To defy the threat of violence that many female politicians in Brazil face,
seven female politicians from Rio de Janeiro decided to run for city council as a collective: If one of them drops out, the others will step in.
A look at recent climate statistics is all it takes to see that nature needs a good lawyer. These people and organizations have successfully sued corporations and governments for neglecting or ignoring environmental issues.
Sometimes, doing nothing can be the most powerful weapon of all. Sometimes, just being there forces the powers that be to change. And sometimes, a non-violent protest can even bring an entire political system to its knees.
Journalists Daphne Caruana Galizia and Miroslava Breach were killed to prevent their controversial investigations from seeing the light of day. Now, the "Forbidden Stories" project is continuing their research and publishing their stories.
For all those who doubted that pouring a bucket of ice water over your head could make the world a better place, doubt no longer. Six years after the hype, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has financed the development of a drug for the deadly disease it targeted.
North Korean refugees have found creative ways to smuggle information into one of the most censored countries in the world. New legislation will make their activism more difficult – but they are determined to continue their work.
One of the first transgender politicians in Latin America is currently city councilor for a community in northern Peru. We present Luisa Revilla – an impressive woman whose commitment to her constituents could serve as inspiration for many politicians.
Central America’s graffiti scene is still relatively young, but it has already produced some unique styles and artists. A new documentary follows its development over 20 years, from the very start to the present day.
Would you eat carbon dioxide? It might not sound very appetising at first, but after reading this article, you might want to give it a try! For all of you trying to find planet-friendly alternatives to meat or soy, we have got the solution for you.