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  1. Article: Somali Parliament Sparks Outrage With New Law That Permits Child Marriages

    Somali Parliament Sparks Outrage With New Law That Permits Child Marriages

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 12, 2020

    The law, which would allow girls to be married once they reach puberty, is “deeply flawed," says UN. Read more

  2. Article: Nunavut Greenhouse Could Help Scientists Grow Food in Outer Space

    Nunavut Greenhouse Could Help Scientists Grow Food in Outer Space

    By Sarah El Gharib|Aug. 12, 2020

    This initiative could also help address hunger and extreme weather conditions in Northern Canada. Read more

  3. Article: Canada Commits $26.4 Million to Protecting Indigenous People in Cities Amid COVID-19

    Canada Commits $26.4 Million to Protecting Indigenous People in Cities Amid COVID-19

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 12, 2020

    Less than 1% of Canada’s COVID-19 response funds had gone to Indigenous communities. Read more

  4. Article: The UK Is Providing Aid to Feed Lebanon’s Most Vulnerable People After the Explosion in Beirut

    The UK Is Providing Aid to Feed Lebanon’s Most Vulnerable People After the Explosion in Beirut

    By Helen Lock|Aug. 12, 2020

    The UK’s aid department has stepped up support following the deadly explosion in Beirut. Read more

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