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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.
22 April 2016
"Why would a homeless person make a website? ...I will say that I am a computer programmer first and a homeless person second."
17 April 2016
Researchers say roughly a third of all the food we produce is never eaten. In Paris, a new restaurant is taking a small slice out of all that waste.
20 March 2016
26 February 2016
"When the political system is so fundamentally flawed that it is unresponsive to an issue of colossal international importance...then every citizen has a responsibility to act. "
23 February 2016
For the hundreds of unaccompanied minors living in Calais' "Jungle" refugee camp life is extremely hard, and the eviction of camp residents by French authorities won't make it easier.
17 February 2016
The Malaysian government is now blocking the blogging platform Medium, in an apparent effort to censor the Malaysian investigative news organization Sarawak Report.
13 February 2016
11 February 2016
Global Voices Advocacy's Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.
1 February 2016
The 2016 “Simone de Beauvoir Prize" has been awarded to Giusi Nicolini, mayor of Lampedusa and Linosa. She has been called "lioness" “for her brave actions in favour of refugees”
29 December 2015
27 December 2015
Latifa Ibn Ziaten talks to French students about her son's murderer. And why they shouldn't follow in his path.
26 December 2015
23 December 2015
This has been a fascinating year on GV Face, our Hangout series where we try to understand the world through discussions with our on-ground experts -- Global Voices community members.
16 December 2015
Poverty, practicalities and lack of awareness can complicate efforts to do so, experts at a conference on development and climate change in Benin concluded.
15 December 2015
2 December 2015
24 November 2015
Grateful for its heroes, Mali has already resumed its ordinary economic activities, ignoring the risk of more attacks and the national state of emergency (which is still in force).
23 November 2015
In the heart of the Belgian capital lies Molenbeek-Saint-Jean, a low-income community with a connection to those suspected of carrying out the attacks on Paris and other acts of violence.
21 November 2015
"Landing in Paris a day after the attacks with 24 hours to tell a story. Go where? Talk to whom?" An Iranian journalist reflects on his craft and its context.