Global Voices by Topics
“I Never Witnessed an Earthquake Like This”
Elderly people struggle to deal with the aftermath of disaster.
Cancer Patient Denied Treatment
Boy waits for urgently-needed chemotherapy as border crossing with Turkey remains closed.
Georgians Struggle with High Prices Amid War in Ukraine
The influx of Russian exiles have pushed the cost of living up, while Tbilisi’s trade ties with Moscow have expanded.
Armenia’s Yezidi Girls Choose School Over Early Marriage
Despite conservative social norms that mean girls can wed as young as 14, drop-out rates are declining.
Russian Commanders Convicted for Dam Attack
Officers ordered the seizure of the Kakhovskaya hydroelectric power station (HPP) and attacks on the North Crimean Canal.
Why Ukraine Opposes a Hybrid Court
Debate continues over the best way to prosecute Russia for the crime of aggression.
Tuesday, 30 May ‘23
This week’s overview of key events and links to essential reading.
Kenya: Women Bearing the Brunt of Climate Change
An ongoing drought has served to amplify historic gender inequalities in arid areas of the country.
Philippines: Single Mothers Continue to Fight Stigma
The notion of family is still strongly influenced by rigid norms in this conservative nation.
Ukraine: War Teens
The lives of hundreds of thousands of young people have been shaped by Russia’s confrontation with Ukraine.
Will We See a Sovereign Central Asia?
As Moscow’s grip falters the region is seeing intriguing moves towards collective agreement and integration.
“Justice is Costly, but Also Priceless.”
Head of Nobel peace prize winning NGO tells IWPR that Ukraine must win a “fundamental battle of values”.
Cuba’s LGTBI Community Demands Change
Although discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation is illegal, the reality is different.