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Decisão do TST derruba suspensão da "lista suja do trabalho escravo"

O ministro do TST (Tribunal Superior do Trabalho), Alberto Luiz Bresciani de Fontan Pereira, suspendeu nesta terça-feira (14) a decisão do presidente …

Eat-and-run gang 'hit second Spain restaurant'

<b>Police are investigating whether a gang who ate thousands of euros of food in a restaurant in Spain before fleeing had targeted another eatery.</b><p>Last week, about 120 diners, who had consumed about 2,000 euros of food and drink, left a restaurant in northern Spain as dessert was due to be served.<p>It …

Como premiê do Canadá evitou o aperto de mão 'não convencional' de Trump

O presidente americano, Donald Trump, parece gostar de um tipo bem específico de cumprimento a julgar por seus encontros recentes com autoridades de …

UOL Confere: Marisa Letícia nunca foi servidora do Congresso nem recebia R$ 68 mil

<b>Morta no dia 3 de fevereiro, a ex-primeira-dama do Brasil Marisa Letícia Lula da Silva</b> teve seu nome envolvido em uma onda de boatos de que ela …

Plenário da Câmara aprova nova repatriação e inclui parente de político - 15/02/2017 - Mercado - Folha de S.Paulo

Publicidade<p>O plenário da Câmara dos Deputados aprovou nesta quarta-feira (15) projeto que abre um novo programa de repatriação de recursos, incluindo …

It will take 170 years for women to be equal to men — unless some things change, study says

It's getting harder to be a woman.<p>That's the conclusion of a new study on the Global Gender Gap from the World Economic Forum. The annual review looks at 142 countries, and evaluates women's standing in the world based on four indexes: educational attainment, health, political empowerment and …

Five Reasons Social Enterprises Are Applying a Gender Lens to their Businesses

There is article after article about why businesses and investors should seek new ways to be more inclusive of women in their business models. But …

Suffering and survival: a decade of women in Africa – in pictures

UK NGO SafeHands for Mothers was set up 10 years ago to campaign for better maternal and newborn health across the world using photography and film-making. Nancy Durrell McKenna shoots photography and films to help educate people about women’s rights. These images, mainly from east Africa, tell …

Women of Africa: Bringing art-house cinema to Liberia

Pandora Hodge is bringing cinema to the masses through Kriterion Monrovia, which screens films to communities around Liberia's capital.<p>During the Ebola outbreak, Ms Hodge and her team were forced to stop screenings, so they set about raising awareness of the virus through door-to-door campaigns.<p>Now …

How I turned a deadly plant into a thriving business

The water hyacinth may look like a harmless, even beautiful flowering plant -- but it's actually an invasive aquatic weed that clogs waterways, …

How I became an activist

Ory Okolloh tells the story of her life and her family -- and how she came to do her heroic work reporting on the doings of Kenya's parliament.

Is China the new idol for emerging economies?

The developed world holds up the ideals of capitalism, democracy and political rights for all. Those in emerging markets often don't have that …

The danger of a single story

Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic …

A girl who demanded school

Kakenya Ntaiya made a deal with her father: She would undergo a traditional Maasai rite of passage, female circumcision, if he would let her go to …

My mother’s strange definition of empowerment

Khadija Gbla grew up caught between two definitions of what it means to be an “empowered woman.” While her Sierra Leonean mother thought that …

The 50 Most Beautiful Places in Africa

Home to 54 countries, Africa has something for everyone. From Algeria's bone-dry Sahara desert to South Africa's iconic urban skylines, the second-largest continent in the world, too, has landscapes as diverse as its animal kingdoms. Still not convinced? These 50 stunning locations should give you …

Mark Zuckerberg walked the streets of Lagos, Nigeria to meet the startup that recruits African tech talent

Mark Zuckerberg came to Lagos, Nigeria in part to meet with Andela, a startup he's backing.<p>But he got a sense of the city from more than the tech …

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The bombing of Hiroshima created a tragic link between Japan and Africa

The event had been organised by the Congolese Civil Society of South Africa to put a spotlight on the link between Japan and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC): that the uranium used to build the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima came from the Shinkolobwe mine in the province of Katanga.<p>This was …

How Africa can keep rising

African growth is a trend, not a fluke, says economist and former Finance Minister of Nigeria Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. In this refreshingly candid and …

Há uma mulher refugiada que quer ser presidente da Somália

<b>Esta é a história de Fadumo Dayib, a mulher que chegou à Finlândia em 1990 como refugiada da guerra civil e que quer ser a próxima presidente da</b> …

Efforts to save Kenya's dying Yaaku language

There are only 10 people in the world who speak the Yaaku language fluently.<p>The northern Kenyan tribe number about 4,000 according to the UN's cultural organisation, Unesco, but they speak other more dominant local languages.<p>Now, the remaining Yaaku speakers are trying to revive it so it is not …

Could Fadumo Dayib be Somalia's first female president?

Fadumo Dayib wants to be Somalia's first female president.<p>The mother of four says she has already received death threats, but that nothing will stop her from running in the upcoming elections, which are due to be held in 2016.<p>Fadumo was born in Kenya, the daughter of Somali parents. As a child, her …

Nigerian woman, 25, becomes Argungu city leader

<b>A 25-year-old woman has taken over as the head of a local authority in the mainly Muslim north of Nigeria.</b><p>Hindatu Umar is the first woman and the youngest person to hold the position in Argungu city, in the north-western state of Kebbi. She is also the city's first unmarried local leader.<p>The BBC's …

Juliana Luna: ativista carioca que conheceu Obama faz sucesso com turbantes

Ela também é uma das 10 brasileiras mais influentes no Instagram, e esteve com o ex-presidente da África do Sul Nelson Mandela<p>A multiartista carioca</b> …

Orania, a South African country without colour | Southern Africa

A handful of men and women in Orania, a small town tucked away in the South African hinterlands, dream of a Christian, Dutch-speaking independent …

Africa Summit on Women and Girls in Technology | Alliance for Affordable Internet

Thank you, #TechWomenAfrica!<p>For the latest updates around the Summit, please visit our new page: http://webfoundation.org/africasummit/<p>On September …

A estrada para o Maláui

carta da África<p>A estrada para o Maláui<p>Moçambique volta a ser palco de conflitos armados depois de vinte anos de paz<p>Gisele Lobato<p>Afonso Dhlakama, …

GENTE QUE INSPIRA : Renatha Flores, menina de fibra, mulher corajosa

A manezinha <b>Renatha Flores</b>, filha dos jornalistas Samira Campos e Carlos Eduardo Lino, que deixou a Ilha e decidiu ajudar os refugiados do Quênia onde …