Russian Influencers Are Cutting Up Their Chanel Bags To Protest “Russophobia”
They're also spreading disinformation to their millions of followers.
A Russian Animator Is In Hiding After His Cartoon Was Banned By The Government
As the war in Ukraine continues, Russia has banned hundreds of news outlets and social networks.
The Smithsonian’s #MeToo Moment
Many researchers dream of one day working at the Smithsonian’s facility in Panama. But 16 women scientists told BuzzFeed News that their experiences there were nightmares ruled by prominent men who exploited their powers.
Working Women In Afghanistan Are Beginning To Navigate Life Under Taliban Rule
At a hospital in Kabul, terrified patients fled their beds, a new policy bars interactions between men and women, and nurses and doctors must check in with the Taliban daily.
She Smuggled Women In Kabul To Safety. Now She’s Hiding From The Taliban.
Though the Taliban have blacklisted Nilofar Ayoubi, she has insisted on speaking out about women’s rights in Afghanistan.
India Is Shocked Over The Rape And Killing Of A Young Dalit Woman
The victim's family had pleaded with the police to release her body.
These Countries Have The Highest COVID-19 Case Counts. This Is What The US Has In Common With Them.
“The US is no longer an example for other countries to follow.”
A Woman Who Makes Bags For Michael Kors Was Sent To One Of The Most Crowded Prisons In The World For A Facebook Post
A Cambodian woman who makes bags for brands like Michael Kors and Kate Spade was jailed for two months after expressing her fears about the coronavirus.
Zara’s Billionaire Owner Was Praised For Helping In The Coronavirus Crisis. Workers In Myanmar Paid The Price.
Fast fashion was always a problem. Now, COVID-19 has deepened the inequity between garment workers and fashion labels rebranding themselves as saviors.
Hundreds Of People Are Seriously Ill After A Deadly Gas Leak In India
At least 11 people have died after styrene gas leaked from the LG Polymers factory in the city of Visakhapatnam, although it is feared the death toll will rise.
At This Coronavirus Graveyard, Family Members Have To Bury Their Loved Ones With Their Own Hands
Shameem comes from a line of gravediggers. But he’s the first one in his family to oversee burials in a pandemic.
It Was Meant To Be An App To Help Immigrants Lead A Normal Life In The US. Now It’s Helping Them Survive The Coronavirus.
Homeis was designed to help immigrants navigate daily life, but its CEO told BuzzFeed News the app has become "basically a COVID-19 helpline."
A Cluster Of Coronavirus Cases Can Be Traced Back To A Single Mosque And Now 200 Million Muslims Are Being Vilified
Six COVID-19 deaths have been linked to a religious gathering in March. It’s led to a huge spike in anti-Muslim narratives and misinformation.
This Shocking Video Shows Workers Being Sprayed With Unknown Chemicals During A Coronavirus Lockdown
Footage shared with BuzzFeed News shows workers at an uptown residential neighborhood in Mumbai being sprayed to “disinfect” them.
Put Makeup On. Wear Tight Clothes. Speak Like A Cartoon Cat: How Women Are Being Told To Behave Around Their Husbands Under Lockdown.
The official lockdown advice from Malaysia’s women’s ministry — to wear makeup and avoid sarcasm — was ridiculed online.
These Gut-Wrenching Photos Show What Happens When A Coronavirus Lockdown Backfires
A lockdown in India that aimed to mitigate the spread of the virus has left huge numbers of people with no other choice but to walk hundreds of miles home in large groups.
A Doctor Was Assaulted On Her Way To The Hospital. She’s Not The Only Medic Being Attacked.
Health care professionals in India are being evicted from their homes because of the coronavirus, while at least one doctor was assaulted by police on her way to work.
All Of India, More Than 1.3 Billion People, Is Now Under Coronavirus Lockdown
During the three-week period, no Indian citizen will be allowed to leave their home to socialize or work, except those working in essential services.
Fighting With Boomers About Coronavirus Misinformation On WhatsApp Won’t Make Any Of Us Less Afraid
The constant bombardment of WhatsApp forwards on supposed miracle cures for the coronavirus is about one thing: fear.
India’s First Line Of Defense Against The Coronavirus Is An Army Of 900,000 Women Without Masks Or Hand Sanitizer
Community health workers are India’s first line of defense against the coronavirus, but the government is showing little interest in protecting them.