Stories from 23 April 2015
Global Voices looks at farm workers' protests in San Quintin and Mexico's larger ethnic conflict and social challenges.
This text is part of the 46th #LunesDeBlogsGV (#MondayBlogsOnGlobalVoices) on March 23, 2015. On #LunesDeBlogsGV (#MondayOfBlogsOnGlobalVoices), we work to preserve blogs as an “endangered species”, confronting the challenges that threaten their existence in today's digital jungle. In...
"Before we label it as "indecent" and "obscene", a body is just a body, a part of the human self." Taiwanese women speak up for the #FreeTheNipple campaign.
The Japanese government wants more women in the workforce, but some women, stretched thin between childcare, running a household and caring for aging parents, feel the support system isn't there.
A group of African students in Beijing organized a vigil to honor the 147 victims of the Garissa attack. China has little tolerance for shows of public sentiment, even grief.
Some were optimistic, while others saw little reason to hope for change.
'Anonymous International' continues to leak confidential government correspondence in Russia, while the group's methods and motivations remain shrouded in mystery.
Global Voices attended the conference dedicated to the Centenary of the Armenian genocide which was held in Yerevan on April 22.
Newspaper Vatan Emrooz published on its front page a caption that read, "Operation 'Hurricane Certainty' ends after 27 days of crime and infanticide without achieving any of its goals."