A member of the Malawi Mouse Boys being recorded by Ian Brennan in Malawi

A pitfall of capturing music in any permanent, reproducible medium is that it can arrest the artistic growth and progress of that musical form. The ar(...)

Mozambican refugees wait to  register at the Kapise refugee camp on the  Mozambican border  in Malawi. Photograph: Eldson  Chagara/AFP/Getty Images

When Mozambican troops hunting opposition fighters attacked his village this week, 10-year-old Wit Messenger ran away, leaving behind parents he may (...)

Lake Malawi’s water levels are at a ten-year low, forcing hydro power stations to operate below capacity, causing power cuts and pumped water shortage(...)

In a village near the town of Mchinji, in Malawi, a mother of six proudly demonstrates her latest household acquisition. A “tippy tap”, made from an o(...)

Laura, a pharmacist from Lucan, Co Dublin, moved to Haiti in 2012 to work with global health organisation Partners in Health. During her time there s(...)

Capt Deirdre Carbery of the Defence Forces says there is a direct correlation between gender, inequality and insecurity.

Transforming men’s attitudes and behaviours to help end violence against women and girls will be at the core of a conference on gender-based violence (...)

“We need a political breakthrough in Paris to begin addressing this injustice.” A model from PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) with a world map painted on her body poses in front of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris in the run up to COP21

Pope Francis has focused much attention on issues that are universal to us all and has sought to inspire and offer leadership. What he has said(...)

A child looks on as migrants and refugees prepare to board a train heading to Serbia from the Macedonian-Greek border near Gevgelija. Photograph: Robert Atanasovski/AFP/Getty Images

The Governments in both parts of Ireland must do more to protect the human rights of migrants, the Catholic primate Archbishop Eamon Martin has said. (...)

Daniel, the son of Prof John Crowe – former president of the Royal College of Physicians – and Dr Margaret Crowe from Dublin, first met Olivia, who(...)

A Fathers and Daughters’ ‘chat day’ taking place under a large baobab tree, used for community events, in Chiradzulu district, Malawi. Photograph: Didem Tali

Many Malawian girls escape abusive marriages, but survivors are challenged with poverty, HIV and lack of opportunities for education or employment. Ch(...)