Stories about The Bridge
"From former political prisoners to the wives of jailed activists to ordinary citizens, many women have been subjected to mistreatment and harassment one way or another."
Many in Sri Lanka and abroad are condemning the impending ban on wearing burqas and other full-face coverings in public as a breach of human rights.
"I don't know, but I want to be here, persisting. Intemperately. Ridiculously. Maybe even foolishly. And the difficulty has been in believing I deserve that grace. Maybe you feel the...
"The majority of the indigenous people believe that El Mallku—Felipe Quispe—transcended his life by fighting for his people."
Uganda media “promotes violence against women …. stories of ‘revenge porn’ are not written in support of the victim but as entertainment and blame.”
"Our individual and collective history is not a static point in time and space, but a dynamic process that can be redefined and interpreted in another way."
Poverty, lack of public medical facilities, lower levels of adult literacy, and less medical expertise would, it was assumed, work strongly against the ability of South Asia to weather the...
Women "should think that our fight is not only against dictatorship ... It is also a fight to free ourselves from our own ideological constraints, from the prejudice that we...
"Vox is a melting pot combining nostalgia for Spain’s imaginary past glory, rejection of feminism and so-called woke culture, Euroscepticism, a negative attitude towards migration, and love for bullfighting."
"The '1984' book by George Orwell provides an understanding of the existing analogies with the oppressive Cuban society."
White supremacy in Victoria makes going about daily life pretty easy for people like me, but potentially deadly for a whole lot of other people.
The US and its allies refuse to engage in reconstruction that may end up benefiting the Bashar al-Assad regime.
The harassment began in September 2017 after the release of a “hugely damning” UN Commission of Inquiry report on human rights abuses in Burundi, and Chantal Mutamuriza was "singled out...
Maya El-Ammar: "Thanks to our experiences with gender-based violence in the offline world, we have rationalized the reality that our virtual world would naturally mirror our off-screen existence."
"The space for civil society and media in Slovenia has been in decline since Prime Minister Janez Janša’s government came into power in March 2020."
Many single women and LGBTQI+ people are forced to go abroad until the country decides to open assisted reproduction technologies (ART) to them.
Rampant impunity means that accountability for attacks against activists and journalists is virtually non-existent.
"If you’re a feminist and you don’t stand up to people who abuse trans and nonbinary people in the name of said political movement, I’m afraid to say that you're...
"Why is the government not interested in providing lasting, sustainable and impactful solutions to the problems people with disabilities face in Azerbaijan?"
A team of 14 people from the LGBTQI community are training those in charge of El Salvador's electoral process in order to combat discrimination, ahead of the February 28 elections.