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Doorways - stories from the street

Excluded in life as in death, this is the reality of homelessness. Bekki Perriman documents it from the inside.

Filed in: Housing Poverty United Kingdom

Of book thieves and bribery

Hannah Garrard reports from Monrovia on a crisis in Liberia’s education system.

Filed in: Education Liberia

‘Our language is our soul’: saving Aymara

Alexia Kalaitzi on the fight to digitally preserve this indigenous American tongue.

Filed in: Indigenous Peoples Language

Can you be a world-class football player and a good dad?

From rage on the field to caregiving at home: Mary Robbins discusses Luis Suarez’s transformation. 

Filed in: Society Sport

How much of your soul does the minimum wage buy?

Kate Smurthwaite suggests overthrowing capitalism to avoid smutty workplace t-shirts… 

Filed in: Corporations Work

Can you afford to fall in love with a migrant?

Britain’s immigration rules deprive couples of their right to family life, says Clare Sambrook.

Filed in: Migration United Kingdom

The brave and the blameless: women survivors of war-time rape

A global summit to end sexual violence in conflict takes place this week. Subi Shah reports.

Filed in: Bangladesh Bosnia-Herzegovina Conflict Serbia and Montenegro Women

Fancy nosh and raising dosh

Josh Barrie takes a light-hearted look at the link between food and fundraising.

Filed in: Food Society

Only school dinners for Spain’s poorest children

The country now has the dubious distinction of having the second-highest child poverty rate in Europe, says Marian Womack.

Filed in: Spain Youth

Sign language is our rightful mother tongue

Jill Jones explains why signing is particularly vulnerable to dying out – and why this basic human right must be protected.

Filed in: Disability Human Rights Language Language Minorities

‘Either I go home – or I go in a plastic bag’

Repressive tactics by the Israeli Prison Service are increasing as Palestinian political prisoners mark day 45 of their hunger strike.

Filed in: Human Rights Israel Palestine Prisons

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