This year, 25 December was about survival, not celebration, for the people of northern Mindanao in the Philippines, says Iris Gonzales.
Where is Benigno Aquino’s empathy for his people? asks Iris Gonzales.
Student attempts to occupy Manila may have been thwarted – but the protests will continue, says Iris Gonzales.
Nigeria’s new legislation is just another way of legitimizing all kinds of sexual prejudice and violence, says Sokari Ekine.
India is allowing direct foreign investment, and the supermarkets are sharpening their knives, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.
A new vaccine could give hope to millions – if Big Pharma doesn’t get its hands on it first, says Iris Gonzales.
Considered one of Israel’s few ‘mixed’ cities, Jaffa’s Arab population is facing eviction, police brutality and an unsettled future. Noreen Sadik reports.
Vanessa Baird on why, when it comes to human numbers, nothing sells like fear.
A report from the Philippines revealing the latest child abuse figures makes devastating reading, discovers Iris Gonzales.
With the wealth gap widening, Mari Marcel Thekaekara on a plan to link ethical investors with producers and consumers all over the world.
A new blogging campaign wants to promote girls’ potential. Iris Gonzales, who has seen first hand how poverty and lack of access to education can stymie their chances, is all for this new initiative.