WHO's Covid-19 inquiry is a shrewd move in a sea of disinformation

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Global health Its findings should illuminate global responses amid conspiracy theories and Trump’s mudslinging The shutters of a shop emblazoned with a biohazard symbol, in Milan, Italy, in April Läs mer…

Médecins Sans Frontières is 'institutionally racist', say 1,000 insiders

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The medical NGO Médecins Sans Frontières is institutionally racist and reinforces colonialism and white supremacy in its humanitarian work, according to an internal statement signed by 1,000 current and Läs mer…

Chile’s indigenous communities face new challenges amid pandemic

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Country’s indigenous groups count for 12.8% of population but government response has been criticised as ‘monocultural’ Away from the grey tower blocks and sprawling suburbs of Chile’s capital, Santiago, Läs mer…

Sex traffickers left thousands of women to starve during Italy lockdown

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Human rights in focus Italy Revealed: Gangs abandoned trafficked Nigerian women without access to food or funds amid coronavirus pandemic Tens of thousands of Nigerian women have been trafficked Läs mer…

'A drastic loss': Satellite imagery reveals Mali's farmers forced off land by militias

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A surge in fighting in central Mali has forced hundreds of villagers from farmland they depend on and could leave them without enough food to survive this year, according Läs mer…

The world's poorest women and girls risk being biggest losers in DfID merger

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Women’s rights and gender equality The world’s poorest women and girls risk being biggest losers in DfID merger The department is a world leader in programmes based on gender Läs mer…

Zimbabwe health minister facing coronavirus corruption charge sacked

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Governance Obadiah Moyo has been charged with criminal abuse of office over the alleged awarding of a $60m contract for Covid-19 supplies Former Zimbabwean health minister Obadiah Moyo. Photograph: Läs mer…

Hunger could kill millions more than Covid-19, warns Oxfam

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Millions of people are being pushed towards hunger by the coronavirus pandemic, which could end up killing more people through lack of food than from the illness itself, Oxfam Läs mer…

'It's like he's not there': survivors of Boko Haram on living with trauma – in pictures

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; More than 60,000 Nigerians live in Minawao refugee camp in Cameroon after fleeing from Boko Haram. Many have PTSD and other mental health conditions because of what they endured. Läs mer…

Kenya calls for help in fight against rising sexual abuse by foreigners

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Global development Anti-trafficking organisations say widespread trust in white outsiders makes children an easy target for abusers from the west Trace Kenya’s Paul Adhoch: ‘Gifts and privileges makes the Läs mer…

Darfur protesters call for action to end attacks on civilians by armed militias

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Thousands of people have joined a sit-down protest in front of local authority buildings in Central Darfur demanding action against the armed groups that patrol the region. A large Läs mer…

Poor nutrition in developing countries is costing firms $850bn annually – report

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Malnutrition Business is paying a high price for inadequate diets of employees, research shows, with experts calling on companies to provide living wage and subsidised food A migrant worker Läs mer…