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Apply for an internship at ICWA

  • December 18, 2018
  • ICWA Staff

Send cover letter and resume to rebecca@icwa.org.

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Who are the Yellow Vests?

  • December 14, 2018
  • Karina Piser

A new alignment of interests may be transforming grassroots protest in France.

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Macron’s historic decision to recognize Algerian War atrocities

  • September 19, 2018
  • Karina Piser

But will it lead to a real reckoning with the colonial past?

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Does an ‘ultra-right’ vigilante group reflect the French national mood?

  • July 6, 2018
  • Karina Piser

Reaction to a terrorist threat may be another example of the right-wing wave sweeping Europe.

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France attack an early test for Macron

  • March 23, 2018
  • Karina Piser

He must reassure a public on edge while ensuring the response doesn’t deepen high tensions around Islam.

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In China’s countryside, Xi’s continued leadership warmly welcomed

  • March 2, 2018
  • Matthew Chitwood

In Yunnan province, villagers react to the plan to abolish presidential term limits.

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BLOG: International Women’s Day 2017: Taking Bold Steps for Change

  • April 5, 2017
  • Onyinye Edeh

Messages and Reactions From Nigeria On March 8, the world celebrated International Women’s Day (IWD), a day set aside to acknowledge the contributions women make in society and highlight the challenges women continue to face. This year, the United Nation’s theme “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030” urged action to

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Blog: Five Cartoons about Cairo’s Cathedral Bombing

  • December 16, 2016
  • Jonathan Guyer

December 16, 2016 Cartoonists for Egyptian newspapers regularly draw in the wake of a tragedy. On December 11, a suicide bomber attacked attacked St. Paul and St. Peter Church, leaving 25 dead and 50 injured. While Egypt has experienced targeted assassinations, attacks on police outposts, and a plane crash in recent times, the strike on

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Beyond the Kitchen and Other Room: Where do Women and Girls Stand in Nigeria?

  • December 13, 2016
  • Onyinye Edeh

“When you give a woman a responsibility, she either abuses it or lets you down. I hope neither will happen in this case,” said the Head of Department (HOD) at the weekly team meeting of a Nigerian government institution in Lagos State as he introduced the new female Supervisor. It was about 8:15am as staff

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Blog: Nigera Says NO to Child Marriage

  • December 13, 2016
  • Onyinye Edeh

Last week, I attended what was possibly the most important high-level meeting for me as an ICWA Fellow in Nigeria. The Federal Government of Nigeria, on Tuesday, November 29, committed to end a deeply-rooted cultural and social menace in the country — child marriage. “Our stand is clear. No child marriage,” declared the Vice-President, Prof. Yemi

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