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Why World Vasectomy Day manager uses the English word

In Rwanda it might be easier to clear up misconceptions about vasectomy if it didn’t share a word with castration in Kinyarwanda, one of the country’s official languages.
from Global Health Now on Nov 15, 2018.

Alternative Nobel Prize calls for release of jailed Saudi laureates

The Right Livelihood Award (widely known as the Alternative Nobel Prize) has called for the release of three of this year's winners - Saudi Arabian rights defenders.
from Right Livelihood Award on Nov 14, 2018.

Amnesty strips Aung San Suu Kyi of 'Ambassador of Conscience' award

Amnesty has withdrawn its highest honour, the Ambassador of Conscience award, from Aung San Suu Kyi, because of the Myanmar leader’s "shameful betrayal" of values.
from Amnesty on Nov 13, 2018.

Iceland's palm oil Christmas ad banned for being too political

Iceland has withdrawn its Christmas TV ad - an animation about deforestation caused by palm oil production - for breaching political advertising rules.
from city A.M. on Nov 10, 2018.

Delhites score own goal this Diwali

The people of Delhi are squarely responsible for the apocalyptic look that their city is displaying post-Diwali.
from Down to Earth on Nov 8, 2018.

'Bioeconomy' growth poses risk to the climate, nature, and rights

The rapid global growth of the so-called bioeconomy poses a grave risk to the climate, nature, and human rights, warn over 120 organisations from 40 countries.
from Biofuture Platform on Nov 8, 2018.

Museveni cooks up a storm with comment about men in the kitchen

Uganda's 74-year-old President, Yoweri Museveni, is accused of sexism for saying that cooking is not a man's role.
from allAfrica on Nov 6, 2018.

Remember the Chinese Labour Corps

A member of the London Assembly has added his voice to the campaign for a memorial to the 140,000-strong Chinese Labour Corps recruited by Britain and France in World War One.
from Daniel Nelson on Nov 5, 2018.

Protect the last of the wild

A century ago 15 per cent of Earth’s surface was used for crops and livestock. Today, human activities have modified over 77 per cent of land and 87 per cent of the ocean.
from Nature on Nov 3, 2018.

How Nigerian women are using Whatsapp to chat, learn and earn

"I always wondered how to communicate with elected officers ... We only saw them during the election but this online group allows me to interact with them more frequently ..."
from The Conversation on Nov 1, 2018.
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