Kashmir: A jewel awaiting the peace that she deserves

Kashmir remains caught up in tensions between Indian and Pakistan

Sustainable Development Goals: No Poverty

Caoimhe Durkan explores SDG Goal 1 – no poverty, and how poverty has evolved over the years.

#BringBackOurGirls – 5 years on

Five years after 276 school girls were abducted by Boko Haram in northern Nigeria, many are still missing, and the world seems to have forgotten.

Ireland’s Divorce Referendum

On May 24, Ireland will hold a referendum, which if passed would reduce restrictions on divorce.

The protests of women in Sudan are powerful – but not surprising

Women rebelling against oppressive regimes is a powerful political act, but we shouldn’t treat it as though women’s involvement in politics is anything new, writes Gemma Kent.

Violence against children in Zambia

A report recently released by UNICEF of a survey conducted in 2014 reveals a high prevalence of violence against children in Zambia, highlighting a problem that is too easily overlooked.

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