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World Population Day: ‘No time to waste’ in empowering women

The COVID-19 pandemic affects everyone, everywhere, “but it does not affect everyone equally”, the UN chief said in his message for World Population Day, on…

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Mexico City lawmakers vote to outlaw LGBT+ conversion therapy

Lawmakers in Mexico City on Friday voted to ban conversion therapy, part of a small but growing movement to end the practice of trying to…

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UK: Aldi to halve plastic packaging use in the UK by 2025

muoviThe new commitment will see 2.2 billion pieces of plastic removed from the supermarket’s product lines over the next five years, most of which will…

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The women’s college in Ghana leads the way on e-learning during the pandemic

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, many universities are currently deliberating what to do for the forthcoming semester. St. Teresa’s College of Education, one of five female-only…

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Brazil Amazon deforestation up in June, set for worst year in over a decade

Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon rose for the 14th consecutive month in June, preliminary government data on Friday showed, heaping further pressure on President Jair Bolsonaro…

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Education vital to prevent escalation of violence that can lead to genocide, OSCE human rights head says on Srebrenica anniversary

The importance of education and commemoration to promote tolerance and prevent the escalation of violence cannot be underestimated, the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and…

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England at serious risk of water shortage by 2040, MPs warn

England is at “serious risk” of running out of water within 20 years because of policymakers’, regulators’ and the water sector’s failure to tackle leakage…

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WRAP unveils second plastic research grant

WRAP has opened the second round of funding from its £20 million Plastic Research and Innovation Fund (PRIF), with grants of up to £150,000 available…

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Germany’s Merkel says EU must prepare for no-deal Brexit

Germany will continue to push to seal a new partnership agreement with Britain by the end of the year, but the European Union should also…

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Pandemic could push 45 million in Latin America into poverty: UN

The COVID-19 pandemic could push 45 million people from the middle classes into poverty in already economically troubled Latin America and the Caribbean, the United…

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