#Elections

  • Article: Xenophobic Attacks Surge in South Africa Ahead of Elections

    Xenophobic Attacks Surge in South Africa Ahead of Elections

    April 4, 2019|Voice of America

    Police blame criminals targeting immigrant-owned businesses. Read more

  • Article: Millions of Indian Women and Homeless People May Be Ineligible to Vote

    Millions of Indian Women and Homeless People May Be Ineligible to Vote

    March 27, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    As many as 21 million women are not on voter lists. Read more

  • Article: These Beautiful Posters Are Helping Make Sure Young South Africans' Voices Are Heard

    These Beautiful Posters Are Helping Make Sure Young South Africans' Voices Are Heard

    By Mbali Kgame|Feb. 18, 2019

    Global Citizen met with the photographer behind them to talk elections, the future, and art. Read more

  • Article: South Africa Is Going to the Polls in May. And 31% of New Voter Registrations Are Under 31.

    South Africa Is Going to the Polls in May. And 31% of New Voter Registrations Are Under 31.

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Feb. 7, 2019

    It’s the first election held after youth-led movements like Fees Must Fall. Read more

  • Article: Britain Claps Back at Daily Mail for 'Factually Inaccurate' Headline

    Britain Claps Back at Daily Mail for 'Factually Inaccurate' Headline

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Jan. 7, 2019

    The newspaper claimed UK aid was funding “rigged elections” in Bangladesh. Read more

  • Article: Alyssa Milano Believes Voting Is the Secret to Fixing the US Education System

    Alyssa Milano Believes Voting Is the Secret to Fixing the US Education System

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 22, 2018

    “Right now it is such a mess.” Read more

  • Article: Nigerians Are Calling on Political Candidates to Prioritize Water and Sanitation

    Nigerians Are Calling on Political Candidates to Prioritize Water and Sanitation

    By Jasper Lo|July 5, 2018

    The Vote4WASH campaign aims to raise awareness of the need for improved WASH access. Read more

  • Article: Malawi Just Made It Easier for Women to Run for Office

    Malawi Just Made It Easier for Women to Run for Office

    May 7, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Malawi continues towards gender equality; female candidates will pay 25 percent less for entry. Read more