Thursday, 21 August 2014

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Local communities take a stand against Boko Haram

Local communities take a stand against Boko Haram

21 August 2014 - All public schools in Borno state in northeastern Nigeria have been closed since May due to Boko Haram’s brutal attacks.   Boko Haram militants are fighting to create an Islamic state in Nigeria, and have gained worldwide attention for their violent tactics.  Their kidnapping of more than... Read more

Traumatized Yazidis seek refuge in neighbouring Turkey and Syria

Traumatized Yazidis seek refuge in neighbouring Turkey and S…

  19 August 2014 – Fleeing Yazidis continue to seek refuge in neighbouring countries as a result of... Read more

Celebrating humanitarian heroes

Celebrating humanitarian heroes

19 August 2014 -  Last year, more humanitarian workers were kidnapped, seriously injured or killed... Read more

500 days left to achieve the Millennium Development Goals

500 days left to achieve the Millennium Development Goals

18 August 2014 - Today marks the 500 day milestone until the target date to achieve the Millennium De... Read more

Gaza conflict hits hard on agriculture and animals

Gaza conflict hits hard on agriculture and animals

18 August 2014 - The fighting in Gaza has forced farmers and herders to abandon their lands and has par... Read more

Paving the way for LGBTI rights

Paving the way for LGBTI rights

16 August 2014 – Although we have seen improvements in advancing LGBTI rights in recent years, there ... Read more

Combating the most severe outbreak of Ebola in history

Combating the most severe outbreak of Ebola in history

15 August 2014 - More than 1 million people are affected by Ebola, with over a thousand having died fro... Read more

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