Liberia: LACE abandons schools project in Jaytoken

What appears to be an unfortunate and unbearable condition considered anti-educational, is ongoing in a remote village in Southeastern Liberia, and that if nothing is done to urgently address such situation, hundreds of lass-privileged children may find it very difficult, if not impossible, in obtaining quality education. Students of the Jaytoken Elementary School in Tienpo [...]

Edinburgh University students vote to ban G4S

The student council of the Edinburgh University Students Association (EUSA) adopted yesterday a motion to ban Danish-British security firm G4S from campus. EUSA wants to bring an end to the university’s relations with G4S because of the company’s involvement in the delivery of security services to illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank and Israeli prisons. Blog this! Bookmark [...]

One man was hanged in public in Gharchak (west of Tehran) this morning

One man was hanged publicly in the town of Gharchak (Qarchak; Tehran province) early this morning. According to the state run Iranian news agency Fars, a 29 years old man identified as Bakhshali Asgari was hanged convicted of murdering a 9 year-old girl and her grandmother, sexual abuse of the girl and stealing the woman’s [...]

Watch the shades of `Green Economy’

With Gangotri and Haridwar as its spiritual and religious abodes, a small state of Uttaranchal is at a strategic advantage ever since it was culled out of the most populous state of Uttar Pradesh in the year 2000. That 64 per cent of its total landmass of 51,125 sq. km is forested adds to its [...]

7 Billion reasons to invest in reproductive health

Reproductive health is often given a lower priority when factoring aid and development costs, however the failure to secure the health of females and their unborn children can destabilize economies and harm already strained healthcare systems.  It is clear that a larger focus must be placed on reproductive and maternal health to increase stability and sustainability in developing nations. On October 31, [...]

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