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African Network Fosters Unity, Fights Gender Discrimination & Advances Sustainable Development

By Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Dec 2 2021 – The widespread 21-month-old lockdown, triggered by the corona virus pandemic, had a destructive impact on the global economy, claimed ...

Call It ‘Old’, ‘Contemporary’, ‘Modern’ or Whatever: It Is Slavery

Teenage girls harvest tomatoes on a farm in the state of Sinaloa, in northern Mexico. Credit: Courtesy of Sinaloa Institute for Adult Education By Baher KamalMADRID, Dec 1 2021 – ...

Global Solutions Needed for Pandemics, So All Can Live in Dignity

In the face of COVID-19 pandemic it was necessary to find global solutions to achieving sustainable development. Credit: APDA By Cecilia RussellJohannesburg, South Africa, Dec 1 2021 ...

Inequality is Set to Kill Millions – “We Have to Fight it Together.”

The UN commemorated World Aids Day on 30 November. Credit: UNAIDS By Winnie ByanyimaGENEVA, Dec 1 2021 – This week I called out to the world to warn them that inequalities are ...

What Will it Take to Turn Farmers Toward Climate-Resilient Superfood Millet?

Supermarkets stock both millet and sorghum products, but these are often ignored. Now research has shown the crops have health benefits and are climate resilient. Credit: Ignatius ...

How to Tackle the Femicide Epidemic

After suffering in a violent and abusive relationship, Layla went to the police, accompanied by a friend. Meanwhile, Covid-19 has exacerbated gender-based violence. Fighting patriarchal ...

How Inequality Drives HIV in Adolescent Girls and Young Women

To fight economic inequality, female dependency on relationships and gender-based violence, female education is critical. Credit: Zofeen Ebrahim/IPS By External SourceNov 30 2021 ...

Profiting from the Carbon Offset Distraction

By Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame SundaramSYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 30 2021 – Carbon offset markets allow the rich to emit as financial intermediaries profit. By fostering ...

Fighting Loss of the Greater Mekong’s Prized Rosewood Forests

Siamese Rosewood trees on a farmland in Lao PDR – Credit_NAFRI, Laos By Catherine WilsonCANBERRA, Australia , Nov 30 2021 – The famed Rosewood forests of the Greater Mekong ...

Pakistan: Gender-Intentional Policy Can Make Agent Banking Work Better

“I belong to a marginalized sector of my country where educated women are confined into four walls in rural settings”. Photo courtesy of Tahir Watto Credit: UN Women By Kathryn ...

High Global Fertiliser Prices Overshadow Malawi’s Farm Subsidy Programme

A maise farmer in her fields last year. This year small-scale farmers are anxiously waiting for an impasse between government and private traders to be resolved so they can get their ...

Growing Amazon Deforestation a Grave Threat to Global Climate

Brazil has a “green future,” announced Environment Minister Joaquim Leite and Vice-President Hamilton Mourão, in a videoconference presentation from Brasilia at the Glasgow ...

Gender, Education and Drop Outs

By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Nov 26 2021 – While COVID 19 is keeping the world and news media in its constant grip and national politics often come to the forefront, it might ...

Weather for Nigeria

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