Global development

Article image
‘They don’t want to give power to girls’: the women shaking up Colombia’s graffiti scene
In the once war-torn suburb of Medellín, murals draw thousands of tourists a day. Now a group of female artists is challenging the male grip on street art, one wall at a time

Catherine Davison in Medellín

29, Sep, 2023 @6:00 AM

Article image
Brazil’s first-ever minister for Indigenous peoples: ‘It is time for the world to look at our way of life’
Sônia Guajajara rose from poverty to become one of Brazil’s most formidable politicians. She talks about battling farmers, miners and land grabbers – and why technology is not the answer to the climate crisis

Andrei Netto

29, Sep, 2023 @6:00 AM

Article image
When the drugs don’t work: can we do anything about antimicrobial resistance?
One little girl’s tragic death in an Abuja hospital this summer illustrates a global problem, but one that is worst in Africa where it could kill 4 million people by 2050

Sarah Johnson

29, Sep, 2023 @5:00 AM

Article image
Global survey finds diabetes goes undiagnosed in 40% of cases
Research concludes that disparities in treatment show the need to improve access to care, particularly in developing countries

Sarah Johnson

29, Sep, 2023 @4:00 AM

Article image
Investigation launched into killings and evictions on World Bank tourism project
Tanzania government blamed for violence against villagers in national park, while thousands more people face losing their homes

Kaamil Ahmed

28, Sep, 2023 @4:58 PM

Article image
Pakistan welcomes fast-fashion brand Boohoo despite poor staff safety claims
Call to set up role comes as report alleges retailer uses factories that violate minimum-wage requirements and workers’ rights

Shah Meer Baloch

28, Sep, 2023 @9:45 AM

Article image
‘Korea is hiding our past’: the adoptees searching for their families – and the truth
Amid allegations of a corrupt adoption system in Seoul that falsified children’s records, those sent to Denmark as youngsters are desperate to find out their real stories

Hannah Cho and Asta Kongsted

28, Sep, 2023 @9:00 AM

Article image
In the line of fire: Indigenous brigades battling forest blazes in the Amazon
The photographer Victor Moriyama follows an Indigenous fire brigade as they try to fill the gap left by the Brazilian state in Rondônia, one of the most deforested regions of the Amazon

Victor Moriyama in Cacoal, Rondônia

28, Sep, 2023 @8:00 AM

Article image
Europe’s workers face bleak winter as firms ‘profiteer’, says union chief
Millions ‘holding on with their fingertips’ due to high interest rates, squeezed wages and Covid costs, says the European TUC boss, Esther Lynch

Heather Stewart

28, Sep, 2023 @6:00 AM

Article image
Kidnapped and forced to marry their rapist: ending ‘courtship rape’ in Uganda
In Karamoja, one of the country’s poorest regions, schoolgirls face forced sex and abduction as an accepted route to marriage

Patience Akumu in Kampala, Deborah Nguyen in Karamoja

28, Sep, 2023 @5:00 AM

Article image
Grubby, cruel and cheap: Suella Braverman stoops low with her bogus refugee figures
The home secretary is attacking a key pillar of postwar humanitarian law in pursuit of eye-catching headlines. Instead, the 1951 refugee convention should be celebrated

Peter Beaumont

27, Sep, 2023 @5:00 AM

Southern frontlines – a Guardian series
About our new coverage, which aims to focus attention on climate justice in Latin America and the Caribbean

26, Sep, 2023 @12:02 PM

1 / 1,047 pages