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UNAIDS deputy chief step down following sexual assault allegations

The deputy head of UNAIDS, accused of sexually assaulting a female colleague but cleared of wrongdoing by an internal UN probe, announced his decision to step down today.
from News18 on Feb 23, 2018.

Cyclone and violence loom over 720,000 Rohingya children

Urgent efforts are needed to help more than 720,000 Rohingya children threatened either by the cyclone season in Bangladesh or by ongoing violence in Myanmar, says Unicef.
from Unicef on Feb 23, 2018.

Parents stone governor's convoy over Boko Haram kidnap

The confusion following a Boko Haram attack on a girls' college in Nigeria's Yobe state continued yesterday as angry residents attacked the state governor.
from Vanguard on Feb 23, 2018.

Commercial fishing covers bigger surface area than farming, say researchers

Industrial fishing occurs in 55 per cent of the world's ocean area, covering four times more surface area than agriculture, says a study of 22bn seagoing messages.
from Science on Feb 23, 2018.
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NGOs should not be allowed to operate above the law

The Oxfam sex abuse scandal demonstrates the urgent need for legal accountability in the humanitarian aid sector.
from Aljazeera on Feb 23, 2018.

Understanding the lives of youth in low-income countries

For most of the world’s adolescents, poverty and social marginalisation influence health much more than does risk-taking.
from Nature on Feb 23, 2018.
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How Kenya’s Lagnet Theatre is taking on Aids, pollution and injustice

With an emphasis on outreach and education, Lagnet Theatre has been staging works to inform its Kenyan community for almost 20 years, focusing on teen pregnancy and HIV.
from The Stage on Feb 23, 2018.
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