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Ongoing battle for Human Rights in Ethiopia

Ongoing battle for Human Rights in Ethiopia

Ethiopia – In Ethiopia all the national and regional police forces are responsible for law enforcement and maintenance of order. They work in collaboration with Ethiopia National Defense Force which in turn provides internal security…

Labour rights
Poor working conditions in Uganda during pandemic drive teachers away in pursuit of new jobs

Poor working conditions in Uganda during pandemic drive teachers away in pursuit of new jobs

Covid-19 pandemic brought worsened health and employment related challenges as it struck the world in early 2020. Schools in Uganda too couldn’t be spared from the pandemic whip. While students suffered by being unable to…

Human rights
Child labor has decreased by 38 per cent in the last decade but 152 million children are still affected, ILO says

Child labor has decreased by 38 per cent in the last decade but 152 million children are still affected, ILO says

Child labor: Guy Ryder, Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO) reaffirmed that there is no place for child labor in our societies, adding that this phenomenon robs children of their future and keeps their…

Human rights
Human rights violations and terrorism in sub-Saharan Africa

Human rights violations and terrorism in sub-Saharan Africa

Africa in the Sahel and the sub-Saharan belt is becoming increasingly insecure. Terrorism weakens governments, increasingly fragile government security forces abuse the civilian population, and jihadist groups are strengthening and expanding. That is the picture…

Human rights
Africa’s governance, human rights plunge in 10 years: Survey

Africa’s governance, human rights plunge in 10 years: Survey

The governance performance of Africa deteriorated in the year 2019 for the first time in almost 10 years, according to a survey published by the Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) on Monday. The report…

Embassies
Malawi announces the opening of its embassy in Jerusalem by 2021

Malawi announces the opening of its embassy in Jerusalem by 2021

Malawi intends to open a consulate in Jerusalem by the following summer; the declaration was made by Foreign Minister Eisenhower Mkaka during a visit to Israel, on Tuesday.  After the United States and Guatemala, Malawi…

Migrant workers
Inhuman conditions of migrant workers in detention camps

Inhuman conditions of migrant workers in detention camps

The United Nations Committee on the protection of the rights of all migrant workers and members of their families, which monitors compliance by all countries with the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights…

Migrant workers
Migrants and refugees from Africa stuck in Yemen’s war

Migrants and refugees from Africa stuck in Yemen’s war

Yemen is currently in a state of struggle with over 80% of the population is being displaced and relies at the humanitarian aid. The country is divided between Houthi authorities in north and Yemen government…

Human rights
200 million girls and women have undergone some form of Female genital mutilation

200 million girls and women have undergone some form of Female genital mutilation

By Victoria Hudson. “My flesh has been taken away, but I can never give away my heart”; those are the powerful words of resolve from Abida Dawud, one of three women survivors of female genital…

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