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SOAS cleaners strike for equal rights

Steve Rushton interviews workers fighting for better working conditions in a university that teaches global justice.

Filed in: Activism Work

$500,000 a week? For kicking a football around?

Money has turned the beautiful game ugly, says Alan Hughes.

Filed in: Economics Media Sport Work

Are Western evangelists responsible for Uganda's homophobia?

Patience Akumu considers what impact preaching hate has had on the country’s citizens and politicians.

Filed in: Minorities Uganda

A deadly week for Palestinians

Noreen Sadik reports on the growing use of force by the Israeli military against people living under occupation. 

Filed in: Human Rights Israel Palestine

Women on wheels raise money for adivasi human rights

Mari Marcel Thekaekara talks to the intrepid cyclists who took part in Go MAD.

Filed in: India Women

What does locking up migrants say about society?

As a new immigration centre opens in Dorset, Horatio Morpurgo asks why refugees are treated so badly.

Filed in: England Migration Society

PHOTO ESSAY: literacy is a family affair

Glitter Moreño shares images of a rural project in the Philippines, where parents are learning essential skills alongside their children.

Filed in: Education Philippines

Free the seafood slaves

Migrant workers are still being violently abused in the Thai fishing industry, reports Steve Trent.

Filed in: Fishing Slavery Thailand

Why are women with disabilities still facing a double oppression?

On the eve of International Women’s Day, Tiziana Oliva reports on the issues affecting one in five women around the world.   

Filed in: Disability Equality Women

Standing up to inspire change

Rosa Parks’ act of courage sixty years ago is an example for women challenging oppression today, says Lydia James.

Filed in: Equality Women

The Earth needs a good lawyer

Brian Loffler catches up with Eradicating Ecocide campaigner Polly Higgins.

Filed in: Activism Climate Change Environment Law

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