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Child “marriage” is child labour

Child “marriage” is child labour

carolyn.simon@hrc.org June 12, 2017 0

Countless underage girls around the world are being forced to work long, punishing hours.

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Princes and bankers and aid! Oh my!

Princes and bankers and aid! Oh my!

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 26, 2017 0

It’s 340 kilometres as the crow flies between the desert berm where 80,000 Syrians are trapped between Syria and Jordan, and the Jordanian Dead Sea resorts where last weekend the region’s elite mingled

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Support journalism you believe in

Support journalism you believe in

May 3, 2017 0

On World Press Freedom Day, and at a time of unprecedented crisis and complexity, trusted fact-based journalism has never been more important.

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As quake-prone Asia urbanises, shoddy construction raises disaster risk

As quake-prone Asia urbanises, shoddy construction raises disaster risk

April 19, 2017 0

Building codes are often unenforced in the world’s most populous and quake-prone continent

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EXCLUSIVE: The UN is waiting for Assad to approve its new Syria chief

EXCLUSIVE: The UN is waiting for Assad to approve its new Syria chief

dan.rafter@hrc.org September 27, 2016 0

The UN is still without a top official in Syria because the government of Bashar al-Assad has not approved the world body’s selection, a UN spokesperson told IRIN on Tuesday.

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Charity overhaul in China, but only with government approval

Charity overhaul in China, but only with government approval

September 21, 2016 0

China is the world’s second-least charitable country. Will a new law aimed at increasing public confidence in charities encourage more giving?

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Who in the world is Millie Wonder?

Who in the world is Millie Wonder?

dan.rafter@hrc.org August 19, 2016 0

The July rape of aid workers in South Sudan made headlines around the world. The incident was brutal but not uncommon – one in three women are sexually or physically assaulted in their

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The Wrong Future

The Wrong Future

dan.rafter@hrc.org May 20, 2016 0

Our columnist considers the World Humanitarian Summit and Back to the Future.

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Five countries where child soldiers are still recruited

Five countries where child soldiers are still recruited

May 17, 2016 0

Colombia’s largest guerrilla group has agreed to release all of its soldiers under age 15.

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Mapped: a world at war

Mapped: a world at war

dan.rafter@hrc.org April 25, 2016 0

IRIN is about to launch the fifth instalment in our ongoing series on the world’s forgotten conflicts. Our package of stories, films and graphics has already looked in-depth at the situation in Myanmar, South Kordofan

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