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The closing of international borders causes pain

YHA Sydney Harbor is one of the hostels that has welcomed domestic visitors, but others are struggling. Photo: Anna Kucera A school group of 150 children packed the excavation of the funky Sydney Harbor YHA hostel last week, followed by a group of drama teachers who took a course with …

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A women-only hostel where safety comes first

The state of gender relations in Bangladesh is in such a precarious position that the experience of all women, regardless of their stratum, is filled with fear, anxiety and even paranoia. The outrage currently plaguing the country over rape and gender-based violence is an indictment that the problem is very …

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