Stories from 2 December 2014
"Raising awareness among women, who are the key element in building society in Syria is detrimental to the goals of these radical groups."
The blog MujeresMundi is an infoactivism project run by Belgium-based Peruvian Xaviera Medina “committed to gender as a key to development”. Their most recent post refers to the Nobel Peace Prize that has been awarded to education Pakistani activist, Malala Yousafzai: […] Nevertheless, it should be pointed out that Malala...
In response to the clearing of protesters from a sit-in site last week, two student activists groups attempted to occupy roads around government headquarters. Police stopped them with force.
The #ISurvivedEbola campaign has released its first video that feature Ebola survivors from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. The multimedia campaign engages Ebola survivors to highlight stories of hope and resilience: This is the first video in a series that will be rolled out as part of #ISurvivedEbola, a multidimensional...
In recent years, India has embraced "Movember" in a big way. It's charity, it's chic, and it's both literally and figuratively changing the face of men's health.
"no understanding of culture and history... no joy and awe for the hand made building and the sweat and tears of our ancestors..."
Journalist and human rights activist Rafael Marques, who has dedicated his life to reporting human rights violations in his home country Angola, released the footage on his website.
In Pakistan, blasphemy accusations are taken very seriously, not just by the law, but by vigilantes ready to deliver justice.
Mexican artist Michelle Solano composed a cumbia, "Grito de Guerra", to raise funds to support the family of the 43 missing students of Ayotzinapa.