But not everyone is willing to rock the boat in the fight against polygamy, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.
Adam Long despairs at the increasingly extremist bent of the Tony Abbott administration and its open disdain for equality.
Government plans to commodify commons land must be stopped, argues Despina Economopoulou.
Such ‘aid’ will only ever lift a few out of poverty, argues Dan Falvey.
A dispatch from aid worker Rosie Crowther at Christian Aid who warns of a growing emergency largely ignored by the British media.
Lana Groves argues that the best way to reduce fertility rates is to improve women and girls’ schooling.
Repression, self-censorship and the state funding of media have silenced Serbian journalists critical of the government, writes Alexia Kalaitzi.
Phoebe Shiu argues for public immunization programmes to become a top health priority.
Thomas Mc Donagh on the trade treaties that will land a knock-out punch on any dreams of sustainable development.
NGOs are seen as cash-obsessed with advertising campaigns portraying beneficiaries as hapless victims, says Natalie Nezhati.
Those who trade with Colombia should look at the plight of its political prisoners, writes Hannah Matthews.