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Islamophobia

Messages of hate and Hindu dominance

India’s ruling party, the BJP, has a long history of contempt for the nation’s large Muslim minority

Hindu-supremacism

Why South India snubs Modi

In the current election campaign India’s prime minister is emphasising identity politics that so far have not resonated much in regions with Dravidian languages.

West Bengal

Grassroots pre-school education in two Adivasi villages

Marginalised communities especially benefit from good pre-school facilities, for example in India

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Global governance

In world affairs, “person of colour” is a misleading term

The focus on racialised ideas of identities helps to hide problematic power dynamics in international relations

Identity politics

Why the acronym BIPoC is less useful than it seems

A term that can help to assess social dynamics in the USA is not useful in large parts of Africa and Asia

Justice

Land-use conflicts undermine food security in Nigeria

Climate crisis and population growth increase pressure on arable land in West Africa

Farmers’ rights

Secure land tenure boosts resilience to global heating

Rural communties’ right to use the land they depend on deserves more attention

Food security

Female farmers need more support in Ghana

In Ghana, female farmers are essential for ensuring food security and nutrition, but they often face systemic challenges

Animal protection

New home for tortured animals in Bolivia

The Afasi wildlife sanctuary in Bolivia can only exist through donations and the efforts of volunteers

Business support

In Malawi, an NGO is helping victims of gender-based violence

Purple Innovation supports women having faced domestic violence to launch businesses and become financially independent

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