The market for human research has not escaped the financial crisis: French companies testing new medicine have seen a 20% average fall in activity. As in many other affected industries around the world today, the (...) +
Over the last 50 years there have many strides forward in women’s rights around the world. Yet recently the trend seems to be reversing in some unlikely places, for instance abortion has been legal in the United (...) +
A global revolution is underway to obtain what UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon and Barack Obama call ‘the final frontier in human rights’: the universal decriminalization of homosexuality.
Homosexuality is forbidden (...) +
There is an invisible war going on in the West Bank. The Israeli settlers are waging a daily war on the Palestinians who remain; they harass their neighbours, attack their houses, move their livestock and generally (...) +
Why are children as young as five being arrested in schools across the USA?
In a misguided attempt to avoid another Columbine, in ‘zero tolerance’ states like Texas, Florida and California, police forces armed with (...) +
The Awá tribe of Brazil are facing slow and inevitable destruction as those who want their forest close in around them. The tribe who number around 350 and are among the last hunter-gatherers in the world, are up (...) +
It has been 11 years since the first detainees arrived at Guantanamo Bay prison. Many of those imprisoned have since been released as they were innocent but some remain in limbo; unable to go back to their native (...) +
An explosive new documentary about race, sexuality and the church.
‘The New Black’ uncovers the complicated histories of the African-American and LGBT civil-rights movements by examinging how the African- American (...) +