Tens of thousands of people have defied bans on gatherings to protest abortion restrictions. A scholar of democracy says the policy push during a pandemic has echoes elsewhere.
Protestors in Poland have forced the government to pause plans to effectively ban terminations.
The women’s movement in Poland faces a powerful and as yet unchallenged adversary in the Catholic Church.The protesters have correctly shone a spotlight on the church for its hold on Polish politics.
There is a need for a special unit for civil-military relations as the police cannot deal effectively with protests.
Young Nigerians are protesting bad governance and police brutality. Where is the music to assist them?
With 70 percent of its people under 30 years, Nigeria needs to harness the strength in its youthful population.
They are often framed as lazy and fraudulent and are constantly harassed by the police. Now, it seems they have had enough. We explore what it takes to be a young Nigerian living in Nigeria.
Although the Nigerian government has announced the disbanding of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, protesters have not let up. They are now calling for wider reforms.
The dissolution of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad is the first step, but Nigeria needs a complete reform of its police.
The IOC has set strict guidelines on protests and political expression, but athletes aren't entirely happy. The question now is whether the two sides can compromise in time for the 2021 Tokyo Games.
For decades, athletes, as a general rule, steered clear of politics. Teams and sponsors liked it that way, and fans did, too. No more.
Other agencies or officials can do much of what police do now. So let’s disband police forces and replace them with local community organizations.
Nigerian women have successfully used their naked bodies as an instrument of power, rather than shame, to protest injustice.
The use of incitement around protests poses new and complex legal questions.
Politicians and law enforcement engage in uncivil behaviour that undermines democratic society. Civility is a pre-requisite for empathy, and is essential for difficult conversations.
Kenosha is the latest US city to see federal agents patrolling its protests. History suggests that supplanting the local police with a militarized national force rarely works out well.
The NBA stands behind the rights of players to protest. But the league finds itself in a delicate position, trapped between the competing demands of its advertisers, TV partners, owners and players.
Trust, accountability and communication are key.
Three experts weigh in on how college students will be taking activism from the streets to online this fall.
The petitions help us understand how Igbo women created spaces in a patriarchal society for active engagement with policies enforced by colonial rulers.