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8 February 2016
Starved of National Media Coverage, Student Occupation Movement in Central Brazil Encounters Strong Police Response
There's been a slew of reports about threats and police violence in schools in the Brazilian state of Goiás, where high schoolers have occupied buildings since late last year.
6 February 2016
It's hard to learn to read when your country has been torn apart by war and disease. It's even harder when children's books come from far away.
1 February 2016
From "irresponsible" to "guardian of traditions": A photo of a popular matador fighting a heifer with his baby in his arms provokes a strong and mixed reaction in Spain.
25 January 2016
Made between 1914 and 1918, these photos not only document military aspects of World War I, but also provide views of places and people caught within its maelstrom.
22 January 2016
"This is going to be a test.. a harsh one.. comparisons will be drawn.. you can't have winners when children have been snatched from parents"
20 January 2016
The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is advising people to protect themselves and even plans to launch a mobile game called Zap-a-‘quito to educate the public.
Finance Minister Imbert says the shift is necessary to rescue the economy from its precarious state, as oil prices continue to plummet. The previous administration's overspending hasn't helped matters, either.
"What happened with #RohitVemula should not happen with anyone. We can't progress until every citizen of India has equal rights!"
15 January 2016
"Sexism is part of how our society was structured [but] culture and language systems evolve and change. There is no reason we cannot."
The female film student accused her professor of forcing her to have sex with him, but when she spoke up she said the student body turned on her.
11 January 2016
"To keep him busy I used to give him some plastic items and ask him to assemble them. I guess that’s how all these wonderful inventions began."
30 December 2015
Global Voices’ community-driven newsroom worked hard this year to build understanding across borders. Take a look back at some of the people and places we learned about in 2015.
29 December 2015
25 December 2015
19 December 2015
"People [...] look at me a certain way and whisper as they pass by. Some say hello, some just watch me and laugh. I know they judge me..."
17 December 2015
The project faces limited logistical, financial, and human resources as well as a general ignorance of Open Data, making each activity realized a feat of volunteer passion and activism.
16 December 2015
Indonesians celebrate the life of Professor Benedict Anderson, author of the book "Imagined Communities" and an expert on Southeast Asia at Cornell University. Anderson died last week.
12 December 2015
11 December 2015
São Paulo students celebrated after scoring a major victory against the governor's "reorganization" policy, then continued their protests, only to be met with police violence.
5 December 2015
Student Protesters in São Paulo Celebrate Victory, As Governor Backs Down and Education Secretary Resigns
Students throughout São Paulo are still occupying schools, waiting for the dust to settle after the Governor's announcement, but the movement against "reorganization" appears to have scored a major victory.