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Periods are the next frontier of humanitarian response

Silence and stigma over a natural process, menstruation, carry serious repercussions, including harming girls’ education and endangering health and safety.
from Scidev.Net on May 30, 2016.
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Too many European companies hiding soy use, say campaigners

European companies buying using soy as animal feed in meat and dairy production are failing to address adverse impacts of soy production on Latin American forests and savannahs .
from WWF on May 31, 2016.

Europe's 2016 migrant and refugee arrivals top 200,000

The number of migrants and refugees entering Europe by sea thjs year has passed 200,00, with deaths up 34 per cent to 2,443.
from IoM on May 31, 2016.

Minister welcomes South African TV ban on violent protests

South African Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has welcomed the decision by the SABC to ban coverage of violent protests from its channels.
from Mail&Guardian on May 31, 2016.

UN rights chief welcomes conviction of ex-Chadian President Habré

The UN human rights chief has welcomed the guilty verdict against ex-Chadian President Hissène Habré on crimes against humanity, summary executions, torture and rape.
from UN on May 30, 2016.
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Female genital mutilation: hope blooms in Somaliland

Women in Somaliland are working together with an NGO to eliminate one of the most ancient and extreme practices of female genital mutilation.
from Bhekisisa on May 30, 2016.

Nigerian dislike of Jenner’s transgender show leads to Africa ban

African audiences will be seeing less of Caitlyn Jenner after complaints from Nigeria saw her reality show “I Am Cait” cancelled across the continent.
from Quartz Africa on May 29, 2016.
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Love in the time of ebola

An interactive documentary about human connection in times of crisis.
from Back In Touch on May 31, 2016.
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