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Great Expectations

Mariama’s sons are all trying to make their way in the wider world. But how do you explain to Africans that the rich world is now shutting its doors to migrants?

Filed in: Burkina Faso Society

The Perils of Charity

When rich and poor worlds collide, money is inevitably a problem.

Filed in: Burkina Faso Poverty Society

Autumn of the Patriarch

The latest instalment in the lives of Adama, his four co-wives and their 26 children.

Filed in: Burkina Faso Society

An Audience with the Chief

Former military pilot François Moné has taken on the traditional role of Chief. He explains how he is using this to pursue the development of the village.

Filed in: Burkina Faso Politics Society

Then & Now

A photographic account of changes over the years in: housing; water; education; health; sanitation; food and farming; technology; and women.

Filed in: Burkina Faso Development (Aid) Education Housing Society Water

A word with Naseema Assada

Lydia Noon talks to the Saudi women’s rights activist about guardianship, Twitter hashtags, and suing the government.

Filed in: Human Rights Saudi Arabia Women

Country profile: Nicaragua

Mira Galanova uncovers a country at a crossroads.

Filed in: Nicaragua Politics Society

Letter from Cochabamba

Working children have more pressing concerns than the law, discovers Amy Booth.

Filed in: Bolivia Children Law Work

Country profile: South Sudan

Eleanor Hobhouse considers the state of Africa’s newest nation, five years after independence.

Filed in: Politics Society

Sexism A and sexism B

There’s accidental sexism, and then there’s persistent misogyny, writes Kate Smurthwaite.

Filed in: Society Women

Indigenous rights: Justin Trudeau’s elephant in the room

The Canadian PM had promised change to the treatment of First Nations, but Jasmine Andersson shows how hopes have been frustrated thus far.

Filed in: Canada First Nations Reservations (Canada) Indigenous Peoples

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