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.
Two new reports underline what activists have been saying for years: oil companies are complicit in human rights abuses and environmental devastation in the Niger Delta.
Iris Gonzales meets women at a Filipino prison and can’t help thinking they should not be locked up.
In the wake of a new campaign to promote Nigeria, Sokari Ekine argues this is no time for backslapping.
Mari Marcel Thekaekara, on how Narender Modi could be a prime ministerial contender for the 2014 elections in India.
Iris Gonzales has a very personal reason for marking World Suicide Prevention Day on 9 September.
India’s patenting laws mean it produces many drugs cheaply for developing countries. But corporate greed is putting this in jeopardy, argues Mari Marcel Thekaekara.
Why is one state deemed democratic and another demonic when repression and corruption are evident in both? Sokari Ekine asks some awkward questions.
From Marcos to Arroyo, its leaders have pillaged and lied. But will this ‘Once Upon A Time’ have a happy ending? Iris Gonzales wishes she could wave her magic wand as she relates the sorry tale.
A visit to an ayurvedic doctor convinces Mari Marcel Thekaekara that we need to balance the way we live.
Poor pay, polluted air, dangerous conditions. It’s a familiar story for the country’s port workers, says Iris Gonzales.