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SA more unequal today than during apartheid: report


In 2013, a World Health Organisation report found that 35% of all women in the world had experienced physical or sexual violence in their lifetime. In some countries, that number is closer to 70%. The latest manifestation, ISIS committing ... The Local Sweden, 3 weeks ago
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Every hour, more than 40 people drown: WHO report

The World Health Organisation's first global report on Drowning: preventing a leading killer reveals that drowning claims the lives of 372,000 people each year and is among the ten leading causes of death for children and young people in every ...
 Indian Express1 month ago Global drawning death figures disturbing and unacceptable  All About Shipping1 month ago More than 40 people drown every hour, with young children most at risk  TheJournal.ie1 month ago Nearly 40,000 people sign up to donate corneas  VietNamNet Bridge2 weeks ago
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The Zone: From horror to health

[WHO] Bronwyn Stephens of aid and development organisation World of Difference [WHAT] Leading Australian volunteers to save lives and provide human rights to Cambodians. [HOW] Collaborating with a survivor of Cambodian dictator Pol Pot's genocidal ...
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Honest judicial machinery crucial to child protection

VIOLENCE against children is serious human rights, social and public health issue in many parts of the world and its consequences can be devastating. Yet this heinous evil still goes on, committed by members of the society otherwise expected to be ...
 Daily News TSN1 week ago Tanzania: Honest Judicial Machinery Crucial to Child Protection  AllAfrica.com1 week ago

WHO's Africa chief elected

10 November 2014 The Continent: The World Health Organisation elected as its Africa director, Matshidiso Moeti, a doctor from Botswana who is a long time veteran of the U.N Agency. As Ebola continues to spread its way through three West ...
 Observer India1 month ago Made-in-India EVMs to power Arica's first e-vote  Observer India1 week ago
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World Toilet Day: People need equality and dignity when they 'have to go'

Yet, the World Health Organization estimates that improved sanitation brings economic benefits worth five times the investment (PDF) , through factors including lowered healthcare costs and reduced absenteeism from work and school. Inequality of ...
 IIED1 month ago Equality, dignity and toilets  Infrastructure News1 month ago

Only 15% of African countries have mental health services, a factor in violence prevention

Mental health news The Global status report on violence prevention 2014 reveals that 475,000 people were murdered in 2012 and homicide is the third leading cause of death globally for males aged 15-44 years, highlighting the urgent need for more ...
 Biz Community1 week ago World must act to prevent violence, says study  ENCA1 week ago UNODC, WHO want more action to prevent violence  The Guardian Nigeria1 week ago

Still much more to do

The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), which causes Aids, has created one of the world's most devastating health problems. Current evidence from genetic analysis of the virus suggests that HIV originated in Kinshasa in the 1920s, from a similar ...
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Women frustrating domestic violence fight, say legislators

Kampala- As Uganda ends events to mark 16 days of activism, women lawmakers have observed that police and courts of law are failing to arbitrate over cases of domestic violence because of uncooperative victims, most of whom are women. Gulu Woman MP ...
 Uganda Daily Monitor2 weeks ago To end violence against women  Jordan Times2 weeks ago Violence against women is linked to reproductive health problems  Antigua Observer3 weeks ago Call to support Elimination of Violence against Women  Biz Community3 weeks ago
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Has child rights convention liberated Tanzanian kids?

This year the world celebrates 25 anniversary of the convention on the rights of the child and The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) office in Tanzania met editors and discussed how to increase understanding on the child rights and cooperation ...
 Daily News TSN2 weeks ago Has Child Rights' Convention Liberated Tanzanian Kids?  Individual.com2 weeks ago Tanzania: Has Child Rights' Convention Liberated Tanzanian Kids?  AllAfrica.com2 weeks ago The global battle for children's rights addressed in Dubai  Abu Dhabi National4 weeks ago
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