The silencing of scientists in the Philippines
November 15, 2022

“This battle is not just for Leonard and for his companions that day. This is for all those who do fieldwork, for the environmentalists. I will not stop no matter what they do.”

Invisible children: the struggle of Nepali mothers returning home
November 8, 2022

“I became totally helpless. I was there to earn money to support my family, but I was trapped abroad,” Sunita said.

A new culture: How technology is freeing meat from a guilty conscience
November 2, 2022

In Singapore, you can already order chicken from a bioreactor in the restaurant. The rest of the world could soon follow. That could save billions of animals from suffering, protect the climate – and change our diet forever.

Family First: The Rise of the Anti-Gender Movement in North Macedonia
October 31, 2022

“My existence is not a personal attack on [Prezemi Odgovornost]. Their attack on me, however, is a personal attack.”

To recover mental health in Denmark, ten years will be too long
October 19, 2022

“I felt like I was trapped inside a box – of just a black box. There were people around me and I couldn’t hear them. I couldn’t see them properly. I did nothing […] You’re just alone.”

When clean air becomes a privilege: environmental injustice across Europe
September 22, 2022

The underprivileged are often more exposed to pollution either from the lack of policies that protect them from it or from actions by government authorities which increase their vulnerability to it.

Gender editor: a new newsroom role is fighting sexism in the Peruvian media
September 15, 2022

“we have to constantly demonstrate our value and are questioned for pointing out the attacks and misogynistic coverage that has been carried out for decades without any of these renowned men of power mentioning it.”

How police brutality continues to threaten Nigeria’s thriving tech generation
September 8, 2022

“I tried to bargain with the policemen, but they demanded N500,000 ($770) or nothing. Next, they drove me to my bank branch beside Sheraton Hotel and told me to go and withdraw the money for them.”

“Heard” but not seen: Being Black in South Korea
August 11, 2022

Accordingly, for many nightclubs in Seoul, providing a foreigner-free experience is a selling point to attract customers, as a certain contingent of the clientele is more comfortable enjoying their night solely in the company of ethnic Koreans.

Getting in the room: The young women at the forefront of the battle for democracy and environmental justice in Brazil
August 2, 2022

“We’re all in the same boat, as climate change affects everyone, but very few have a life jacket.”

Category: Story

Scientific illustrations of flowers surround the islands of the Philippines, showing where each is from
Story

The silencing of scientists in the Philippines

“This battle is not just for Leonard and for his companions that day. This is for all those who do fieldwork, for the environmentalists. I will not stop no matter what they do.”

A Black man stands in front of a club entrance where a sign says its K-hip hop night. Below that, a sign reads, "no foreigners, no Moroccans, Egyptias, Algerians"
Story

“Heard” but not seen: Being Black in South Korea

Accordingly, for many nightclubs in Seoul, providing a foreigner-free experience is a selling point to attract customers, as a certain contingent of the clientele is more comfortable enjoying their night solely in the company of ethnic Koreans.

A hand grasping money hovers above a group of people reaching towards it in an abstract field with ribbons of color.
Story

Who moved my copper?

Zambia is a case in point. In 2020, the south African country was found to be a debt defaulter. The amount in question was 17 billion USD. But why is this happening to a country rich in copper and cobalt, two of the world’s most sought after metals?

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