Pionerring feminist, women’s rights advocate and workers rights activist Sylvia Meehan passed earlier this year after a long illness. The National Women’s Council of Ireland heralds Meehan as a “trailblazer for women’s equality.”
Hundreds of thousands of Congolese migrants have been forced to leave Angola, as part of an Angolan crackdown on illegal diamond mining. The United Nations warns that this mass expulsion may result in a humanitarian crisis.
According to an analysis released by Johns Hopkins University and Save the Children, nearly 11 million children will die of pneumonia by 2030.
In 2014, the Chinese government announced the creation of a Social Credit System. Expected to be fully operational and mandatory by 2020, the aim is to have a social credit score for every Chinese citizen.
Ebola Zaire Virus outbreak continues to spread in north-east DRC, threatening to cross into Uganda if not contained.
The award winning NGO, Front Line Defenders, will be hosting their annual human rights festival this weekend. It’s a weekend not to be missed for all those with an interest in human rights, global justice and the world we live in.
After a devastating financial crash in the 1990s and the subsequent debt it incurred Ecuador needed help. Enter China.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, long regarded as conservative, is forecasting a very dire future for the planet should governments of the world not act. But what does the report mean? Marianne Foody explores.
Claudia Nussbaumer continues her investigation into the concept of gender as it is performed in different indigenous communities around the world, this week focusing on the tribal Gods of the Ainu people of northern Japan.
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