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#MehfoozBachpan: Pakistani Activists Demand Policy to Safeguard Children from Sexual Abuse in 2018 Elections

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 13:16:20 +0000

"Protected childhood is a collective dream, each of us is responsible for our children...We will vote for protected childhood in next election."

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Africa Mourns Award-Winning Ugandan Musician Mowzey Radio, Dead at 33

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 15:14:53 +0000

"He always gave me even the little he had...However much others knew him as a chaotic man, I knew him as a simple, humble and talented son"

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As the World Celebrates Bob Marley Day, Reggae is Changing and So Are Its Fans

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 14:28:52 +0000

"Consciousness and liberation are some of the messages we expect from Rasta, unfortunately, it [appears] Rasta has lost its value locally and as an agent of change in our society."

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A 10-Year-Old Was Already Suing the US Government Over Climate Policy. Then Climate Change Really Hit Home.

Sat, 03 Feb 2018 05:00:28 +0000

“I think climate change is basically like a national disaster, and it’s going to affect everybody."

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Burundi's Opposition Says Only ‘Yes’ Campaigning Is Allowed on Referendum to Extend President’s Rule

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 20:31:33 +0000

"The launch of the project to bury...the constitution by Nkurunziza is a declaration of war on the Burundian people. Between Nkurunziza and the Burundian people who will win?"

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Instagram in Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan: A Path to Celebrity and Scandal

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 03:21:19 +0000

"Do not make yourself out to be married and decent! You've made a porridge that is not tasty and full of lumps!"

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Australian Prime Minister Accused of Political Fear-Mongering After Warning of ‘African Gangs’

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 10:53:55 +0000

"The insidious thing about this kind of craven political campaigning is that the details and facts don’t matter."

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Israeli Activist Chooses Jail Over Military Service to Protest the Occupation

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 23:03:29 +0000

"We live in a fascist and racist state, full of incitement. Although we are a little group, we are strong."

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‘I Now Feel Free and Can Live My Life.’ Australian Commission Gives Voice to Child Sexual Abuse Survivors

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 16:26:20 +0000

After five years, Australia's Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse issued its final recommendations. For many, its real achievement was creating space for survivors to be heard.

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If You Spent 2017 in the Caribbean, This Was The Kind of Year You Had

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 18:10:23 +0000

2017 was a bit like a rollercoaster for the Caribbean archipelago, complete with incredible highs and stomach-churning lows.

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2017: Another Year of Feminist Counter-Power in Latin America

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 09:17:51 +0000

As women's movements continue to gain ground, 2018 is expected to be a year that sees the growth of many more projects that push for fundamental changes to society.

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In 2017, Stories of Resilience, Creativity and Love Were Plentiful

Sat, 30 Dec 2017 11:56:23 +0000

Injustice abounds, but the human spirit is alive, kicking, and as beautiful as ever. Take a look at these highlights of Global Voices' coverage in 2017.

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In Memory of Aleppo

Mon, 25 Dec 2017 14:28:09 +0000

"We are alive, we will keep going, and the dream will be realized"

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