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Our Global Food Systems Are Rife with Injustice: Here’s How We Can Change This

Food systems can disenfranchise marginalised and vulnerable communities worldwide. Credit: Busani Bafana/IPS By External SourceJan 25 2022 – The pandemic – alongside growing ...

The Rise of Religious Extremism & Anti-Muslim Politics in Sri Lanka

Muslims at a mosque in Sri Lanka. Credit: Financial Times, Sri Lanka By Alan KeenanBRUSSELS, Jan 25 2022 – On 28 October, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa appointed the militant ...

Climate Inaction, Injustice Worsened by Finance Fiasco

By Jomo Kwame SundaramKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Jan 25 2022 – Many factors frustrate the international cooperation needed to address the looming global warming catastrophe. As most ...

Youth Have the Spirit to Change Trajectory of Leprosy, says Yohei Sasakawa

Alice Cruz-UN, Special Rapporteur on eliminating discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members, told the youth that their participation was crucial to ...

Up to 70% of Children in Developing Countries to Be Left Unable to Read?

Credit: Shafiqul Alam Kiron/IPS By Baher KamalMADRID, Jan 24 2022 – “Unless we take action, the share of children leaving school in developing countries who are unable to ...

The UN’s Vital Role in Afghanistan

A mother and her children fled conflict in Lashkargah and now live in a displaced persons camp in Kandahar, southern Afghanistan. Credit: UNICEF Afghanistan By Sultan Barakat and ...

Community Organization and Solidarity in Peru Tackle Hunger in Pandemic

Fortunata Palomino is an experienced community organizer from Carabayllo and general coordinator of the Network of Soup Kitchens of Metropolitan Lima, which includes 2,247 soup kitchens. ...

Investing in a Child’s Education is Investing in all of Humanity, Says ECW’s Yasmine Sherif Welcoming Germany’s €200 million Donation

Students attending class at the Souza Gare school in the Littoral region, Cameroon. The school hosts displaced children who have fled the violence in the North-West and South-West ...

Mali must not Be a New Site for Clashes Between Global Powers

The peacekeepers of the UN’s Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) on patrol in Aguelhok, Mali. Credit: MINUSMA/ Harandane Dicko A decade after civil ...

Human Rights Violations and Culture of Impunity in South Asia

South Asian countries grappling with the erosion of democratic norms, growing authoritarianism, the crackdown on freedom of press, speech and dissent, a report by Human Rights Watch ...

Count Me in: Working Together for Disability Inclusion in Guatemala

The organization “Mujeres con Capacidad de Soñar a Colores” during one of their awareness-raising performances. Credit: Diana Alvarado (@alvaradodii) and Mujeres con Capacidad ...

Covax, the Developing World’s Hope against COVID, Has Made It Only Halfway

Delivery of syringes for the vaccination campaign in El Salvador. Latin American countries have made steady progress in immunizing their populations, partly through direct negotiations ...

Health Workers Lauded for Role in Leprosy Treatment During Pandemic

Yohei Sasakawa, WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Leprosy Elimination and Chairperson of the Nippon Foundation, thanks participants at a webinar ‘Raising Awareness about Leprosy, Role ...
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