Education

07.05.2015 PressTV

Nepal quake leaves 1 million kids without classrooms: UNICEF

Nepal quake leaves 1 million kids without classrooms: UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says nearly one million children in Nepal have been left without classrooms following the deadly 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck the country late last month. The UNICEF announced on Thursday that nearly 24,000 classrooms were either damaged or destroyed by the strong quake that hit Nepal … »

08.04.2015 Robert Burrowes

Saving Passengers of the Good Ship “Titan… Earth”

Saving Passengers of the Good Ship “Titan… Earth”

On 15 April 1912, the Titanic, the largest ship afloat at the time it entered service, sank in the North Atlantic Ocean after hitting an iceberg on its maiden voyage. The large and unnecessary death toll – more than 1,500 passengers and crew – was the result of many factors. »

28.03.2015 Human Wrongs Watch

A Home for Mercy

A Home for Mercy

Human Wrongs Watch ‘When last we met Mercy, she was arriving in her foster home, the child of a woman who had died of Ebola infection. See how Mercy’s getting on, in school for the first time, a child embraced by a family joined by love, if not blood.'( … »

10.03.2015 Human Wrongs Watch

The Changemaker

The Changemaker

Human Wrongs Watch Asma Ahmad Sheikh has helped people in rural Pakistan get training and set up their own businesses. Her work as a Changemaker led to her winning in a global skills competition. THATTA, Pakistan (ILO) – Asma Ahmad Sheikh was 17 years old when … »

09.03.2015 Human Wrongs Watch

Breaking the Silence

Breaking the Silence

Human Wrongs Watch Meet Suzan, one of 40 young volunteers working to protect South Sudanese women and girls at a refugee settlement in northern Uganda. By Lucy Beck* 6 March 2015 – At Nyumanzi refugee settlement in northern Uganda, where the sound of families preparing food hangs on … »

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