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Global data expose prevalence of violence against children

The largest-ever compilation of data on violence against children shows the extent of abuse -- and the attitudes that perpetuate and justify violence in every country.
from Unicef on Oct 1, 2014.
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Russian authorities halt investigation into the Arctic 30

Russia's Investigative Committee has ended a year-long investigation into a protest at an Arctic oil rig which led to the jailing of 28 activists and two freelance journalists
from Greenpeace on Oct 2, 2014.

Nobel laureate summit cancelled over Dalai Lama visa refusal

A Cape Town summit of Nobel peace laureates has been cancelled after too many delegates pulled out over South Africa denying the Dalai Lama a visa.
from Mail&Guardian on Oct 2, 2014.

Hong Kong demonstrators set Thursday resignation deadline

Student leaders of pro-democracy protests say that if Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying does not resign by Thursday they will step up their actions.
from South China Morning Post on Oct 2, 2014.

'Desperate demand' for ebola treatment in Sierra Leone

The demand for treatment beds and nurses to halt the rapid spread of ebola in Sierra Leone is far outstripping supply, warns a children's charity.
from Save the Children on Oct 2, 2014.
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Mekong dam consultation set to fail before it has begun

A consultation process for the Don Sahong fdam on the Mekong appears set for failure before it has started.
from International Rivers on Oct 2, 2014.

Bangladeshi workers organise to protect their most valuable export

Migrant domestic workers from Bangladesh enjoy little protection from their government, but they’re not alone.
from FPIF on Oct 1, 2014.
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Surviving the Kashmir floods

A people’s account of surviving the Kashmir floods.
from Himal on Oct 2, 2014.
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