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    Motorbike ambulance saves mothers and babies in Kenya: UNFPA

    “I cannot imagine them giving birth without the support of a skilled health professional”, said Mark Epeyon, a community health volunteer at the Katilu...

    A Blueprint for Black Liberation

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). What was left when the commune of my youth became a luxury apartment building. By Dara Mathis, The Atlantic — In the commune...

    Flexible working hours can benefit work-life balance, businesses and productivity

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). © Morsa Images GENEVA (ILO News) – Reduced working hours and more flexible working time arrangements, such as those...

    Belarus: Trial of Nobel laureate Ales Bialiatski ‘politically motivated’

    Mr. Bialiatski, a veteran rights campaigner and founder of Viasna (or “spring”) civil society group, was arrested in July 2021 on tax evasion charges,...

    Zambia: Abolition of the death penalty ‘a historic milestone’

    President Hakainde Hichilema announced the move on 23 December, which “followed years of advocacy efforts by concerned stakeholders, such as the National Human Rights...

    Third World Press recovering from flood damage

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Herb Boyd — Dr. Haki Madhubuti was devastated, overcome with tears, when he saw the photos of his flooded property. “I...

    Russian authorities outlaw independent outlet Meduza

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Paris, January 26, 2023 — Russian authorities should let the independent news website Meduza work freely and should cease...

    ILO to release latest Global Wage Report on the impact of rising inflation on...

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). GENEVA (ILO...

    Florida teachers forced to remove or cover up books to avoid felony charges

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). State’s new bill goes into effect prohibiting material unless deemed appropriate by a librarian or ‘certified media specialist’. By Erum Salam, The...

    Home, belonging, and the Holocaust

    In 1933, Hitler began putting the party’s core racist and nationalist ideology into practice, identifying who could claim Germany as home and who in...

    Stop Normalizing Anti-Blackness

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Julianne Malveaux — Autumn Robeson Monahan is a 17-year-old Black girl attending high school in Slaton, Texas.  The senior, who transferred...

    Grant to UN Mission in Mali boosts inclusivity for women in peacekeeping

    The allocation is from the Elsie Initiative Fund (EIF), which supports women’s meaningful participation in UN peacekeeping overall.    The funding comes at a time...

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan Commits to Decent Jobs for Youth

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Ministry...

    Somalia: Urgent support needed for rural communities facing famine

    However, there is still time to meet the needs of rural communities who are among those most at risk, the UN agency said, adding...

    Why the Dutch apology for slavery leaves a bitter taste in my mouth

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). An apology only counts when there is a genuine process of reparation and reform. The people of the Dutch Caribbean are...