Aftermath of COVID-19 Border Closure, Hundreds of Women, Girls Trapped in Precarious Situations

Closed borders and mobility restrictions occasioned by the rampaging COVID-19 pandemic have seen hundreds of thousands of people, among them women and girls trapped...

Wrongful Deaths in the US Illustrate Severe Racial Injustices, Major Christian Groups Say

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), a global group that is boasting of representing two billion Christians all over the world has taken on the...

Wife of officer charged with the murder of George Floyd, files for divorce

Kellie Chauvin, the wife of sacked Minneapolis police officer who knelt on George Floyd's neck till he died, said she is filing for divorce...

Again, Twitter shuts up President Trump

Twitter is unrelenting in curtailing the excesses of U.S. President, Donald Trump, in mixing fiction with facts and outright spinning of lies. Just hours after...

Thousands without power in Western Australia after once in a decade storm

Wild weather downed trees and left tens of thousands of people without power in Western Australia, as emergency services began cleaning up in Perth...

Disaster Looms in India, Bangladesh as COVID-19 Stalls Cyclone Harold’s Rescue Operations, UNCTAD Chiefs...

Millions of people in India and Bangladesh are bracing for devastation as Cyclone Amphan makes landfall.  Most vulnerable populations and structurally vulnerable countries such as...

Ahead of G7 Leaders’ Summit, Lobbyists Pressing for Gender Equality Amid COVID-19 Crisis

G7 countries are currently under intense pressure to put in place measures to promote gender equality amid the COVID-19 crisis. The International Labour Organisation, UN...

UN Agencies Float TAP to Strengthen Developing Countries’ COVID-19 Responses

Four agencies of the United Nations have launched Tech Access Partnership (TAP) as part of a coordinated approach to strengthen developing countries’ responses to the rampaging...

Trump says US high COVID-19 cases is a sign of successful testing

President Donald Trump has opined that the 1.5 million cases of coronavirus in the US is a "badge of honour" and that the U.S....

Transform COVID-19 Response Measures into Comprehensive Social Protection Systems, ILO Urges Developing Countries

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) in a new analysis is urging developing countries to transform their ad hoc COVID-19 crisis response measures into comprehensive...

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