World parliamentarians in drive to end extreme inequalities

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By

Sheuli Akter

Expressing grave concern with the extreme political, social and economic inequalities prevalent in the world, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) has called for immediate action to reverse this trend and leave no one behind.

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British schools urged to fight FGM with novel and new lesson plan

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Umberto Bacchi

Schools in Britain will be encouraged to teach students about female genital mutilation (FGM) to stop the practice which affects tens of thousands of girls in the country, the education minister said on Wednesday unveiling a lesson plan on the issue.

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7th Africa Conference on Sexual Health and Rights opens in Ghana

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Alpha Jallow

The 7th Africa Conference on Sexual Health and Rights opened in the Ghanaian capital Accra at the beginning of the week.

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Violence against women remains a concern in DRC

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Darell Maurice

Humanity last month celebrated the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

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Nobody’s Children By Hana Hindráková: A Review

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Review

By

Valda Organ

Kenya is a country of extreme contrasts: a culturally vibrant land always on the brink of social/political tumult. However, to many western people Africa itself is still shrouded in mystique, a sort of wild place that can never be tamed or fully understood by white culture.

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