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Joseph Kony cannot be swept under the carpet, warns DRC priest turned activist

Abbé Benoît Kinalegu will take the opportunity of a visit to London to remind the world that the threat to civilians in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) from the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) is far from over.<p>The Catholic priest, who is in the UK to receive an award from Human Rights …

Underwater search for Amelia Earhart’s plane will resume in 2014

The next effort to locate the remains of Amelia Earhart's lost aircraft will involve two submarines, cost $3 million, and unfold near a coral atoll in the Pacific over 30 days next summer.<p>The mission is led by researchers at the University of Hawaii and The International Group for Historic Aircraft …


'After the wedding, fear set in': a Yemeni child bride's story

Ask Noora Al Shami about her wedding day and she remembers the childish delight of an 11-year-old girl playing at being an adult. She was thrilled at friends and family gathering for a three-day party in the Yemeni port city of Al Hudaydah, 140 miles west of the capital city of Sana'a.<p>There were …

"Khotso" Peace at Devil's Knuckles

Lagarde: Women Can Help Grow the World Economy

(Versions in Español and عربي)<p>Hot off the press: a new study out today from our economists pointing to the striking economic benefits that could come …

The Secret to Remembering Travel

Whenever I look through all those files of <i>things</i> I’ve saved over the years, I usually stumble upon some long-forgotten newspaper article I tucked away. I give it a casual glance, turn it over, then invariably find that whatever’s on the back is more interesting. Serendipity seems to win out over …

6 Simple Mindfulness Practices To Reframe Your Perspective

Get familiar with the Holstee Manifesto and join the fast track to a better understanding–and appreciation–of your work, your life, and the world around you.<p>This is your life.<p>Do what you love and do it often.<p>If you don’t like something, change it.<p>If you don’t like your job, quit.<p>If you don’t have …

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Sex trade victims struggle to reintegrate | Myanmar

<b>Bangkok, Thailand</b> - Por's final cry for help was an overseas phone call from Japan to her former mentor, Montri Sintawichai, to tell him she wanted to quit prostitution again. She died shortly after at the age of 18, probably from AIDS, probably contracted years ago before the first time she …

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UN Study Looks at High Rate of Rape

An author of the study explains why rape is so prevalent.<p><b>One in four men surveyed for a United Nations study in Asia and the Pacific admitted raping at least one woman.</b><p>The UN Multi-country Study on Men and Violence in Asia and the Pacific surveyed over 10,000 men at nine sites in six countries: …

Almost a quarter of men 'admit to rape in parts of Asia'

<b>Almost a quarter of men surveyed in a UN report looking at violence against women in parts of Asia have admitted to committing at least one rape.</b><p>Rape was particularly common within relationships. However, one in 10 men admitted raping a woman who was not their partner.<p>Ten thousand men from six …

Papua New Guinea

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One Indian woman killed every hour over dowry

One woman dies every hour in India because of dowry-related crimes, women's rights activists have said.<p>The National Crime Records Bureau said that 8,233 women were killed across India last year because of disputes over dowry payments given by the bride's family to the groom or his family at the …

Bright and Inspiring Single Family House in New Jersey by McCoubrey / Overholser

Owning a house nearby the seashore can be a wonderful experience. Hearing the sea’s whisperings, capturing thousands of unique sunsets and waking up …

Pictures: Marches on Washington, 1963 vs. 2013

Geography in the News: Quinoa

Changing Planet<p><i>By Neal Lineback and Mandy Lineback Gritzner,</i> <i>Geography in the NewsTM</i><p><b>Quinoa: An Old and New Nutritional Food in Western Diets</b><p>In February, the United Nations declared 2013 “The International Year of Quinoa.”<p>Quinoa is the latest trendy food originating in the developing world and …

Saumur, France