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Tanzania is Not ‘Doing Well’ on Violence in Schools

This week, I came across a message that baffled me: Tanzania’s most senior United Nations official stated that, “Tanzania is among the countries doing well in combating violence against women and children.” On paper, this may be true. 16 more words

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The SOB Gets What He Deserves

In July of 1995, a friend of mine, Nedzad Avdic, was shot and left to die in a field near Srebrenica. He survived, and is now the proud father of three beautiful children. 135 more words

Human Rights

Tanzania is Not ‘Doing Well’ on Violence in Schools

This week, I came across a message that baffled me: Tanzania’s most senior United Nations official stated that, “Tanzania is among the countries doing well in combating violence against women and children.” On paper, this may be true. 16 more words

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Make Music Matter: an Organization Helping Victims of Sexual Violence

Did you know that 48 women are raped every hour in the Congo, a country known as the “rape capital of the world” (Bradley)? This means that there are 1,152 acts of sexual violence against women living in the Congo each day (Adetunji). 1,513 more words

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Philippines President Duterte says he will return drug war lead role to National Police

By Alexis Romero (philstar.com) | Updated November 22, 2017 – 8:18pm

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the 65th League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) General Assembly at the Shangri-La at the Fort, Bonifacio Global City (BGC), Taguig City on November 21, 2017, reads a briefer on the effects of various illegal drugs as he explains how some illegal drug suspects tend to turn violent especially when accosted by law enforcers. 318 more words

Yemen Could Be Out of Food in Six Weeks, Aid Official Warns

Johan Mooij expects food supplies in Yemen’s capital of Sana to run out in about six weeks. Mooij is the Yemen country director for CARE, one of several dozen humanitarian groups working with the United Nations to distribute food to millions of people in Yemen. 524 more words