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Bangladesh's deadly scarves

A student is raising awareness about a horrific road accident that is becoming all too common for young Bangladeshi women.
from Duke Global Health Institute on Mar 25, 2019.

Cyclone Idai: Situation likely to deteriorate, number hit likely to rise

UN calls cyclone Idai's impact a “massive disaster”: “The situation is likely to deteriorate, and the number of people affected is likely to increase.”
from The New Humanitarian on Mar 22, 2019.

Liberia learns from worrying ebola-preparedness exercise

Liberia is not prepared for ebola’s return, according to the country’s chief medical officer Francis Kateh.
from The Bush Chicken on Mar 20, 2019.

Islamic Relief wins award for work with Bangladesh orphans

Islamic Relief won a top British award for a programme aimed at tackling poverty among orphaned families in Bangladesh.
from Bond on Mar 18, 2019.

The unique and humorous language of African politics

Negotiated democracy, zoning, three-piece-suit voting, cross-carpeting, watermelon politics: keep abreast of the language of politics in Africa.
from Quartz Africa on Mar 15, 2019.

Women's political power suffering ‘serious regression’

There has been a “serious regression” in the political power of women across the world in recent years, says UN General Assembly President María Fernanda Espinosa.
from UN on Mar 13, 2019.

Crash shows the global significance of the Addis Ababa-Nairobi route

The Ethiopian Airlines crash highlights the significance of the Addis Ababa-Nairobi route as an economic and trade corridor and a busy diplomatic track.
from Quartz Africa on Mar 11, 2019.

Award for Cameroonian women’s activist

Cameroonian women’s rights activist Aissa Doumara Ngatansou has won an award in France for her work helping victims of rape and forced marriages in her home country.
from France24 on Mar 9, 2019.

Protecting women's space in politics

Women human rights defenders around the globe are facing heightened threats of violence and repression - sometimes for being activists, sometimes for being women.
from International Crisis Group on Mar 8, 2019.

Ten actions on aid

Aid providers must live up to their promise that aid is a resource devoted to reducing poverty and inequalities.
from BOND on Mar 8, 2019.
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