Vanessa Baird

Vanessa Baird lived and worked as a journalist in Peru during the tumultuous mid-1980s, and she maintains a passionate interest in South America. She joined New Internationalist as a co-editor in 1986 and since then has written on everything from migration, money, religion and equality to indigenous activism, climate change, feminism and global LGBT rights. She also edits the Mixed Media, arts and culture section of the magazine.

Vanessa’s books include The No-Nonsense Guide to World Population (2011), Sex, Love and Homophobia (2004), The Little Book of Big Ideas (2009) and, People First Economics (2010). In 2012 she won a prestigious Amnesty International Human Rights Media award.

Vanessa Baird is known as @VanessaBNI on Twitter

Articles by Vanessa Baird

Free Yanto: Activist Yanto Awerkion awaiting trial
Former president Lula on his Caravan of Hope tour around Brazil, ahead of this year’s elections.
North Korea Crisis: A ground-based interceptor launches from the US's Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
Brazil coup
Operation Car Wash
Brazilian favelas
make a soft coup
Indigenous people, set to be robbed of their land rights, took their protest to Brasilia – to be rebuffed by armed forces.
Women's rights Brazil: The state of sexism, rights of women and sexual minorities after the soft coup in Brazil

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