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· February, 2021

Stories about Development from February, 2021

What keeps people with disabilities indoors in Azerbaijan? The answer is not COVID-19

"Why is the government not interested in providing lasting, sustainable and impactful solutions to the problems people with disabilities face in Azerbaijan?"

Security concerns and legal ambiguities threaten the future of Ukraine's ‘State in a Smartphone’

On the anniversary of its launch, the revolutionary e-government app Diia boasts 6 million users, but seems to fall short when it comes to security standards and privacy.

Canadian, US cannabis corporations threaten Colombia's indigenous communities

'Monocrops, mining exploitation and other projects break the equilibrium of our health, culture, spirituality on Misak territory.'

Lost and found: The struggle to preserve Nepal's linguistic heritage

Parents insist on proficiency in Nepali or English in school to ensure good job prospects for their children; at least 24 indigenous languages in Nepal have become ‘endangered.’

Public pressure helps halt the felling of hundred-year-old rubber trees in Guyana

'Development with consideration for heritage is still development.'

Supreme Court steps in after sexual assault verdict leads to public outcry in India

Judge courts controversy by stating ‘no skin contact means no sexual assault’ in case of a child groping victim.

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