El Salvador stands at the centre of the current refugee crisis in Central America. But gang violence is not the only reason why its people are fleeing their country.
In her novels, in numerous articles and in correspondence, Elena Ferrante has chosen to depict the world from a female point of view. She has always claimed that the woman’s gaze is decisive.
Muslim women are often criticised for their lack of political involvement, but Algerian women have embraced both anti-colonial and feminist movements.
The government’s decision to bury Ferdinand Marcos in the national Cemetery for Heroes illustrates the contested nature of the dictator's legacy.
The facts contradict Donald Trump's anti-Mexican rhetoric, but US mischaracterisation of its southern neighbor isn't new to this election season - nor will it end in November.
As the latest attack on an Indian army camp shows, India's shift in policy from strategic restraint to preemptive self-defence is a serious gamble.
The UN has adopted a more transparent process to select its new Secretary General. But it does not go far enough.
The Global South needs stronger commitments from rich countries to achieve long-term climate success.
As Colombians head to the polls for the October 2 referendum to permanently end the country's civil war, everything from grief and hope to partisan politics will factor into their decision.
While the details of exactly what happened during Indonesia's 1965-66 massacre of 'communists' remain buried in the depths of time, here's what we do know.
Women's involvement in armed conflict in Peru and Colombia has a deep impact on societies. But peace processes and political aftermath rarely recognise their role.
The peace accords signed by the FARC and the Colombian govenment on September 26 are momentous, but they're only the beginning of the path to peace.
Only by listening to local LGBT activists in hostile environments can the West stand up for human rights worldwide.
Can Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte learn anything from Thailand's failed campaign against drugs in the early 2000s? Maybe to adopt a less bloody and more comprehensive approach.
Once seen as a diplomatic victory, the nuclear deal of 2015 is now perceived as a failure by conservatives who reject President Rouhani's message of moderation as economic recovery remains elusive.
We know how to prevent gender-based violence, and that we must respond to survivors' needs. The challenge is in making it happen.
Historical evidence shows African elephants are endangered by the ivory trade, despite any attempt at regulating the market. A total ban is the only hope for the world's largest living land animal.
In Turkey's climate of general political repression, cyberactivism constitutes a real alternative for engaged citizens.
The foul-mouthed, tough-talking president of the Philippines is ironically a pragmatist on foreign policy.
More than 44% of Mexican women face violence in their homes. Some of them become asylum seekers in the United States.