Global Voices by Topics
Putin Warrant Marks a Milestone
There can be no sustainable peace without a definitive confirmation of right and wrong.
Crimean Tatars: a Life on the Move
A café on wheels in Uzhhorod encapsulates a story of deportation and resilience.
Russia Demands Kazak Outlets Censor Ukraine Reports
“It could be described as an attempt against the sovereignty of Kazakstan’s media.”
Tajikistan: Authorities Arrest Bloggers for “Immorality”
Harassment for posting allegedly obscene content seen as a means to further shrink freedom of speech.
Prosecuting Sexual Violence in Ukraine
“Every mistake can be fatal for the human psyche.”
Ukraine: “You Can't Imagine the Horror”
Tens of thousands of civilians have been taken hostage by Russian forces, but investigations into these potential war crimes are progressing slowly.
Chechen Officer Held 500 Civilians “as Human Shields”
Hostages included people with severe chronic and mental illnesses.
Kenya: Women Bearing the Brunt of Climate Change
An ongoing drought has served to amplify historic gender inequalities in arid areas of the country.
Philippines: Single Mothers Continue to Fight Stigma
The notion of family is still strongly influenced by rigid norms in this conservative nation.
Ukraine: War Teens
The lives of hundreds of thousands of young people have been shaped by Russia’s confrontation with Ukraine.
Will We See a Sovereign Central Asia?
As Moscow’s grip falters, and Beijing ups its influence, the region is seeing intriguing moves towards collective agreement and integration.
“Justice is Costly, but Also Priceless.”
Head of Nobel peace prize winning NGO tells IWPR that Ukraine must win a “fundamental battle of values”.
Cuba’s LGTBI Community Demands Change
Although discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation is illegal, the reality is different.