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30 May 2016
28 May 2016
From long hair to short, from heavy make-up to more subtle, beauty conventions in Japan have undergone a fascinating transformation over the past century.
23 May 2016
The Committee for the Defense of Democracy accuses the Polish government of destroying the country's democratic foundations. So what now? Global Voices talks to three of the movement's figures.
The Arkana Alliance: An Organization that Builds Bridges with the Shipibo Communities of Ucayali in Peru
Meet the Arkana Alliance, an organization that is working in the Peruvian Amazon to empower the Shipibo people and help them preserve their environment.
20 May 2016
17 May 2016
Videos of the contested eastern Ukraine city of Luhansk filmed with dashboard cameras have become a way for displaced residents to reconnect with their home.
15 May 2016
13 May 2016
The selection of music involves categories such as "compositions that affirm the history of Macedonia" and "compositions that affirm family values and families with multiple children."
10 May 2016
"There hasn't been a major incident, but it's obvious that the regime considers even the use of force as a potential weapon."
28 April 2016
27 April 2016
'I wish the soul of the revolution was enough for me to be able to pardon them all, if only in the “court in my head”.
While native-language Wikipedias are becoming game-changers in other parts of the world, India, in spite of having numerous languages, lags way behind. Here are a few of the reasons why.
According to Japanese stereotypes, which country in Europe has the most luxurious prisons? And which country in Europe is full of stupid people? And why can't Latvians eat potatoes?
26 April 2016
One 2014 study revealed that 85% of women in Paris "have little faith" that anyone would come to their aide if they were assaulted on the metro.
"Citizens have taken charge of all the organizing and the collaboration, there was no need for Rafael Correa in this country."
24 April 2016
Protests are piling up in Macedonia, and a government that had enjoyed the fruits of impunity for so long is reaping what it sowed.
These White Butterflies from Nepal are Spreading a Message of Hope and Social Change Throughout the World
Usually flight attendants say, "Thank you for flying with us." Whenever I meet them I say, "Thank You for flying with me!"
16 April 2016
How much does the news media cover scientific advances in Latin America? The bloggers at the online project Ciencia latina ("Latin Science") say it's not enough.
13 April 2016
“If children who suffer from violence are not given the assistance and support they need, they will be lost," says the World's Best Teacher Palestinian Hanan Al Hroub.