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Kids Risking Their Lives to Reach School

by <b>Kaushik</b><p>Sunday, March 24, 2013<p>Read<p>For most parents and kids, crossing the street to catch the school bus is perhaps the riskiest part of the school …

Promised Help To Fight Ebola Arriving At 'Speed Of A Turtle'

Health officials have warned that if aid doesn't arrive soon to West Africa, more than a million people could be infected with Ebola by late January.<p>Last week President Obama announced plans for a surge in U.S. aid to the region. The U.K. and the European Union followed suit.<p>The United Nations is …

A slow race against time | Doctors without borders

I was in the "high risk" area of the treatment center yesterday, where the patients with known Ebola infection are and where we do a great deal of …

Ebola forges a bond between a young boy and the psychologist who helped him

When we think of Doctors Without Borders, we often picture emergency room-style professionals who are trained to work in dangerous, high-pressure situations. But equally important are the people who tackle the emotional consequences of disease.<p>“One of my friends said about working in an Ebola …

For Gender Equality in Africa, Focus on Corruption - Girls' Globe

From 21-29 January 2018, the African Union (AU) held a series of events, consultative meetings and Head of States meetings to discuss the formidable …

Make Every Woman Count

<b>Source</b>: Voice of America<br>Women and children in South Sudan have been the victims of horrific sexual violence since the country plunged into conflict …

Day of girl child marked by clarion call to ‘walk the walk’ on gender equality

Despite new legislation and proactive policies such as quotas, the world is failing to deliver on equality between girls and boys, according to a report that calls for a sea change in attitudes across society as well as sustained, vocal support for grassroots movements.<p>“Across the world we are …

Mujer Sana Hoy - Health and Wellbeing tips for all Women

Job broker agent is a task that necessitates the actual cleaning of products through border boundaries. Business owners are often needed pertaining …

RT @aworldatschool: 6 months since 219 girls were abducted from school. No more waiting to #BringBackOurGirls. Unite #UpForSchool. http://…

Girls’ Education Must Remain a Priority

Today, as we observe the International Day of the Girl Child, we are reminded yet again that we cannot promote prosperity and stability unless we …

Syrian refugees: ‘We want to go home. That is our dream’

Sometimes the photographs you don’t take are as important as those you take. I’ve just been introduced to Aya, who sits in front of me on a concrete floor, small and lost, and although I’m here to photograph her it feels like the wrong thing to do. As far as possible in my work I try and see the …

Children in Syria Risk Death by Going to School

<i>Last Wednesday a double bombing in front of the Akrama al-Makhzomi elementary school in the city of Homs claimed the lives of numerous students and</i> …

Iraq: Forced Marriage, Conversion for Yezidis

(Dohuk, Iraq) - The armed group Islamic State is holding hundreds of Yezidi men, women, and children from Iraq captive in formal and makeshift …

Ebola – as seen through the eyes of a 13-year-old from Sierra Leone

Ebola is not a pleasing name to me. In fact, I hate even to hear the word – it has destroyed my family and education. Life was hard but OK: I live with my aunt and many family members in a big compound; we have always been poor but there was happiness. But now we are terrified. Too many people, …