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Vanessa Baird looks at what gender parity can do.

An elderly man wearing a protective face mask passes a sign publicizing a rent strike during the global outbreak of the coronavirus in Toronto, Ontario, Canada April 6, 2020. REUTERS/Chris Helgren/File Photo

The Covid-19 crisis has triggered an international rent strike. Amy Hall reports on the housing activists...

Protesters against Argentina’s hunger crisis gather for a brew, 5 September 2019.  ​They had camped out overnight in front of the Ministry of Social Development in Buenos Aires. CAROL SMILJAN/NURPHOTO/PA

Why is hunger growing in a country known as an agricultural powerhouse? Amy Booth reports from Buenos Aires...

The Ashaninka are an indigenous people living in the State of Acre, Brazil. © Pedro França/MinC

Leonardo Sakamoto on the war against indigenous people.

Illustration by Emma Peer

Ethical and political dilemmas abound these days. Seems like we’re all in need of a New Internationalist perspective. Enter...

People from the various villages in Baram  district demonstrate against the proposed dam. SAMBAN TUGANG

An epic struggle has been playing out between islanders defending their land, rivers and livelihoods and the Malaysian...

Prisons disproportionately incarcerate survivors of state violence and neglect;  24 per cent of adults in prison grew up in the care system and 29 per cent are survivors of childhood abuse. Credit: Tom Blackout/Unsplash

Prisons damage people and have always been used by the powerful to control the most marginalized. But can society really do...

A small inflatable boat carrying migrants from Afghanistan is towed by a rescue vessel of the Refugee Rescue NGO, near Skala Sikamias, on the island of Lesbos, Greece, September 16, 2019. REUTERS/Giorgos Moutafis

Syrian artist Amel al-Zakout nearly drowned in the Mediterranean Sea after her boat capsized en route to...

Two people hold placards as part of a demonstration for solidarity, unity, dignity and rights for all in Hamburg

A network of solidarity exists among and alongside those who move, and stay, without permission. Hazel Healy...

Chile protests: A man reacts on the ground as he is confronted by a member of the security forces during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago, Chile on 20 December 2019. REUTERS/Pablo Sanhueza

The violent crackdown against Chilean protesters is reviving painful memories of dictatorship. Roxana Olivera...

Irish border: A 'No hard Border' poster is seen below a road sign on the Irish side of the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland near Bridgend on 16 October 2019. REUTERS/Phil Noble

The threat of Brexit has caused great anxiety about the return of a ‘hard border’ in Ireland. Yet it’s minority communities...

24 per cent of adults in prison grew up in the care system and 29 per cent are survivors of childhood abuse.

The UK has the highest amount of prisoners in Western...

Slavery, murder, abandonment. Where human rights do not reach.

Just like their better-known US counterparts, the British Black Panthers have continuing relevance. 

According to Bill Gates, Steven Pinker and the like, the world has never been better and global poverty is shrinking....

The UN expert on housing explains how, almost overnight, private equity firms became the biggest landlords in the world.

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