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Juhie, Global Voices Online

Afghanistan: Youth find outlets amid ongoing violence

The war in Afghanistan has affected young people in a variety of ways. However, young people have found many ways to express themselves despite their circumstances. Last year was the deadliest on...

Tags: Afghanistan, humanitarian crisis, Youth

Jennifer, Global Voices

Haiti: Rescuing survivors, searching for the missing

As people search for the missing following the earthquake in Haiti, online networks and database prove crucial. Here are just a few of the online networks and databases which have mobilized in th...

Tags: Earthquake, Haiti

Rocío, Global Voices

Dominican Republic: Helping neighboring Haiti after earthquake

The recent earthquake in Haiti has had a huge impact. People in the Dominican Republic lend their support during this time of crisis. It was 5:53 p.m. on Tuesday, January 12 on the island of Hispan...

Tags: Earthquake, Haiti, humanitarian crisis, Port-au-Prince

John, Global Voices

Bridging the information gap on sexuality in India

Though young people in India are more educated and empowered than in the past, there is still a lack of information related to sexual and reproductive health. More and more people are using technology...

Tags: AIDS, Reproductive health, Youth


Media: The untold stories of violence against women

By Miren Gutierrez and Oriana Boselli Robert Dijksterhuis, Jac SM Kee, Monia Azzalini,Paula Fray, Thenjiwe Mtintso and Laila Al-Shaik. Credit:Miren Gutierrez/IPS Violence aga...

Tags: human rights, Violence Against Women, women


Greece: Police violence against migrant woman triggers reforms

Evidence of egregious police violence against a migrant woman in Greece has influenced a politician to punish the guilty officers. Greece has been embroiled in a row over abusive migrant detention...

Tags: violence, women
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