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Breaking the silence: Industrial oil palm and rubber plantations bring harassment, sexual violence and abuse against women

14th Mar 2019
Life around industrial oil palm and rubber plantations is marked by violence. (Source Grain.org)


Myanmar land ownership law could displace millions of farmers

3rd Mar 2019
Under a land reformation act, millions of farmers across Myanmar could be forced from land they have tilled for generations. Many are unaware of the danger they face. Peter Yeung and Carlotta Dotto report from Yangon. (Source DW.com)


Indonesia’s Indigenous Languages Hold the Secrets of Surviving Disaster

18th Oct 2018
Introducing hard-learned local wisdom into warning efforts could save thousands of lives. (Source: Foreign Policy)


How the loss of Native American languages affects our understanding of the Natural World

9th Oct 2018
Languages carry deep cultural knowledge and insights. So, what does the loss of these languages mean in terms of our understanding of the world? (Source: The Conversation)


“President Ivan Duque: Protect Social Activists”

27th Sep 2018
"The new Colombian president has to stop the killing of community leaders to secure a lasting peace," writes Omaira Bolaños from Rights Resource Initiative (Source: New York Times)


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