Women on the Iranian frontier
Women on the Iranian frontier
“Despite cultural and religious differences, the women of Maraveh Tappeh have similar stories to women in other parts of Iran. But the unfinished childhood of the young girls of the region is a forgotten story that resonates with women far and [...]Read the full article
Occupation: girl
Occupation: girl
Being a girl in Ethiopia is a full-time job: carting water, cooking, cleaning, collecting firewood and looking after younger siblings. As a result, many girls are not able to play or to enjoy their childhood, and see their education, self-worth [...]Read the full article
China's underground churches
China’s underground churches
Experts estimate that China could become the biggest Christian country in the world over the next few years. However, most practitioners reject the country’s state-sanctioned churches, which they accuse of serving the Communist Party of China’s [...]Read the full article
Sowing the seeds of shepherding
Sowing the seeds of shepherding
Since 2009, the Shepherding School of Catalonia has been offering training in the practice of shepherding. With close to 80 per cent of its alumni turning to livestock farming after completing the course, the educational institution is playing a [...]Read the full article
God, honour and fatherland
God, honour and fatherland
Patriotism is currently being reasserted as the highest value in Poland. The government is, moreover, coupling national identity with religion, and Christian values dominate the Army. The discourse that has been present in military circles for [...]Read the full article