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  • Article: Number of Children Orphaned by Ebola Spikes as Epidemic Spreads in Eastern DRC
    Health

    Number of Children Orphaned by Ebola Spikes as Epidemic Spreads in Eastern DRC

    Aug. 16, 2019|Voice of America

    Nearly 2,470 children have been separated from parents undergoing treatment for the disease. Read more

  • Article: Menstrual Products Are Too Expensive for Many Venezuelan Women
    Water & Sanitation

    Menstrual Products Are Too Expensive for Many Venezuelan Women

    Aug. 13, 2019|Voice of America

    Due to Venezuala's declining economy, women are now unable to afford pads and basic health services. Read more

  • Article: Eritrean High Schoolers Face Forced Labor and Abuse: Report
    Education

    Eritrean High Schoolers Face Forced Labor and Abuse: Report

    Aug. 12, 2019|Voice of America

    Forced to join the military, these teens are often subjected to mental and physical abuse. Read more

  • Article: South Africa's 'Reclaimers' Recycle 90% of Its Paper and Post-Consumer Packaging
    Environment

    South Africa's 'Reclaimers' Recycle 90% of Its Paper and Post-Consumer Packaging

    July 30, 2019|Voice of America

    They save municipalities up to 750 million rand in landfill space annually. Read more

  • Article: The UN Will Double Food Rations for People Hit by the Congo's Ebola Crisis
    Food & Hunger

    The UN Will Double Food Rations for People Hit by the Congo's Ebola Crisis

    July 30, 2019|Voice of America

    The move will address growing need and allow health workers to monitor those affected by Ebola. Read more

  • Article: France Calls on Most Powerful Countries to Help Improve Girls' Education in Africa's Sahel
    Education

    France Calls on Most Powerful Countries to Help Improve Girls' Education in Africa's Sahel

    July 8, 2019|Voice of America

    France's president is pushing to increase education and economic opportunities for girls and women. Read more

  • Article: India Remains Far From Achieving Zero Hunger Target, Report Says
    Food & Hunger

    India Remains Far From Achieving Zero Hunger Target, Report Says

    July 1, 2019|Voice of America

    While some progress has been made, malnutrition still poses a threat to ending hunger country-wide. Read more

  • Article: This Sudanese Migrant's Dream of Freedom Became a Nightmare Journey
    Citizenship

    This Sudanese Migrant's Dream of Freedom Became a Nightmare Journey

    June 19, 2019|Voice of America

    Pregnant and living in violence, this Sudanese woman began a harrowing journey in search of refuge. Read more