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Ending Modern Slavery Starts in the Boardroom

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

WASHINGTON, Apr 16 (IPS) - Modern-day slavery can be eradicated from multinational supply chains, but only if global businesses contribute to greater transparency and collaboration, according to new recommendations by Sedex Global and Verite.

Criminal Court a U.S.-Israeli 'Red Line' for Palestinians

Monday, April 07, 2014

UNITED NATIONS, Apr 07 (IPS) - When Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas decided to defy the United States and Israel over stalled peace negotiations, he formally indicated to the United Nations last week that Palestine will join 15 international conventions relating mostly to the protection of human rights and treaties governing conflicts and prisoners of war.

Getting into CAR, When so Many Want to Get Out

Friday, April 04, 2014

UNITED NATIONS, Apr 04 (IPS) - In a country suffering from what the U.N. has called "ethno-religious cleansing", a "disappeared" state structure and "unacceptable sectarian brutality," gaining access to the population of the Central African Republic has proven a difficult and sometimes deadly task for humanitarian workers.

Somali Diaspora Not Ready to Buy One-Way Tickets Home Yet

Monday, March 31, 2014

KAMPALA, Mar 31 (IPS) - On a Friday afternoon men wearing long kamis — long white traditional robes — climb the steps to Somcity Travel, a small family business and travel agency in Kisenyi slum, in Uganda's capital, Kampala. The agency boasts that they "fly all over the world" but to one destination in particular — Somalia.

Sahel Food Crisis Overshadowed by Regional Conflict

Friday, March 28, 2014

TUNIS, Mar 28 (IPS) - Still not enough is being done to improve the food emergency in Africa's Sahel Region as conflict and instability continue to exacerbate any response towards improving the situation where one in eight people suffer from food insecurity.

West Africa’s Refugee and Security Crisis

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

ABIDJAN, Mar 19 (IPS) - In West Africa, the Malian and Ivorian political crises have resulted in the biggest number of refugees in the region. But brewing insecurity could mean that they will be unable to return home any time soon as armed groups remain a threat to West Africa.

Italy Closes Its Eyes to Sealed Mouths

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

ROME, Mar 11 (IPS) - "We walk inside an area that is 128 steps long and seven-and-a-half steps wide. This is the path they made for us: two metres of bars over our heads, and upon the bars, two metres of plexiglas. We are like canaries in a cage, like birds of different races all in one cage."

Sea Swallows the Stories of Africans Drowned at Ceuta

Monday, March 10, 2014

MALAGA, Spain, Mar 10 (IPS) - "Who will speak for them now? Who will tell their stories to their families in Cameroon or Ivory Coast?" asked Edmund Okeke, a Nigerian, about the 16 migrants who died while trying to swim to the shore of the Spanish city of Ceuta from Morocco.

Stateless in Nepal

Monday, March 10, 2014

KATHMANDU, Mar 10 (IPS) - Around 4.3 million of Nepal's 27 million population lack citizenship documents, rendering them stateless, says a report by the Forum for Women, Law and Development (FWLD), which works to promote and protect the interests of Nepali women.

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