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Chilean president Bachelet campaigns for 'transformative role of women'

"Women are able to do much more if they are equal and can be agents of social change," Michelle Bachelet said at the Wilson Institute in Washington Thursday.

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Revolution within the revolution: Vietnam, Cuba move toward LGBTQ equality

Each is a case of governments evolving together, inching toward their socialist aspirations where oppression is relegated to the past.

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LGBTQ equality movement Pink Dot navigates conservatism in Singapore

In an authoritarian society, the activists behind Pink Dot walk a fine line.

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Income inequality nurturing terrorism in the Middle East

U.S. policies have resulted in a small number of Middle East monarchs controlling some 60-70 percent of the region's oil wealth.

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Morena taking steps towards gender equality

Five major cities in Mexico held workshops which are part of an education plan to help women develop politically.

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Disarmament experts agree: U.S. and Russia must cooperate or face catastrophe

The threat of a nuclear disaster has greatly increased since the collapse of the Soviet Union, top Russian and U.S. experts meeting in Washington agreed.

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Progressive voices bind climate conference to world issues

Alongside the UN conference is a people's climate conference of NGOs, environmental and climate activists, trade unionists, scientists, local elected officials on strategies for climate action.

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Turkey's election earthquake shakes things up

Behind the storm that staggered Turkey's ruling party: a grassroots revolt against rising poverty, growing inequality and the AKP's war on trade unions.

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Claudia Jones Communist, anti-racist and feminist

Paying tribute to Claudia Jones, activist and tireless fighter for working-class women.

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An open letter to the leaders of the world

"Let's be clear: the actions we take in 2015 will decide which way the world turns for decades to come; please take the right path."

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