New Internationalist

The Majority World Blog

Finance leaders come out to play in the Philippines

But how exactly will the Asian Development Bank meeting help the poor? asks Iris Gonzales.

World Bank bullying must stop!

Iris Gonzales has strong words for incoming bank boss Jim Yong Kim.

Zimbabwe: it’s a man’s world

Mgcini Nyoni laments the constant abuse of women’s and girls’ rights in his home country.

Activists, journalists, human rights workers: missing but not forgotten

Iris Gonzales calls for justice and redress in a Philippines that seems not to care.

Philippines must dismantle its private armies!

State-backed militaries continue to act with impunity, writes Iris Gonzales.

International Women’s Day: women hold up half the sky

Iris Gonzales offers a lament for the state of women’s rights and a hope for a better future.

Wanted: products not made in China

Zimbabweans are fed up with sub-standard imported goods, explains Mgcini Nyoni.

Time to end feudalism in the Philippines

Farmers have always been badly treated – by landlords as by presidents. But could things be about to change?

Sri Lanka-Maldives relations put to the test

Despite offering sanctuary to the ousted Maldivian president’s family, Sri Lanka’s government is hedging its bets on the islands’ future.

Culture of impunity thrives in the Philippines

A year in to his presidency, Benigno Aquino III has failed to address human rights concerns, says Iris Gonzales.

Cheering and clapping for hate: Uganda’s anti-gay bill returns

Despite being shelved in 2010, the anti-homosexuality bill is back on the agenda. It must be stopped, says Sokari Ekine.

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