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Military fatigues and floral scarves

Rahila Gupta meets women fighters in Rojava who are leading the charge towards a radical democracy.

Filed in: Conflict Politics Syria Terrorism Women

The language of peacekeeping

The importance of communication should not be underestimated, writes Ruby Diamonde.

Filed in: Central African Republic Language Peace UN

Country profile: Nigeria

Samuel Malik considers life in the self-styled ‘giant of Africa’.

Filed in: Nigeria Politics Society

Male baldness v malaria?

Simon Trace on the skewed priorities of medical research.

Filed in: Corporations Development (Aid) Health Medicine

A word with Gloria Steinem

The feminist pioneer talks to Graeme Green about travel, change and the road ahead.

Filed in: Activism Media Women

Ethiopia drought: on the edge of a crisis

Up to 10 million people are currently facing famine, reports Nicola Kelly.

Filed in: Drought Ethiopia Hunger

Children and adolescents forgotten by HIV policymakers

Iris Gonzales asks why the most vulnerable are at the bottom of the priority list.

Filed in: Aids Children Philippines Youth

One woman’s victory against a mining giant in Peru

Máxima Acuña has just won the Goldman Prize for her resistance against a gold mine – but why are women’s bodies on the frontlines of resistance to extractivism? asks Sian Cowman.

Filed in: Environment Mining Pollution Women

Tentative steps forward for Muslim women’s rights

Mari Marcel Thekaekara reports some good news from India.

Filed in: India Law Religion Women

Sex Workers’ Opera

Operas typically feature sex workers but are never written and performed by them, explain Siân Docksey, Siobhan Knox and Alex Etchart.

Filed in: Art Sexual Politics

Bangalored: death of a dream

Mari Marcel Thekaekara reflects on how Bangalore mutated from charming town to the city that never sleeps.

Filed in: Cities Cities India

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