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· February, 2019

Stories about Development from February, 2019

What diapers taught me about Europe

"With unrestricted access to information, my critical consciousness was awakened, and I began to reconsider binaries like “developed” and “backward” and re-analyze politics both in Turkmenistan and West."

To change the system from within or without: the dilemma for feminists in ‘New Armenia’

Most feminists concede that the new government is not quite educated on what women’s movements are about. But many have been forgiving, at least for now.

Nigeria's presidential elections — a test for democracy in Africa

"If the upcoming presidential election in Africa’s most populous country are free, fair and credible, it sets a strong example for the continent’s other democracies."

The ‘coal curtain’ is the new Iron Curtain

While Western Europe reduces its coal usage, the former Soviet bloc nations are moving in the opposite direction.

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