FEATURE-Plastic ban raises hopes for Kenya's sisal farmers
KENYA-FARMING/POLLUTION (FEATURE, PIX):FEATURE-Plastic ban raises hopes for Kenya's sisal farmers
Sparkly and shiny, but is your natural make-up free of forced labour?
GLOBAL-COSMETICS/WORKERS-ABUSE:Sparkly and shiny, but is your natural make-up free of forced labour?
Iran women's activist vows to step up protest after Russia World Cup block
Maryam Qashqaei Shojaei planned to raise a banner to protest Iran's ban on women attending stadium matches
How language, tech open opportunities for refugees
"The story of refugees and immigrants moving around the world is not new - but hopeful technology can make these transitions easier"
Heatwave threats rarely an urban priority, even as risks rise
Heatwaves are already a bigger risk in many cities than people realise, experts say
Brazilian consumers lend farmers a hand to go organic
Small farmers in Brazil are bolstering organic food production amid rising health and environmental concerns over industrial farming
Medical charity MSF apologises after reports staff used prostitutes
"You would often see men who were older, middle-aged, partying with much younger local girls. It was sexualised"
A Barcelona restaurant that tells refugee tales
"It was the only place I could find to work where they didn't ask me who I was, where I was from or anything"
From Malaysia to Myanmar, social ventures build homes and safe spaces
"The community is involved in the building of their own homes, so there is a sense of ownership, a sense that this is not just an act of charity"
FEATURE-Driven away by conflict, thousands of Ethiopians stranded without a home
Critics say the government needs to do more to ensure the safe return of a million Ethiopians displaced by conflict