Women raped by Korean soldiers during Vietnam war still awaiting apology

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Sexual violence Campaign group urges recognition for women affected by sexual violence of Korean troops and the children born as a result ‘I lost everything’: Tran Thi Ngai, a Vietnamese nurse who was raped at the age of 24, says she lost her home Läs mer…

Senior WHO official accused of using Ebola cash to pay for girlfriend's flight

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Global health World Health Organization launches inquiry after claims of ‘legendary’ corruption, including racism and sexism A World Health Organization official looks on as health workers in Conakry receive training during the 2015 Ebola outbreak in west Africa. Photograph: David Snyder/Zuma/Alamy Claims that a Läs mer…

Ebola cases in Congo expected to double amid fears outbreak could cross borders

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Global health With health system at breaking point, uncertainty over how virus is being transmitted prompt fears it could range beyond DRC A healthcare worker is decontaminated in Beni, one of several areas of Kivu province hit by an Ebola outbreak that could sweep Läs mer…

Ebola cases in Congo expected to double amid fears outbreak could cross borders

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Global health With health system at breaking point, uncertainty over how virus is being transmitted prompt fears it could range beyond DRC A healthcare worker is decontaminated in Beni, one of several areas of Kivu province hit by an Ebola outbreak that could sweep Läs mer…

Zambian villagers await outcome of UK mining firm's pollution case appeal

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Natural resources and development Vedanta Resources in fresh appeal to have water contamination claim brought by 1,800 people heard in Zambia A worker walks past conveyors and pipe systems at the Nchanga copper mine, operated by Konkola Copper Mines, a subsidiary of Vedanta Resources, Läs mer…

Thousands flee north-east Nigeria after devastating Boko Haram attack

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Conflict and arms More than 8,000 refugees cross border into Cameroon after Nigerian town of Rann is burned to the ground People who fled the Nigerian town of Rann after an attack by Boko Haram cross a river to seek shelter in Bodo, Cameroon. Läs mer…

'Change in people's hearts': anti-Bashir protests put Sudan at a crossroads

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Global development With the country in crisis and public discontent mounting, is the endgame nearing for Omar al-Bashir? Smoke fills the air on a street in Khartoum after security forces use tear gas to disperse anti-government protesters. Photograph: Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/Reuters Surrounded by brown Läs mer…

Populist leaders face mounting resistance, say global rights experts

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Human rights Opposition to authoritarian rule reflects increased concern of voters and institutions, Human Rights Watch claims Women in Budapest march in protest against the exploitative changes to Hungary’s labour laws masterminded by Viktor Orbán. Photograph: Martyn Aim/Getty Images From Europe to Yemen and Läs mer…

Oxfam failed to address sexual misconduct and bullying, finds review

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Global development Independent commission says charity lacked robust safeguarding policies and was inconsistent in dealing with complaints An Oxfam sign is seen on a wall in Corail, a camp established on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince for people displaced by the earthquake that hit Haiti Läs mer…

Egyptian universities reinstate students expelled for hugging

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Global education Mansoura and Al-Azhar universities backtrack after video of celebratory embrace goes viral Play Video 0:53 The footage that stopped Egyptian universities from expelling students over hug – video Two students expelled from university in Egypt for the “immoral act” of hugging in Läs mer…

Sexual abuse of boys often overlooked by state laws, global study warns

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Sexual violence Stronger support urged for young men affected by abuse as researchers find existing measures tailored towards girls The shadows of schoolboys are seen on a classroom wall in Karachi. A global study of child sexual abuse identified Pakistan among countries failing to Läs mer…

Tanzanians with albinism embrace a life beyond stigma and superstition | Lucy Lamble

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Global development Tanzanians with albinism embrace a life beyond stigma and superstition In a country where myths about albinism can have deadly consequences, an organisation set up to battle discrimination is having a profound impact Graphic artist Camille Walala and her collaborator Julia Jomaa Läs mer…