Alarms about crashing fertility rates are going off around the world. Is the Faeroe Islands, an autonomous nation within the Kingdom of Denmark that has long been Europe’s most fertile country, going the way of its Nordic neighbors? If so, why?
Since the Boko Haram insurgency erupted in Nigeria’s northeast in the early 2010s, thousands of people have gone missing. A New Lines/HumAngle investigation has revealed that the Nigerian state — and the military in particular — has helped to drive this crisis, through extrajudicial killings, mass burials and a deliberate cover-up.
A New Lines investigation found evidence of mass graves dug by the Nigerian army in Borno state. Here is how we uncovered the evidence.
In 2019, the Danish government announced that Damascus was now considered safe enough for asylum-seekers to return to, stripping hundreds of Syrians of their right to live and work in Denmark. Experts say this policy is disproportionately punitive toward women, who face gendered risks both at home and in Denmark.
A new immigration trend has emerged in Punjab: Men are marrying young women with English-language skills who can get student visas to study abroad. They enter arrangements in which men fund the women’s education in exchange for spouse visas, marking a huge shift in the marriage and migration trends in the Indian state.
The full-scale invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 triggered a surge in national movements among Russia’s ethnic minorities, but their grievances with “Muscovy,” as many members of the movements refer to the central power in Russia, are decades, and some might say centuries, in the making.
Until recently, femicides in Greece were officially recorded as “honor killings.” It was only in 2020 that the Greek police modified their system to be able to register crimes of domestic violence. Now campaigners want femicide to be recognized as a specific crime.