Introducing rural and indigenous communities to science, through experiments and communication, is vital.
The combination of knowledge and communication, along with a few other fundamental conditions such as liberty and respect , leads to social, cultural and technological development.
Activists protest against gender violence outside Mexico’s General Prosecutor’s office in Mexico City on July 11, 2017.
Urban planning is not gender neutral. Women deserve to live in cities that treat them equally, respond to their needs and reduce opportunities of violence.
Neither constitution protections nor protests have prevented the Mapuche and their allies from suffering at the hands of the Argentine state.
The Army has promised a bloodless rebellion against President Robert Mugabe, but there’s good reason to doubt their claims.
Some observers think Mugabe's overthrow by the Army might be a good thing for Zimbabwe. An Argentinean expert on Latin America's bloody military dictatorships disagrees.
Still searching for answers.
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The disappearance of Santiago Maldonado in Argentine Patagonia is part of the global conflict between the forces of capital and indigenous rights.
Advertising continues to portray women as charming keepers of the home, making it harder to succeed at work.
TV commercials continue to traffic in outmoded gender roles, relegating women to the home. A media scholar explains how these stereotypical portrayals can fuel workplace harassment by powerful men.
In post-dictatorship Argentina, citizens, like the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo, have been the guardians of justice.
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Argentineans are determined to not forgive or forget the criminals who killed or disappeared more than 30,000 people.
Fairtrade grape production, Western Cape, South Africa.
Fairtrade was set up to support small producers - but some feel it is now missing the mark.
Protests in Ecuador.
But there is a stand-off on the left of the political spectrum.
All papacies are political, and Pope Francis’s is no exception.
The Pope hasn't actually opened the door for married priests. But in rethinking celibacy, he has shown his mastery of the art of containing people without actually making big changes to the Church.
A male Hypsiboas punctatus frog in daylight.
Scientists in Argentina have discovered a frog that glows in moonlight and at twilight.
Bolivia’s rural Chaparé region has pushed back against neoliberal policies using democratic practice.
There's truth in the analysis that the rise of right-wing populism is a response to the failures of globalisation. But is it the only response?
Remarkable things happen when academics from the global South work together.
It's important to create spaces where the global South's problems can be presented, debated and solutions developed - including some that can be applied in similar economies.
Women across Latin America took to the streets after a 16-year-old girl was raped and murdered in a coastal town of Argentina in October 2016.
The recent violent rape and murder of a 16-year-old Argentinian girl has sparked a region-wide protest movement against sexual violence in Latin America.
Passions run high in Buenos Aires.
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The decades-old dispute in the South Atlantic is the third rail of Argentine politics – and Mauricio Macri has blithely tripped over it.
Antarctica hangs in the balance. Five cities have the chance of securing the future of this fragile continent.
Labour's leader has a renewed mandate to put his party at the vanguard of the left – but others have walked that road before.
The ranks of a 'new urban poor' in Europe are swelling.
Peru’s new power team. PPK is in the middle.
Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, known as PPK, became president arguably because his citizens are fed up with corruption. Scandal-plagued Brazil offers a template for how he could tackle it.
The global South has more in common than just proximity – our cultural heritage links our literature.
Seasons, stars, settler colonialism: the nations of the south – Australia, Argentina and South Africa – have much in common. And the 2003 Nobel laureate for literature, JM Coetzee, is helping reframe Australian writing within this southern context.