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Making waves: Masih Alinejad

Making waves: Masih Alinejad

The Iranian journalist posted pictures of herself without a hijab and sparked a movement of women. Lucinda Homa Gray finds out more.
India’s forgotten cotton-picking children

India’s forgotten cotton-picking children

Mari Marcel Thekaekara shines a spotlight on the underreported problem of child labour.
The tragedy of young migrants in austerity-hit Greece

The tragedy of young migrants in austerity-hit Greece

Undocumented refugees fleeing conflict are most the vulnerable, writes Jameela Freitas on World Day against Human Trafficking.
‘Paris Pledge’ pushes for coal-industry retirement

‘Paris Pledge’ pushes for coal-industry retirement

Getting the banking sector out of coal can boost ambition at Paris climate summit, says Catalina von Hildebrand.
Contradictions at heart

Contradictions at heart

Natalie Sharples on migration, international development and Britain’s shame.
Why defeating Islamic State might mean re-reading The Lord of the Rings

Why defeating Islamic State might mean re-reading The Lord of the Rings

Uncomfortable questions in the Muslim world have exposed an existential crisis, argues Akil N Awan.

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Making waves: Masih Alinejad

Exiled Iranian journalist Masih Alinejad is using social media to challenge Iran’s compulsory hijab law. Lucinda Homa Gray meets her.

The tragedy of young migrants in austerity-hit Greece

Undocumented refugees fleeing conflict and poverty are most vulnerable to exploitation, writes Jameela Freitas on World Day against Human Trafficking.

The people’s flag is deep and red

How have socialism and social democracy worked as alternatives? wonders Richard Swift.

‘It’s a story of corruption, greed and ineptitude’

Nigerian Ken Henshaw is fighting his government’s calamitous energy privatization. Jess Worth meets him.

Migrant dreams clash with European reality

Those risking their lives migrating to Europe should know what life there is like, Mamadou Dia tells David Hewitt.

Why are NGOs so reluctant to help Greece?

As the island of Lesvos is overwhelmed with immigrants, the world of aid looks on. Beulah Devaney reports.

Empowering Kurdistan

What made a Kurdish victory possible in Turkey’s recent elections – and what does the future hold? asks Naila Bozo.

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India’s forgotten cotton-picking children

Mari Marcel Thekaekara shines a spotlight on the underreported problem of child labour.

‘Paris Pledge’ pushes for coal-industry retirement

Getting the banking sector out of coal can boost ambition at Paris climate summit, says Catalina von Hildebrand.

Contradictions at heart

Natalie Sharples on migration, international development and Britain’s shame.

Why defeating Islamic State might mean re-reading The Lord of the Rings

Uncomfortable questions in the Muslim world have exposed an existential crisis, argues Akil N Awan.

Catholic nun barred, a step backward for women’s freedom

It’s an almost funny story, if it didn’t have a twist in the tale, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Modern life and medicine

Can our ancestral medical progress keep up with modern life? Naomi Elster asks.

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