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5 December 2014

Stories from 5 December 2014

Why ‘Maternity Harassment’ Was a Top Japanese Buzzword in 2014

Even as the status of women has slowly improved in Japanese society, maternity harassment remains a serious issue. Japan's Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of a harassment victim.

Uruguay's Voters Give Former President Tabaré Vázquez His Old Job Back

Tabare Vazquez, who served as president of Uruguay from 2005-2010, easily won Uruguay's presidential election against rival, center-right Luis Lacalle Pou.

Ten Tips for Shooting the Perfect Photography

This Is What Global Voices Would Look Like Without Our Volunteers

On this International Volunteers Day, we honour the hundreds of Global Voices volunteers who work hard to keep us informed about under-covered stories in their particular corners of the globe.

Central Asian Migrants in Russia Are Humiliating Their ‘Dishonorable’ Countrywomen on Video

Footage of Central Asian sex workers being threatened and humiliated by their male compatriots has become a worrying online trend. The men accuse their victims of dishonouring their homeland.

Everyone but South Koreans Can Watch South Korean TV on YouTube

South Korea's major TV networks are restricting Internet users in the country from watching their content on YouTube, but users with international IP addresses can still enjoy their videos.

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