Stories about Women & Gender from December, 2022
According to statistics, Russia is home to over 190 ethnic groups in which ethnic Russians account for around 80 percent of the total 146 million population. Yet Moscow maintains a Russian-centric discourse largely inherited from a Soviet colonial tradition. But its invasion of Ukraine has triggered new anti-colonial and anti-war...
The stories the Global Voices Caribbean team covered this year saw a stronger leaning towards pressing concerns like the environment and crime.
Throughout their existence, Saturday Mothers have faced police violence. Most recently in August, 2022, when police detained 14 members of the group.
Raghda shares with us her fascinating journey to recovery from depression brought on by social isolation as a result of her childhood fluency disorder.
"I am a mother raising her child. There was no conception in my womb, but for me, it's really a miracle."
Researchers share some of the strongest narratives that have circulated in Afghanistan this year
Award-winning political cartoonist and activist Kianoush Ramazani offers his thoughts on the Iranian people's resilience during the current demonstrations and the place of political cartoons among other forms of expression.
Domestic workers in the GCC countries are majority migrant women. Employers have full control over their work and lives. This article echoes their requests and explains the exploitation.
Her music had a melodious quality, with strong hooks that encouraged listeners to sing along, no matter how serious the topic — a mellifluence that helped her seamlessly transition to parang.
"Parang is not just a music of joy at the birth of Christ, but also tells part of the story of conquest and conversion."
Indonesia's recent penal code revisions threaten journalists, free speech, bodily autonomy and more — severely undermining democracy in the region.
Three women journalists staged a sit-in to remind the Egyptian Journalists Syndicate of its role in relation to political discourse and freedom of expression under President Abdel Fattah
Researchers share some of the strongest narratives that have circulated in Pakistan this year
According to the news reports, one of the members of the brotherhood, married his 6 year old daughter to a man aged 29, eighteen years ago.