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28.06.2015 Silvia Swinden

Can a Pope start a positive domino? The Eco-Eco initiative

Can a Pope start a positive domino? The Eco-Eco initiative

What are the biggest worries of the present times? For many it is Climate Change, for many others it is inequality and economic violence. For everybody it is physical violence. The unspeakable violence unleashed in the Middle East boomeranging back to its cradle in the West, the horrifying violence of … »

29.05.2015 Silvia Swinden

Nigeria bans Female Genital Mutilation

Nigeria bans Female Genital Mutilation

Goodluck Jonathan signed the ban into law as one of his final acts as president before handing power over to Muhammadu Buhari, who was sworn into office last Friday. “According to 2014 U.N. data, a quarter of Nigerian women have undergone FGM — the partial or total removal of … »

29.05.2015 Human Wrongs Watch

Women and Biodiversity Feed the World, Not Corporations and GMOs

Women and Biodiversity Feed the World, Not Corporations and GMOs

By Prof. Vandana Shiva* 28 May 2015 – TRANSCEND Media Service — Biodiverse ecological agriculture in women’s hands is a solution not just to the malnutrition crisis, but also the climate crisis. The two great ecological challenges of our times are biodiversity erosion and climate change. And both are interconnected, … »

25.04.2015 Pressenza London

TTIP – denial in face of defeat

TTIP – denial in face of defeat

By John Hilary 21 April 2015 for OpenDemocracy, Our NHS This week sees the start of the ninth round of talks towards the infamous Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), the EU-US treaty that is widely seen as one of the greatest threats … »

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