Stories about Women & Gender from December, 2018
Elections, migration, community support and social struggle. Another turn of the screw for Latin America and its people.
"Violence against women is real, it really is. It is not something in the heads of feminists, it is not an invention or empty speech: IT IS REAL!"
Before the project began, one-fifth of the school's students had been absent. Now they're all back in the classroom.
From long-time leaders stepping down to citizens rising up, a cautious hope surges alongside the continuous struggle. Here are our favorite stories from across Africa in 2018.
After years of struggle Shukria Attaye owns a successful dairy farm that counts her elder brother among its employees.
The state made a promise to compensate families whose sacrifices are lauded in official rhetoric. Then it let them down.
João de Deus attracted hundreds of people to his spiritual center every day and once counseled North American TV host Oprah Winfrey.
Over a weekend in November 2018, 25 young girls from Oaxaca learned about photography techniques from instructors of the Museum of Photographic Arts.
For the first time in the country's civil aviation history, an airplane was operated entirely by women.
"...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"
"We can discuss nuance all day long, but at the end of the day, it was Japan that invaded Korea and used slave labor."
The whole fiasco had more twists and turns than a gymnastics routine, but many believe Williams' forced withdrawal was illegal and her attorneys have been fighting for justice ever since.
"You are such a bastard guy, I just want to say goodbye. May God bless you where you are. You boring man with no plan. With no plan!"