oppressed”: A Letter to John Kerry from Kilinto Prison, Ethiopia
In a letter to John Kerry, jailed Ethiopian blogger Natnael Feleke writes: "Because of the repressive regime, the Ethiopian constitution is powerless to protect citizens from being abused."