#Government

  • Article: Amid a Stand-off With the Government Over Unpaid Wages, Nigerian Doctors Call Off Strike

    Amid a Stand-off With the Government Over Unpaid Wages, Nigerian Doctors Call Off Strike

    By Akindare Okunola|June 23, 2020

    The doctors are calling off the strike to allow the government time to meet outstanding demands. Read more

  • Article: All Nigerian States Declare State of Emergency Over Rape and Gender-Based Violence

    All Nigerian States Declare State of Emergency Over Rape and Gender-Based Violence

    By Akindare Okunola|June 16, 2020

    Governors also called on all states to immediately launch sex offender registries. Read more

  • Article: India Buys Hundreds of Air Purifiers to Combat Toxic Air — But Only for Government Officials

    India Buys Hundreds of Air Purifiers to Combat Toxic Air — But Only for Government Officials

    By Catherine Caruso|Jan. 29, 2020

    Ministry officials have spent over $100,000 on devices most Indians cannot afford. Read more

  • Article: Britain Is Failing a Generation of Children With Disabilities, Warn MPs

    Britain Is Failing a Generation of Children With Disabilities, Warn MPs

    By Helen Lock|Oct. 25, 2019

    Families have faced a "bureaucratic nightmare" that's putting vulnerable children at risk. Read more

  • Article: UK Government's Plan to Make Photo ID Compulsory When Voting Sparks Fears for Vulnerable Britons

    UK Government's Plan to Make Photo ID Compulsory When Voting Sparks Fears for Vulnerable Britons

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 16, 2019

    Civil society groups warn that it could exclude thousands of homeless people and minority groups. Read more

  • Article: South Africa’s President Makes 7 Pledges to Fight Gender Violence and Xenophobia

    South Africa’s President Makes 7 Pledges to Fight Gender Violence and Xenophobia

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Sept. 9, 2019

    The nation has been gripped by violence against women and girls, and African immigrants. Read more

  • Article: Scotland Just Quietly Announced Some ‘Landmark’ Climate Policies. Here’s What You Need to Know.

    Scotland Just Quietly Announced Some ‘Landmark’ Climate Policies. Here’s What You Need to Know.

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 4, 2019

    Nicola Sturgeon says Scotland’s a “leader on climate change.” But what do the experts think? Read more

  • Article: I Sat Outside a UK Government Building on Hunger Strike for 15 Days Demanding Climate Action

    I Sat Outside a UK Government Building on Hunger Strike for 15 Days Demanding Climate Action

    Aug. 14, 2019

    Cliff Kendall is one of 1,100 doctors supporting Extinction Rebellion’s climate action. Read more