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Despite centuries of shared history, Europe continues to marginalize and oppress its Romani citizens with very little...

Illustration: someone with short hair holds their head in their hand as they look at a to do list

If you’re the only one pulling your weight in an activist group, is it time to step away? Our Agony Uncle gives some advice...

Two chairs sit by the side of an empty road. Both have teddies on them.

Germany may have committed to phasing out coal but that hasn’t stopped mine expansion plans which threaten two villages....

Photos of Monoswezi and Bishi

Louise Gray reviews albums from musician, composer and sitar player Bishi and multi-national quintet...

Women stand in a row holding hands in the air

A growing number of women are going against the stream in India, writes Nilanjana Bhowmick.

Isabel Allende stands with her arms folded in front of shelves of books and photos

Graeme Green speaks to the Chilean author about her inspiration and the power of fiction as a useful...

Malcolm Lewis on Karim Aïnouz and Céline Sciamma's most recent contributions to parallel cinema.

Yinka Shonibare sits in a wheelchair smiling

The acclaimed – and playful – sculptor Yinka Shonibare impresses on Subi Shah his love for...

An Afghan man carries a package distributed by a Turkish humanitarian aid group at a distribution centre in Kabul, Afghanistan, December 15, 2021. REUTERS/Ali Khara

Ritu Mahendru speaks to Afghan aid organizations who claim international sanctions are making it harder to...

A green bench next to a path in a park of trees and grass

Nanjala Nyabola on how Nairobi’s young lovers have claimed the city’s public spaces.

Everyday corruption is a shock to the system for Virginia Tognola.

An intimate 7-minute video portrait shares a stonecutter’s family struggling with hunger in Sierra Leone.

Credit: Ocean Warriors Wild Coast

Mike Loewe reports from South Africa on the community fighting to stop Shell from exploration along its...

Launched in May 2020, the worker-members of ChiFresh Kitchen have been busy throughout the Covid-19 pandemic cooking up healthy, culturally appropriate food for their Chicago community. As well as providing emergency food aid, the co-op – which employs formerly incarcerated people – is also contracted to provide food for schools and social centres and makes several hundred meals a day. Credit: KAI BROWN

In co-operatives, employees can take control of the business. Amy Hall explores the possibilities and...

Read my facemask: a woman at a  rally of essential workers in Detroit, Michigan,  US, October 2020.  EMILY ELCONIN/REUTERS/ALAMY

Black women in the US do the socially important work, often unnamed and unrecognized, that is essential to the profit of an...

Photo Credit: Jen Zoon, Smithsonian's National Zoo

Do zoos represent pointless captivity or an opportunity for conservation and education? Linda Kimotho and...

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