The convergence of real-life and online activism can help victims of sexual and gender-based violence find creative approaches to telling their stories, including through writing, poetry, dance and music.
Reports this month of white Libyan slave traders selling black African migrants at markets in Libya have drawn worldwide horror and condemnation.
Three days after polling stations closed in Honduras’ presidential election, there was the growing international concern with no clear winner and both men claiming victory, despite nearly a fifth of ballots remaining uncounted.
The White House defended the retweets by the Republican president, who during the 2016 US election campaign called for “a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States.”
The Trump administration has repeatedly said all options were on the table in dealing with North Korea’s ballistic and nuclear weapons program, including military ones, but that it still prefers a diplomatic option.
The precise number of children bornas a result of sexual violence perpetrated by ISIS fighters is difficult to establish, but in March 2016 it was estimated that there were 31,000 pregnant women living within the caliphate.
Britain has been urging India to abandon its historic lack of interest in what is formally called the Commonwealth of Nations and help revitalise the grouping.
Opposition parties had demanded Frances Fitzgerald step down after the release of fresh documents about her disputed handling of a police whistleblower who alleged corruption in the force.
If Odinga is also sworn in, divisions in Kenya will likely deepen. Months of acrimonious campaigns and sporadic clashes have already blunted growth in East Africa’s richest economy.
Bolivia’s highest court rescinded legal limits barring elected authorities from seeking re-election indefinitely on grounds that these violate human rights.
Prince Miteb bin Abdullah, once seen as a leading contender to the throne, was among dozens of royal family members, ministers and senior officials who were rounded up in a graft inquiry.
Australians overwhelmingly endorsed legalising same-sex marriage in a postal survey run by the national statistics agency and the bill easily passed the Senate by 43 votes to 12.
Britain has offered to pay much of what the EU Union was demanding to settle a Brexit “divorce bill”, EU sources said on Tuesday.
The missile test, North Korea’s first since mid-September, came a week after US President Donald Trump put the country back on a US list of countries it says support terrorism, allowing it to impose more sanctions.
Carried out by terrorists claiming links to ISIS, the attack exposed just how weak a grip the Egyptian state has in Sinai.
“We want to spark information, like the firefly does, to illuminate an entire country”.
The pope held talks with Myanmar’s military chief and will meet Aung San Suu Kyi as well. He will also travel to Bangladesh, where over 620,000 Rohingya have fled.
The proposal for a DNA database has triggered opposition from staffers and member states who provide troops for UN peacekeeping operations. The objection is largely on grounds of privacy protection.
The US has a polarised polity, with intense divisions that affect communities and families. Trump’s rise symbolises these toxic trends, but he is only the manifestation of the disease, not its cause.
The political crisis deepened dramatically, leaving the country’s two main parties with less than 24 hours to head off a general election in a dispute that cast a shadow over a key Brexit summit next month.
The draft must still pass two more parliamentary votes. But if written into law, police would not be allowed to say whether they have found sufficient grounds to charge Netanyahu, keeping the Israeli public in the dark.
Salvador Nasralla was ahead by a 5 point margin with 70% of ballots counted, too large a lead for his rival President Juan Orlando Hernandez.
Jose Antonio Meade had been widely expected to run for the centrist Institutional Revolutionary Party, whose credibility has been seriously undermined by corruption scandals, gang violence and accusations of electoral fraud.
From sexual assaults, violation and denial of health rights to the right to choosing a partner, women activists are taking to the streets, village halls and city auditoriums to demand an end to gender-based violence.
Anders Samuelsen held discussions with external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on various aspects of bilateral ties including trade and investment, renewable energy.
Reconstruction progress has been painfully slow. Building code compliance and better urban planning are a must – but inequitable access to resources undermines recovery.
The US president’s administration may have announced the country’s pull-out from the Paris Agreement but the world, including US cities and organisations, has shown a steely resolve to see it through.
Robert Mugabe, the only leader Zimbabwe had known since independence, step down from power on November 21.
Merkel, whose fourth term was plunged into doubt a week ago when three-way coalition talks with the pro-business Free Democrats and Greens collapsed, was handed a political lifeline by the Social Democrats on Friday.
The vote comes the day after the first anniversary of revolutionary leader Fidel Castro’s death and precedes another election early next year for provincial and national assembly deputies.
A special parliamentary commission started debating the bill last week, with the ruling party aiming to have it approved by the end of the year.
For the past two weeks Tehreek-e-Labaik activists blocked the main road into the capital in a protest that blamed ex-law minister Zahid Hamid for changing the wording in an electoral oath.
Factories that produce fast fashion garments are still highly dangerous workplaces – and not just because they might collapse.
Russia, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and Indonesia are becoming some of the most challenging expatriate assignment destinations for multinational firms.
Although the number of Latin American countries that have national policies to protect women has increased, high rates of violence against women persist.
Aid groups have welcomed the decision to let aid in but said flights are not enough to avert a humanitarian crisis.
Richard Cordray, a Democrat, stepped down on Friday as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau which was created after the financial crisis to protect consumers from abusive lending practices.
US retailers raked in a record $7.9 billion in online sales on Black Friday and Thanksgiving, up 17.9% from a year ago, according to Adobe Analytics.
Attacks on women are common to developed and developing countries. Despite attempts to cover them up, they are a daily reality for many women and girls around the world.
Nuclear weapons aren’t cheap. According to the Congressional Budget Office, the cost of maintaining just the existing US nuclear forces will be close to $800 billion.