December 10, 2014 / GlobalPost
Caryle Murphy
Saudi law dictates that women be legally controlled for their entire lives by a male guardian. Women victimized by their guardians usually find little protection in court.
August 14, 2014 / GlobalPost
Jessica Hatcher, Marc Hofer
Lake Turkana is the world's biggest desert lake, a vital source of life for humans and animals alike. But its lifeline is about to be cut by a push for development.
July 14, 2014 / GlobalPost
Dan Grossman, Alex MacLean
With government oversight in question and toxins piling up, residents say they are being poisoned and disempowered.
December 18, 2012 / GlobalPost, National Catholic Reporter
Jason Berry
The Vatican's male hierarchy is cracking down on the progressive leadership of American nuns.
December 13, 2012 / GlobalPost
Reese Erlich
A new union association set up to support the government is dividing Bahrain's labor movement.
December 13, 2012 / GlobalPost
Reese Erlich
When the uprising in Bahrain began, both Sunni and Shiites took to the streets together. Now they barely talk.
December 13, 2012 / GlobalPost
Reese Erlich
Frustrated by a lack of progress, a younger, more militant faction of Bahrain’s reform movement is threatening to take center stage.
December 12, 2012 / GlobalPost
Tim Rogers
Thirty-three years after toppling the Somoza dynasty, the Sandinista Revolution, with Daniel Ortega still at its head, has pushed Nicaragua back to a one-party system that looks hauntingly familiar.
December 5, 2012 / GlobalPost
Mellissa Fung, Lynn Burgess
Indigenous communities are the ones hit hardest by multinational companies mining in the rainforest. But with no one to stand up for them, can their rights be protected?
December 4, 2012 / GlobalPost
Mellissa Fung, Lynn Burgess
Canadian mining interests threaten the Panamanian environment as well as the livelihoods of subsistence farmers and indigenous villages.
November 10, 2012 / GlobalPost
Samuel Loewenberg
In a refugee camp near the Sudanese border, "Lost Boys" are now grown men, and hope for a better future is scant.
November 6, 2012 / GlobalPost
Samuel Loewenberg
Sporadic violence around Kenya is already spurring fears that next year's elections could lead to a repeat of the bloody post-election clashes in 2007-2008.
November 4, 2012 / GlobalPost
Tim Rogers
Deep in the jungle, on a disputed piece of borderland claimed by Nicaragua and Costa Rica, a brigade of Sandinista Youth has been deployed to occupy the area and hold the line for President Ortega.