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13.09.2020

Are Romance languages becoming more gender neutral?

Are Romance languages becoming more gender neutral?

Languages reflect a divided society In the coming months, Global Voices will explore non-binary language initiatives, initially known as “inclusive language”. This first collective story begins with an exploration of gender in Romance languages. Language can be seen as a form of magic that impacts the world. What we say… »

11.09.2020

Social Media Platforms Remove War Crimes Evidence

Social Media Platforms Remove War Crimes Evidence

Archive Needed to Preserve Content Deemed Dangerous Social media platforms are taking down online content they consider terrorist, violently extremist, or hateful in a way that prevents its potential use to investigate serious crimes, including war crimes, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. While it is understandable… »

10.09.2020

How indigenous women in Canada heal through art

How indigenous women in Canada heal through art

Indigenous women in Canada suffer high rates of violence In the Canadian winter of 2002, passers-by walking through Vancouver’s Downtown East Side could see Rebecca Belmore, from the Indigenous Anishinaabe Nation, nailing her long red dress to a telephone pole. She struggled to free herself, and then once released, her dress hanging in tatters… »

08.09.2020

Shakespeare Festival in South Africa Performed by An All Woman Cast

Shakespeare Festival in South Africa Performed by An All Woman Cast

“Theatre will rise again,” declared James Ngcobo, artistic director of the renowned Market Theatre in Johannesburg. “COVID hasn’t stifled our passion, just moved it into another space.” This month, Ngcobo is spotlighting speeches from some of Shakespeare’s iconic plays, mostly written for male characters but acted here by women. Reversing… »

29.08.2020

Why women’s rights and digital rights go hand-in-hand on Namibian Twitter

Why women’s rights and digital rights go hand-in-hand on Namibian Twitter

Activists wage a fight for abortion rights on Twitter In Namibia, amid the fourth wave of feminist uprisings in the technology age, activists flocked to social media platforms like Twitter to organize an online campaign to legalize abortion. As part of the campaign, feminist activists launched and disseminated an … »

22.08.2020

Diaz-Canel, blocking of digital channels is reaction to Soberana 01

Diaz-Canel, blocking of digital channels is reaction to Soberana 01

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Friday said the blocking of YouTube accounts in his country is a reaction to the registration of the anti-Covid-19 vaccine candidate called Soberana 01. Miguel Diaz-Canel considered the disabling of YouTube channels of TV program Mesa Redonda and Cubavision Internacional as ‘an outright blocking’, precisely… »

20.08.2020

Dark tourism in eastern Europe: the struggle between money and memory

Dark tourism in eastern Europe: the struggle between money and memory

Many tourists – especially people who come from western democracies – are fascinated with the communist pasts of central and eastern European countries. Their desire to gaze upon, consume and experience the remnants of life behind the Iron Curtain contrasts with the desire of many local people to distance and… »

18.08.2020

Top Human Rights Tweets of the Week

Top Human Rights Tweets of the Week

Trending rights tweets this week: Thai police arrested a prominent student activist for involvement in a peaceful July protest, the largest since 2014; profound courage from pro-democracy demonstrators in Belarus who face grave risks; Monday’s arrest of 10 Hong Kong pro-democracy figures, including 71-year-old Jimmy Lai, is Beijing’s latest… »

16.08.2020

Beyond the White-West vs China Cultural Clash

Beyond the White-West vs China Cultural Clash

On July 22, the Texas Tribune reported that the Trump administration had ordered the closing of Houston’s Chinese Consulate. The Chinese Government retaliated by closing the US consulate in Chengdu, the capital of China’s southwest Sichuan province. Chengdu was an important diplomatic outpost for the US, covering a large… »

14.08.2020

Egypt: Survivors of sexual violence and online abuse among prosecuted women TikTok influencers

Egypt: Survivors of sexual violence and online abuse among prosecuted women TikTok influencers

The Egyptian authorities must immediately put an end to their crackdown on women TikTok influencers prosecuted on absurd charges of “indecency” and “violating family principles and values”, Amnesty International said today. Women who reported sexual assault, violations of their right to privacy and online abuse are among social media influencers… »

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