Global Voices by Topics
The earthquake has had a devastating impact on agriculture in Idlib.
A woman in the Idlib countryside shares her experience of living in a tent, unable to send her children to school.
A Survivor From the Rubble
A 16-year-old boy in southern Aleppo describes how he lost his family in the earthquake.
Georgia: Medical Workers Struggle to Make Ends Meet
Health care employees call for higher wages and better working conditions amid rising cost of living.
Ukraine: Defending the Enemy
Russian militaries receive legal assistance in Ukraine. It is guaranteed by the state and provided at the expense of the state budget.
The Ukrainian Unit Recovering Bodies of Fallen Soldiers
The J9 group is tasked with searching for the bodies of servicemen, including Russians.
Captured Russian Paratrooper to be Tried for Irpin War Crimes
Case concerning the alleged abuse of civilians delayed after defence attorney said it fell outside his jurisdiction.
Tuesday, 18 April ‘23
This week’s overview of key events and links to essential reading.
Belarus: How Political Persecution Extends to Families
The authorities routinely harass and arrest relatives of activists as a tactic of intimidation.
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.