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Libya: Smugglers holding refugees and migrants in deplorable conditions, say UN agencies

17 October 2017 – After weeks of conflict in western Libya, United Nations agencies have been working around the clock to meet the urgent needs of the more than 14,000 refugees and migrants who had been held captive in numerous locations in the coastal city of Sabratha – approximately 80 kilome… 11 fler ord

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Denise Kay Degarmo, PhD

Title: Political Scientist, Professor (Emeritus)

Company: Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville

Location: Debary, Florida, United States

Denise Kay Degarmo, PhD, Political Scientist and Professor Emeritus at the SIUE: Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in political science education.

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Taking a stand against Human Trafficking

Awareness to slavery has been part of my consciousness since a child. With half my family from the Caribbean I knew it was highly likely that my ancestry was among the millions of Africans forcibly taken to faraway lands to provide labor for the social and economic benefit of others. 913 fler ord

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World Bank Accountability Body Addresses Attacks on Critics

When things go wrong with World Bank Group’s projects, it is often members of the community impacted who expose these problems. But they do so at their own risk. 30 fler ord

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South Sudan's leaders must pull country back from 'impending abyss,' UN peacekeeping chief

During the past month, South Sudan has seen rising insecurity because of numerous clashes in many parts of the country, as well as presence of armed groups and soldiers that continues to drive tension. 11 fler ord

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New UN report outlines path towards closing gender gap, realizing reproductive health rights

The State of World Population 2017, a flagship report of the UN Population Fund (UNFPA), notes that these inequalities are not simply a matter of wealth, but social, racial and political, and are all mutually reinforcing. 22 fler ord

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