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Update: Yemen's Ongoing Conflict

Yemen’s war is increasingly a humanitarian disaster, and control over territory is fractionalizing into even smaller groups as the main adversaries struggle to continue to finance their efforts. 27 more words

10 Facts About Child Labour in Mining and Quarrying

In 2011, the International Labour Organization (ILO) estimated 53 percent of the world’s then 215 million child labourers performed hazardous work. Work in the mining and quarrying sector is the most hazardous labour children perform. 345 more words

Children's Rights

Why Am I Angry?

What causes fights and quarrels among you? Don’t they come from your desires that battle within you? James 4:1 470 more words


Just war theory, non-violence and Jesus

Is war ever justifiable?  I contend that there is no such thing as a ‘just war’.  We must ask the question: “What does Jesus say about fighting for King, country, empire, freedom or democracy?” Can violence overcome evil, even if it is the lesser of the two evils, and is it morally acceptable? 995 more words


KaraTepe Refugee Camp: Food Distribution

24th April 2016

Today there was beef served for dinner at the Kara Tepe refugee camp so tensions were high; everyone is more eager to receive their share. 182 more words

New Middle Eastern Borders?

Although it’s now common to argue that the artificial borders from the end of World War I are responsible for the current conflict engulfing Syria and Iraq, … 47 more words

Awkward Moment: Running into the Boss Whose Husband Sexually Harassed Me - In Need of Some Input

Back in 2007 I left the pet sitting company I worked for because my boss’s husband was sexually harassing me. Well, to be more accurate I ended up quitting right after telling her about it because my boss didn’t believe me and I was too impatient to wait for her to gather herself and fire me. 1,114 more words