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Ending bullying and humiliation over Menstruation

By Mantoe Phakathi MBABANE , Jan 21 2020 (IPS) – When 14-year-old Nomcebo Mkhaliphi first noticed the blood discharged from her vagina, she was shocked. Confused, she turned to her older sisters for advice. “My sisters told me that they were experiencing the same every month and that they used fabric, toilet paper and newspapers as sanitary wear,” recalls the ... Read More »

Dhaka University Pro-VC rules out ending college affiliation

Dhaka, July 21 (UNB) – Dhaka University Pro-vice-chancellor (administration) Prof Muhammad Samad on Sunday said they have no right to cancel the affiliation of seven colleges as the decision was taken by the government. He came up with the remarks at a press briefing at the vice-chancellor’s lounge. Urging the striking students to return to classes, Prof Samad said talks ... Read More »

Ending colonial injustice: Chagos Islands back to natives

By Dr Jaspal Kaur Sadhu Singh The correction of this injustice has been achieved through a long drawn fight, somewhat of a David and Goliath contest. The outcome, culminating in a spectacular opinion and vote, has a number of consequences that can impact a rules-based international order, a commitment promoted by the UN Charter which specifically seeks to ‘establish conditions ... Read More »

Costa Rica bets on ending fossil fuel use by 2050

Eric Orlich and his wife Gioconda Rojas own two electric vehicles, which they charge at home in the garage thanks to solar panels on their roof. That could soon become the norm in Costa Rica, where the government launched a decarbonization plan in February to rid the country of fossil fuels by 2050. “It’s totally realistic and necessary,” said Orlich, ... Read More »

Game of Thrones’ author to discover TV ending to his saga

“Game of Thrones,” the fantasy epic imagined more than 20 years ago by author George R.R. Martin, will have its much-anticipated finale on HBO later this year. But in a strange twist never before seen in literature, Martin will himself discover the on-screen ending of his long-running masterwork before he has had a chance to conclude the fantasy on paper. ... Read More »