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Children need more support at Kenya’s Kakuma refugee camp

Children need more support at Kenya’s Kakuma refugee camp

May 19, 2014 0

KAKUMA 19 May 2014 (IRIN) - Physical space and timely protection support for children are among the most pressing needs in northwestern Kenya’s Kakuma refugee camp amid a continuing flood of people, for

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Ethiopia struggling to cope with South Sudanese refugee influx

Ethiopia struggling to cope with South Sudanese refugee influx

dan.rafter@hrc.org March 25, 2014 0

GAMBELA REGION 25 March 2014 (IRIN) - With around 1,000 South Sudanese refugees streaming into the Gambela Region of western Ethiopia every week, relief workers and agencies warn of an imminent humanitarian crisis

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Zimbabwe’s misery diamonds

Zimbabwe’s misery diamonds

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 7, 2014 0

CHIADZWA 07 February 2014 (IRIN) - The loss of land and a gender hierarchy, among other factors, are forcing some young girls – with parental consent – to forsake school and turn to

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Zimbabwe’s ailing economy fuelling child labour

Zimbabwe’s ailing economy fuelling child labour

carolyn.simon@hrc.org January 9, 2014 0

NORTON 09 January 2014 (IRIN) - The company closures, downsizings and retrenchments that have led to the demise of Zimbabwe’s manufacturing sector in the past decade, and particularly in recent months, are forcing

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South Sudan’s deteriorating humanitarian situation

South Sudan’s deteriorating humanitarian situation

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 27, 2013 0

KAMPALA 27 December 2013 (IRIN) - As fighting continues across South Sudan, the United Nations is reporting that some 1,000 people may have been killed,while aid agencies estimate that in a worst-case scenario,

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CAR – a failed state gets worse

CAR – a failed state gets worse

November 22, 2013 0

BOSSANGOA 22 November 2013 (IRIN) - The teeming hospital grounds in Bossangoa, a northwestern town in the Central African Republic (CAR), offers a glimpse into the worsening crisis the country has faced since

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Easing UXO dangers in Mali

Easing UXO dangers in Mali

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 14, 2013 0

BAMAKO 14 November 2013 (IRIN) - Explosives experts are clearing Malian villages of weapons left over from the recent conflict. The weapons and explosive devices have killed or injured around 100 civilians -

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Analysis: Indonesia’s social targeting challenge

Analysis: Indonesia’s social targeting challenge

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 7, 2013 0

BANGKOK 07 November 2013 (IRIN) - Indonesia’s economy grew by roughly 6 percent in 2013, but its poverty reduction has nearly stalled with almost half the population living in poverty - and experts

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A look behind the statistics of South Africa’s rape epidemic

A look behind the statistics of South Africa’s rape epidemic

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 1, 2013 0

JOHANNESBURG 01 November 2013 (IRIN) - Johannesburg’s glitzy shopping arcades, restaurants and leafy suburbs have come to represent the confident, successful face of South Africa. But there is also a violence here, underlined

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Madagascar poll could be a path from poverty

Madagascar poll could be a path from poverty

carolyn.simon@hrc.org October 25, 2013 0

CARION 25 October 2013 (IRIN) - For the 92 percent of Madagascar’s population living on US$2 dollars or less a day, the country’s 25 October presidential polls will signal a step not only

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