06/27/2012 | Takhelchangbam Ambravati
A new government scheme that has been recently rolled out in Manipur offers rape victims a chance to apply for financial compensation. However, Ambra fears that while the scheme will help women financially it won’t help to bring them justice and that rapists will walk free.
06/25/2012 | Ana Aranha
Marcos Lopes tells his story of reform, from being the leader of a street gang to leaving that life and reaching out to help others like him.
05/09/2012 | Siobhan Warrington
Mexico is one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a journalist today. Siobhan talks to Peace Brigades International about the new law to protect human rights defenders and journalists.
03/14/2012 | Takhelchangbam Ambravati
Ambra’s support group is helping a young girl who became the victim of ‘mob justice’ after a Manipur policeman’s suicide put her in the firing line.
09/26/2011 | Takhelchangbam Ambravati
The rise in popularity of mobile phones in Manipur has opened up new avenues of gender discrimination and violence against women.
08/11/2011 | Takhelchangbam Ambravati
Today my son was reading out the newspaper to me. The main news was of a husband and wife shot dead in front of their three young children by members of an insurgent group. The incident made me think once again how important the examples and lessons are that we give our children.
06/23/2011 | Tia Dag
I am growing worried about the rise of murders in our neighbourhood. This entire past month we keep hearing stories of the multiple murders of six or seven men each weekend.
01/18/2010 | Tania Ghosh
Officials from Colombia's counter-narcotics strategy have overstated the extent of security improvements in regions affected by drug-related conflict, according to researchers.
12/22/2009 | Tania Ghosh
A research article on Malawi's fertiliser subsidy programme claims organised crime and corruption linked to the scheme has undermined its potential benefits for the poor.
11/20/2009 | Michael Omondi
Documents revealing how MPs were spending taxes led to outrage in Kenya and helped ensure some of the country’s worst-offending MPs were not re-elected. Tax-payers are increasingly demanding to know how their money is being spent, helping to reduce corruption and mis-management of funds by MPs