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  1. Women in Ethiopia Still Struggle Despite Leadership in Government

    Friday, April 19, 2019

    ADDIS ABABA, Apr 19 (IPS) - Bethlehem Mengistu is WaterAid Country Director in Ethiopia

    Following 2018 elections in Ethiopia, a record-breaking number of women now hold leadership positions in the country's government. But women still struggle to rise up the ranks in other sectors.

  2. Trump’s Veto Will Trigger More US Arms to Kill Civilians in Yemen

    Thursday, April 18, 2019

    UNITED NATIONS, Apr 18 (IPS) - President Donald Trump's decision to veto a bi-partisan Congressional resolution to end US military involvement in a devastating Saudi-led four-year conflict in Yemen-- is expected to escalate the ongoing war in the trouble-plagued region.

  3. Education for All—Refugees Too

    Wednesday, April 03, 2019

    UNITED NATIONS, Apr 03 (IPS) - Young Rohingya refugees are now facing new hardships as the Bangladeshi government cracks down on their education and future opportunities.

  4. A New Window for Delhi’s Migrant Women & Girls

    Friday, March 22, 2019

    TORONTO, Mar 22 (IPS) - Marites Sison is Communications Officer at the World Association for Christian Communication (WACC)

    When the most devastating flood in Bihar's history came in 1987, Renu Devi recalled that the rampaging waters and landslides had swept away people who were sleeping, along with their beds.

  5. South Florida's Underserved Refugee Communities

    Friday, March 22, 2019

    MIAMI, Mar 22 (IPS) - South Florida has long been known as a haven for refugees and migrants. Widely referred to as the "gateway to Latin America", 1 in every 5 Florida residents is an immigrant. Significantly, the "sunshine state" welcomes 1,000 new settlers every day.

  6. Call for Returnee Migrants to Join Forces to Fight Irregular Migration

    Thursday, March 21, 2019

    COTONOU, Benin, Mar 21 (IPS) - Elhadj Mohamed Diallo wants to make sure that others won't experience what he has lived through. The former irregular migrant who has returned home to Guinea from a jail in North Africa is calling on his fellow returnee migrants to establish associations in their respective countries, which will serve as powerful platforms to combat irregular migration across the continent.

  7. Guinea's Returnee Migrants Harness the Strength of Unity

    Tuesday, March 19, 2019

    CONAKRY, Mar 19 (IPS) - Elhadj Mohamed Diallo was a prisoner in Libya between October and November 2017, but he was not helpless. Far from his home in Guinea he understood the power of an organised union.

  8. Syrian Crisis Enters Ninth Year with 11 Million Refugees Overseas & 6 Million Home

    Wednesday, March 13, 2019

    GENEVA, Mar 13 (IPS) - Herve Verhoosel is Senior Spokesperson UN World Food Programme*

    The bell rings and the halls erupt with the sounds of chatter and excitement as hundreds of children run to the dusty courtyard for recess. I joined them to play football but the game instead turned into a round of questions.

  9. Multilateralism: A Testimony

    Tuesday, March 12, 2019

    GENEVA and ROME, Mar 12 (IPS) - For over 70 years, the UN system has been perceived as the guardian of peace and development in the world. However, multilateralism today is undeniably under strain. The effectiveness of global institutions and of global policymaking is questioned, and alliances are fraying.

  10. Women, Work, and Migration

    Tuesday, March 12, 2019

    MUMBAI, India, Mar 12 (IPS) - Social barriers have historically been blamed for the lack of gender parity in the workplace. But there are other dimensions to this age-old discourse.

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