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19.12.2014 Human Wrongs Watch

Middle East — 8.6 Million Lives Torn Apart

Middle East — 8.6 Million Lives Torn Apart

Human Wrongs Watch Amman, 19 December 2014 - “The Syria crisis represents the biggest threat to children of recent times. By the end of 2015, the lives of over 8.6 million children across the region will have been torn apart by violence and forced displacement. That compares to a figure … »

09.12.2014 Pressenza Hong Kong

Understanding violence through children’s lives

Understanding violence through children’s lives

“Children are not the people of tomorrow, but people today. They are entitled to be taken seriously. They have a right to be treated by adults with tenderness and respect as equals. They should be allowed to grow into whoever they were meant to be – the unknown person inside … »

30.11.2014 Human Wrongs Watch

World AIDS Day: all you need to know about HIV

World AIDS Day: all you need to know about HIV

29 November 2014 — The following are seven key facts about HIV, as well as a complete set of information regarding AIDS, all of them elaborated by the World Health Organization (WHO) ahead of the World AIDS Day on 1 December 2014,  Key Facts: HIV continues to be … »

10.11.2014 Human Wrongs Watch

Unseen Ebola

Human Wrongs Watch ‘The Ebola epidemic has forced millions in West Africa to change how they interact, starting with the strict rule of “Don’t touch”. But for the visually impaired, like Basiru Bah in Sierra Leone, losing human contact is itself a threat to survival.’ By  … »

06.11.2014 Pressenza London

The TTIP can seriously damage your Health

The TTIP can seriously damage your Health

An article by John Hilary, executive director, and published in the BMJ [British Medical Journal] reminds us again of the serious and imminent risk to the National Helth Service (NHS) and therefore to the health of the population. “Designed to meet the interests of corporations rather than patients, and … »

06.11.2014 Tony Henderson

Bangladesh – blood in bottles benefits

Bangladesh – blood in bottles benefits

A report arrived to the Pressenza desk on a Blood Group Service Campaign in Rasulbugh Neighborhood, Azimpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh on November 4, 2014. The report told that after restarting a series of social campaigns after a period of intermission, the day went very well as not only was … »

31.10.2014 Human Wrongs Watch

Global Media Campaign to End Female Genital Mutilation

Global Media Campaign to End Female Genital Mutilation

  Human Wrongs Watch The practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) must come to a quick end and the global media can play a critical role in making that happen, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on 30 October 2014 affirmed during his visit to the Kenyan capital of Nairobi. Speaking … »

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