Stories about Economics & Business from December, 2018
Macedonian sex workers protest to demand decriminalization as antidote to violence
Macedonian sex workers took to the streets to demand fair and humane labor practices on the International Day to Stop Violence Against Sex Workers.
Madagascar's land defenders call for a comprehensive framework to protect Malagasy rights
"It is crucial that these communities know that they are not alone in their fight and that other citizens support their cause."
The last residents of a dying Armenian village
Economic pressures and isolation have left one of Lernagyugh's two remaining families on the verge of leaving.
In Hungary, protests continue at the public broadcast building where opposition MPs were removed by force
Protests continued in the Hungarian capital in front of the public broadcasting service building with opposition MP's ejected for demanding an end to the so-called "slavery law".
Hungarians stage nightly protests against new court system and so-called ‘slavery law’
This article is based on the story “Hungarians protest against the government in front of Parliament every night” written by Anita Kőműves, with photos by Márk Tremmel and Áron Halász for Atlatszo.hu, Hungary’s first investigative journalism non-profit. It is republished here in edited form through a partnership with Global Voices....
What do Chinese internet users think of Google's ‘Dragonfly’ project?
Internet users remain divided over whether or not Google's supposed return to China is a good thing -- or not.
Women entrepreneurs break barriers in Kashmir
"...I get negative comments on social media, even by women, but I think these comments given to me have helped me grow from a better person to a better designer"
Massive farmers’ march highlights India’s stark inequality
In 2018, Indian farmers staged two big protests to draw the Central Government's attention to the deepening agrarian crisis and resulting farmer suicides. Will these really change their future?