Stories about Health
In a report on media coverage, it was found that fewer than 0.1 percent of articles published by two Nigerian newspapers over two three-month periods addressed climate change.
"Surveillance has reinforced a culture of self-censorship and fear in Singapore which further mutes public criticism of the government."
Empowering women farmers is essential for the economic development and food security of Afghanistan.
Hong Kong Free Press spoke to a front-line psychiatrist and a psychiatry scholar to address the problem of worsening mental health in the city.
Residents say the existing artificial lake, built in 2012, is used to dump toxic waste from the mine poisoning the drinking water with severe consequences on residents' health.
Ashes on their foreheads: Forest fires in Kazakhstan expose pervasive corruption and government’s fake promises
Over the past three years alone, four large forest fires have occurred in the north and east of Kazakhstan, causing the destruction of more than 100,000 hectares of forests.
Independent economists say under existing economic conditions and salaries, it is nearly impossible to support five children in Azerbaijan.
While the new brand's marketing blitz excited the taste buds, created some much-needed fun, and was generally acknowledged to be skilfully done, it may also spark a “donut war.”
Over the past year, the situation for the transgender community in Russia has significantly deteriorated. in May 2023 the Ministry of Justice actively discussed either making more difficult or completely banning transgender transition.
Thai musicians and those working in the music industry are still suffering economic and professional consequences from the COVID-19 pandemic and are largely left without any state or institutional support.
At 50, Telman spends his days walking the streets of Baku going through every trash box he finds, collecting recyclable items, food, and dreaming of a better life.
Taiwan denied access to the World Health Assembly: Interview with Taiwan representative Chen Hsin-Hsin
As the World Health Organization holds its annual World Health Assembly, Taiwan continues to be refused entry to key discussions about global public health in an post-pandemic world.
The WHO meets in Geneva, claiming to focus on public health at a global level, yet it denies the right of over 23 million Taiwanese to be included and protected
Time for reflection on lock-ins, lockdowns, and shutdowns at the Digital Rights Asia-Pacific Assembly
EngageMedia Executive Director Phet Sayo invites allies to join in the collaborative sense-making process and reflect on the lessons and challenges ahead in navigating the digital rights landscape.
Olga shares her experience caring for her mother who suffered from dementia, throughout the last ten years — including during Russia's invasion.
In some neighbourhoods on the outskirts of Bujumbura, the capital of Burundi, floods occur regularly without the government finding a lasting solution.
Spartak Subbota promoted himself in Ukraine as a scientist, doctor, and psychology guru with an average 500,000 YouTube audience. A journalistic investigation suggested that the celebrity faked his biography and credentials.
Uzbekistan adopts groundbreaking law to protect women and children from domestic and sexual violence
Domestic violence was neither a criminal nor an administrative offense. Women simply could not report domestic violence.
These films feature stories of communities fighting against the adverse impact of climate change and inspiring hope in addressing the climate crisis through their efforts and solidarity.
Two months after the earthquake, officials are facing challenges over where to dump the waste and rubble from the destroyed buildings and roads and how to dispose of it.
Environmental investigative journalism makes headway in Côte d'Ivoire: An interview with Ismael Angoh
From environmental resource misuse to open dumping of toxic waste or wastewater in its rivers, Africa’s environmental issues are plentiful. Global Voices interviewed Ismael Angoh to understand this profession's challenges.