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Women and Biodiversity Feed the World, Not Corporations and GMOs
World  (tags: Women and Biodiversity )

Michael
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
Genetically engineered Golden Rice and GMO Bananas are being proposed by corporations hiding behind the cloak of academia as a solution to hunger and malnutrition in the Global South. But these are false miracles."
From Smiles To Tears
World  (tags: photography, children, Syrian Red Crescent aid, Damascus, war )

Dandelion
- 5 hours ago - widerimage.reuters.com
Photographers eyeview when a Syrian Red Crescent aid convoy in the capital Damascus arrives. Convoy was carrying medical aid and supplies used for activities to give psychological support to children affected by the war, therefore lots of children there.
Rohingya Women Exploited as Drug Mules and Prostitutes
World  (tags: Rohingya, refugees, plight of Rohingya, exploitation, prostitution, drug mules, victims )

Judy
- 11 hours ago - firstlook.org
The Rohingya are one of the most persecuted races today. With no legal status, if they get arrested and imprisoned it is more onerous for unregistered Rohingyas to acquire adequate and fair representation.
Iran Navy Fires at Singapore Ship in International Waters
World  (tags: iran, international waters, conflict, corruption, death, middle-east, politics, terrorism, violence, world )

Penny
- 12 hours ago - clarionproject.org
Coastguard vessels from the UAE came to the ships aid after hearing its cry for help. The Iranian patrol boats gave up the fight shortly thereafter.
No More Job Killing Trade Agreements - Petition
World  (tags: TPP, petition, race to the bottom, unelected bureaucrats )

Dandelion
- 11 hours ago - secure.ourfuture.org
They are at it again. Unelected bureaucrats meeting behind closed doors making decisions costing tens of thousands of good jobs. We should have learned our lesson by now. Bad trade agreements create a race to the bottom which benefits multinationals only
Target 50% of US Aid to Those Who Need It the Most
World  (tags: foreign aid, poverty, postcards, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - act.one.org
Less than half of the money we spend on US global aid goes to the world's poorest countries. Let's make sure that the small amount of money we do spend on global aid goes to the people and places that need it the most.
The Identity Crisis Frustrating Nepal's Quake Survivors
World  (tags: government, Refugees&Relief, Nepal, earthquake victims, identification, identity cards )

Naoko
- 1 day ago - irinnews.org
"Verification of earthquake survivors is one of the most challenging aspects of relief work, because many survivors' papers are buried under the rubble," said Purna Chandra Bhattarai, joint secretary at MoFALD.
According to Government Records, the Most Prominent Form of Modern Slavery
World  (tags: world, humanrights, freedoms, Human Trafficking )

Rose
- 1 day ago - globalslaveryindex.org
nationals and UK citizens for commercial sexual exploitation and forced labour, which affects both adults and children.1 Though the numbers of UK nationals trafficked outside of the country are small, there have been some cases identified.2
KCR, Naidu Play Cat and Mouse in MLC Election
World  (tags: Andhra Pradesh, telangana, cat and mouse )

Raghu
- 1 day ago - primepost.in
Telangana Chief Minister Chandrasekhar Rao kept his counterpart in AP CM Chandrababu Naidu on tenterhooks by indulging in a mind game whether to field a fifth candidate or not for the elections to the Legislative Council under the MLAs quota.
 
 
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