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Urban Slums a Death Trap for Poor Children
World  (tags: world, children, slums, poverty, mortality, inequality )

Naoko
- 61 days ago - ipsnews.net
It's called the urban survival gap - fuelled by the growing inequality between rich and poor in both developing and developed countries - and it literally determines whether millions of infants will live or die before their fifth birthday.
Applaud Engineers for Bringing Solar Power to Slums
World  (tags: world, ACTION, THANK, SOUTH Africa, Slums, Solar lighs )

Rose
- 904 days ago - forcechange.com
Target: Environmental engineers at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa Goal: Thank engineers for creating the "iShack" project Engineers at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa recently created a structure designed to help
Tell the UN World Forum to Stop Forced Evictions in Africa ACTION
World  (tags: Africa, slums, tax payers, evictions, humanrights, world, ethics, culture, family, children, politics )

Nancy
- 1046 days ago - takeaction.amnestyusa.org
Every year in African cities thousands of families are thrown out of their homes without human rights safeguards. People living in informal settlements, or 'slums', are most at risk because they may lack formal permission for the place they live.
KENYA : Poor Women Beset On All Sides By Violence
World  (tags: humanrights, violence, children, Kenya, women, rape, poverty, slums, flying toilet, sodomy, fear, silent, danger, sufferings, crime )

Naoko
- 1784 days ago - ipsnews.net
I lay there recoiling in disgust, hurt and betrayal and watched the man whom I call husband, rape my daughter. It was the most painful ordeal...but i was powerless because he is the sole bread-winner in the home.
Over 50,000 Kenyans "Risk Forced Eviction"
World  (tags: humanrights, kenya, government, eviction, Kibera, 50, 000, water, sanitation, food, homes, railways, slums )

Naoko
- 1907 days ago - afrol.com
The quick eviction of more than 50,000 people living alongside Kenya's railways is being considered by the Nairobi government. Rights groups urge authorities to adopt "guidelines that conform with international humen rights standards" before considering
India, Enlightened
World  (tags: India, poverty, slums, environment, society, HumanRights )

LaJana
- 2214 days ago - onearth.org
Raise a Billion People out of Poverty Without Destroying the Environment. Can It Be Done?
   

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