Covid-19 lockdown pregnancies: How South Africa is fighting to keep girls in school
January 11, 2022

Join our mission! School lockdowns were designed to prevent the spread of Covid-19, but in

Trading guns for fish and insects, former FARC combatants find a path back to civilian life
December 17, 2021

Sandra did not know anything about the climate crisis and its causes , nor did she know about food insecurity and the possible solutions to it when she surrendered her weapon to the United Nations after the guerrilla group she was part of, The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC-EP), signed a peace agreement with the Colombian state.

Future food? Trying to revive a lost tradition in Ecuador
December 17, 2021

In Ecuador, it is an ancestral tradition to eat insects harvested in the Amazon. This tradition was erased by conquest, but some are trying to bring it back.

Can a carnivorous culture make room on the plate for new proteins?
December 17, 2021

The benefits of insect-based diets are clear, but researchers and entrepreneurs in Argentina are fighting against prejudice and legal barriers

Six-Legged Allies – A Cross-Border Insect Story
December 13, 2021

A four part cross-border investigation into insect proteins

The bittersweet taste of insects in Mexico’s rural areas
December 13, 2021

How can we incorporate insects into our diet without putting insect populations and their habitats at risk?

Private Abuse in Telegram’s “Public Rooms”: Can North Macedonia Fight Online Sexual Harassment?
November 23, 2021

Activists and survivors have taken to the streets to demand justice online for revenge porn and other abusive material spread on Telegram.

“A Living Hell”: Kenyan Women Report Physical Assault During Childbirth
November 9, 2021

In 2013, the president of Kenya abolished hospital fees for giving birth. Almost a decade later, birth mortality rates remain stubbornly high. Does a pattern of abuse explain why?

Visibility as Resistance: How Zimbabwe’s LGBTQI+ Community Fights Queerphobia on Social Media
October 12, 2021

Once dehumanized in local media, the LGBTQI+ community in Zimbabwe are now showing how human they are – through social media.

No facing away: Why India’s facial recognition system is bad news for minorities
September 28, 2021

Facial recognition technology is severely limited by racial and gender bias. As India seeks to build one of the world’s largest facial databases, activists fear the impact for minorities beyond black and white.

Category: Story

The black-and-white illustration shows a woman carrying a cane for the blind. She turns around as four giant hands reach out to her from each direction, grabbing her hand and her cane.

When “Help” Hurts

Is your desire to help more important than my consent? How #MeToo gave me a vocabulary to claim disability rights.

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