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Disenfranchising asylum seekers and migrants

"I was surprised and became disillusioned when I was told that I could not register to vote: it was like bondage not to be able to exercise a civic right; I could not believe it."
from Free Word on May 6, 2015.
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HeForShe partners launch 10 gender commitments

The UN Women’s HeForShe campaign announces 10 commitments from its global partners.
from UN Women on May 7, 2015.

UN environment chief warns of tsunami of e-waste

The world must limit the use of dangerous chemicals and curb the masses of electronic waste building up, says the UN environment chief.
from UNEP on May 7, 2015.

Nepal earthquake survivors said to be targeted by trafficking rings

In the aftermath of Nepal’s earthquake come reports that human trafficking rings have infiltrated relief efforts and are attempting to lure the women into “jobs” at brothels.
from Global Despatch on May 6, 2015.

Outrage over detention of TV crew investigating Qatar World Cup

A media watchdog has condemned the detention of a German TV crew investigating the conditions of migrants building infrastructure for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
from RSF on May 6, 2015.
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Mob violence sets South African xenophobia apart

Xenophobia is a hate crime and most analyses so far are too rational to understand its psychology.
from Mail&Guardian on May 7, 2015.

Nepal: Earning back the people’s trust

The Nepal earthquake has put out on full display just how badly governed the country is, says Tsering Dolker.
from Nepali Times on May 6, 2015.
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How tasty forest foods can help solve the global hunger crisis

Forests could be essential to global food security, particularly when considering the importance of diverse, nutritionally-balanced diets.
from The Conversation on May 6, 2015.
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