Stories about Women & Gender from April, 2022
Incumbent Commonwealth secretary-general fires a shot across the bow of a rival Caribbean candidate, and the region is taking note
In an April 27 interview on Antigua and Barbuda's national television station, Patricia Scotland said she would be "incredibly pleased" if Jamaica's Kamina Johnson Smith stood down.
What does Jamaican politician Kamina Johnson Smith's bid for Commonwealth secretary-general say about Caribbean political solidarity?
The post of Commonwealth secretary-general is currently held by Patricia Scotland, who is Dominican by birth, and whose re-election the Caribbean community publicly supported ... until Jamaica announced its own candidate.
Satdeep Gill is a free knowledge enthusiast based out of Patiala, Punjab in India. Rising Voices interviewed Gill to learn about his contribution to advancing the Punjabi language online.
The former Yoshinoya executive's remarks are just one example of the deeper problem of misogyny that plagues Japanese society.
Women's rights activists fear incidents like this, where people involved in assisting a victim of domestic abuse have their personal information disclosed, may become a common practice.
What happens when a region’s “media ecosystem” is less diverse than the populations that inhabit it? Rising Voices explored that question about the coverage of climate change in the Gran Chaco region in Bolivia.
"In no anthropological writings have I seen reference to anything barbaric as this. This is not part of the ancestry of PNG as we are far more a caring society."
An artist stirred controversy with her documentary film “Violence against women in domestic songs” where she examines violence against women portrayed through turbo-folk, pop, rap, and hip-hop songs.
A first-hand account of a Pamiri woman and her participation in protests in a region of eastern Tajikistan that for decades has witnessed state violence and oppression.
The passing of Cristina Calderón is a loss for the Yaghan Indigenous community, but she leaves behind numerous books about her language and culture for generations of Yaghan people to come.
The country's police chief admitted, "We have a problem and we need to deal with it. We have something inherently wrong in society […] serious challenges in communities and within families."