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Demonstrators attend a protest against a new citizenship law in Shaheen Bagh, area of New Delhi, India January 19, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Long live Shaheen Bagh

Husna Rizvi on the militant women at the centre of India’s thriving secular movement.​

Latest issue: March-April 2020

How we make poverty

Slum dwellers receive free food during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Ahmedabad, India, March 27, 2020. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Husna Rizvi on how the virus will impact those already living in confinement.​

A McDonald's employee holds a banner in protest of the Statutory Sick Pay offered by the goverment as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in London, Britain, March 23, 2020. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

Even in times of social distancing, building a collective, social response to the pandemic is our only salvation, argues Paul Engler.

A girl wears a protective face mask amid fears of the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Sanaa, Yemen March 17, 2020. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Marcus Skinner of the International Rescue Committee (IRC) on the looming impacts of coronavirus on the world’s worst humanitarian conflict.

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As we enter another week of remote working, our thoughts are with you – our readers and contributors.

The internally displaced queue at one of the five entry exist checkpoints, many of them pensioners. Credit: Right to Protection

Frank Martin and Eric Fritz – of the Ukrainian humanitarian organization Right to Protection – examine how coronavirus is set to make things worse for pensioners and displaced people. 

Childcare workers, maids, personal aides and couriers are in the highest risk group; the majority of whom tend to be gig workers.

Self-isolation is a luxury; social protection should not be A coalition of gig economy researchers at Fairwork explain how gig workers are being hit hardest by COVID-19.​

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