Monthly Archives: November 2020

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women & Girls

Ms. Seema Naidoo Women and Girls have the right to Freedom of Life, Free from violence and abuse We are all entitled to human rights. These include the right to live free from violence, abuse, and discrimination; to enjoy the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health. 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is […]

US Marshals find 27 missing children in Virginia

The Justice Department building in Washington, DC. (CNN)A rescue operation in Virginia resulted in the recovery of 27 missing children, according to the US Department of Justice.Deputy US Marshals led the five-day effort dubbed “Operation Find Our Children.” They collaborated with the agency’s Fugitive Task Force, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and state […]

Long-term symptoms of COVID-19 ‘really concerning’, says WHO chief

“Although we’re still learning about the virus, what’s clear is that this is not just a virus that kills people.  To a significant number of people, this virus poses a range of serious long-term effects,” said WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, speaking in Geneva on Friday during the UN agency’s latest virtual press conference.  The situation also underscores […]

Epstein donations force resignation at international peace organization

Terje Rød-Larsen, a Norwegian diplomat, has resigned as CEO of the International Peace Institute. (CNN)The president of an international think tank has resigned following revelations that he accepted a loan from accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein and secured $650,000 in donations from foundations linked to Epstein for the peace organization.The International Peace Institute, based across the […]