Individuals and families migrate in hope of a better future and freedom. Photo: jaci XIII/Flickr
Av: Alice Hertzberg
My interest in the relationship between migration and development grew when anti-immigration discourses started to gain a stronger foothold in Europe and the US. In the meantime, the largest refugee crisis since the second world war took place in parts of the Middle East and Africa. The year was 2015, the same year the UN […]
1 juni, 2020, Guest piece, Magazine
The #SupremeInjustice protests held in many cities across India in May 2019 were largely conceived, organised, and promoted online by gender activists. Photo: Padmalatha Ravi
Av: Shruti Sharada
A year has passed since #MeToo galvanised online gender activism in India. But as defamation cases rise and the accused remain powerful, activists need to look back at what made online activism so powerful in the first place.
31 januari, 2020, English, Guest piece, Magazine
The historic Kashkan bridge was damaged in the recent flood. Photo: Ali Mostafanezhad.
Av: Seyyed Hasan Hosseini
Heavy rainfall and flooding in late March and early April 2019 affected millions of people in Iran, caused deaths, displacement and catastrophic damage to the infrastructure. This is happening while the country has long suffered from frequent droughts and adaptive management practices are not in place to deal with such fluctuations.
17 juni, 2019, English, Guest piece, Magazine