Stories about Governance from March, 2018
The cancellation of hukou may imply that they might not be able to receive their retirement pension or sell properties they own. Other big cities may follow in Shanghai's footsteps.
In 2015-16, 82% of women who got sterilized did so at a govt-run center. For family planning, 85% of government funds are allocated to sterilization, and 13.5% to equipment, salaries.
The coming months will be critical for the elections. Will President Kabila respect the existing electoral calendar?
From 2013 to 2017, violence was committed against 364 indigenous women and girls. In January 2018, 10 women and girls were raped and three of them were killed after rape.
Women Reporters Accuse a Prominent Russian Lawmaker of Sexual Harassment, but His Colleagues Stand by Him
At least three Russian women reporters have accused Leonid Slutsky, a populist parliament member, of sexual harassment. Most of his politician colleagues, even women, are rallying behind him.
“As a man, you need to discipline your wife," said parliamentarian Onesimus Twinamasiko during a TV interview.
Germany's NetzDG forces companies to police hate speech or face astronomical fines for persistent violations of up to 50 million Euro. Is this a good way to solve the problem?
Like the increasing number of people who cross borders for employment, love or safety, you settle someplace else. But your country of origin casts a long shadow...
"More than a sharp protest against degrading living conditions of Luanda's slums, 'you just killed me' is also a performance act that fits perfectly into the world of contemporary art".
"For 30 years, Sri Lanka, you witnessed the streets running red with the blood of your children. Have you forgotten the loss? The fear? The pain? Have you learned nothing?"
"I'm #SDF [no fixed abode] but I'm also a human being and full citizen...I have the right to protest about situations which disgust me"
"Judging by the past affairs in Slovakia, as well as experience with similar events in the world, it is very unlikely that we have will see justice. However, in order to keep my own mental health, I remain optimist ..."
"Unfortunately, it has become a habit for us to speak in Russian because of a few folks who don't speak Kazakh. If we speak Kazakh those who don't should learn."
Demonstrators are protesting a proposed law that grants police the right to raid homes in their search for undocumented people, something they fear is becoming all too common.
Amid food shortages and rising crime, Venezuelans seek meaning in "The Hunger Games" and "The Walking Dead".