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May 17 2019 3:33PM
LGBTI Rights around the world

Today marks the International day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia. It is a day recognised across the globe, where people come together and raise awareness of the violation of rights that the LGBTI+ community continue to...

Dec 10 2013 4:40PM
Kalpana Chakma – Lost but not forgotten in Bangladesh

When I was 23 I had just left University. I lived at home with my mum and dad, had a job in a little shop near my home and when I wasn’t working I spent time with friends. I had little to no interest in activism, and really, why would...

Jun 26 2013 11:59AM
Beatrice Mtetwa and the rule of law in Zimbabwe

Last week a group of us from the office went to the premier of a documentary at the LSE called Beatrice Mtetwa and The Rule Of Law. Having already seen a short preview of the film the day before we knew we were in for a treat. Since...

Jun 14 2013 4:58PM
Election date set for Zimbabwe, but will it hold?

Update 17June: Following the Southern African Development Community (SADC) summit in Mozambique on Saturday, SADC recommended that the Zimbabwean government push the election date back to 14 August. Zimbabwe's constitutional court now...

May 24 2013 4:27PM
Zimbabwe: A new constitution, a new way?

It’s been a historic week for Zimbabwe as President Mugabe signed a new constitution into law, a positive development that has the potential to increase ordinary Zimbabwean's enjoyment of their basic rights. The constitution paves the...