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Photo Gallery: visualizing Philippine democracy through UN SDGs

For International Day of Democracy, Iris Gonzales offers snap shots of the country’s corruption, poverty and drug war.

Filed in: Drugs Human Rights Philippines Poverty

Reflections on the harsh criticism of Mother Teresa

There was certainly reason to be critical but what difference has it made? Mari Marcel Thekaekara asks.

Filed in: India

'King, not parliament, should be the target of Swazi protests’

The recent criticism of the Swazi government from many Swazis is misplaced. They should be blaming the country’s absolute monarch, says exiled political activist Sonkhe Dube. Peter Kenworthy reports.

Filed in: Swaziland

Ethiopia’s young men: Between hope and a hard place

In an attempt to improve women’s lives, this east African country is leaving young men behind, writes Nikki van der Gaag.

Filed in: Children Ethiopia Men Women

Laos: living with unexploded bombs, 40 years on

US bombs still kill in Laos – even decades years after being dropped.

Filed in: Arms Vietnam

Brexit means… er, whatever!

The politicians tasked to execute Brexit are clueless. Luckily, others are thinking about what to do next, Vanessa Baird writes.

Filed in: Europe European Union United Kingdom

Ukrainian activists defend victims of sexual violence

Many people are not able to use social media and are afraid to speak out. Others are beginning to speak for them. Isabelle Gerretsen reports.

Filed in: Ukraine Women

Out of the ashes of Rana Plaza

The factory collapse in 2013 caused an international outcry – but have labour conditions improved? Thulsi Narayanasamy reports from Bangladesh.

Filed in: Bangladesh Trade Unions Work

#VetsVsHate – and Trump

The latest view from the US, by Mark Engler.

Filed in: United States

The fight goes on: Workers’ struggles and successes from around the globe

Around the world, trade unions are facing fierce repression. But workers are still uniting to stand up for their rights and, in some cases, winning, from this month’s New Internationalist magazine.

Filed in: Cambodia Colombia European Union Mexico South Africa Trade Unions Work Zambia

A long road to reconciliation

Seven years after the end of the civil war, Jo Eckersley and Ashwin Hemmathagama assess Sri Lanka’s progress.

Filed in: Sri Lanka

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