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Q&A: Why Treating Leprosy as a Special Disease Violates the Rights of the Person Affected by It

Dr. Arturo Cunanan is the Medical Centre Chief of Culion Sanitarium and General Hospital in the Philippines and one of the most experienced experts on Hansen’s disease, also known as leprosy, in the world today. Credit: Stella Paul/IPS By Stella PaulMAJURO, ...

Words Matter: Trump and the Massacres in Christchurch

Credit: David Symonds in The Economist, 24 July 2008 By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Mar 25 2019 – These lyrics are from Fire, the only hit by The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, which in 1968 sold over one million singles. Brenton Tarrant played ...

South-South Cooperation: a Path to Implementing UN’s 2030 Agenda

António Guterres, is Secretary-General of the United Nations By António GuterresBUENOS AIRES, Mar 25 2019 – I see five issues that will be central to implementing the Paris Agreement on climate change and achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable ...

World’s Best Teacher Prize and One Million Dollars Awarded to Kenyan Teacher from Impoverished Community

Maths and physical science teacher Peter Tabichi picture after the Keriko Mixed Day Secondary School teacher has won the one million dollar Global Teacher Prize at a ceremony in Dubai. Credit: Busani Bafana/IPS By Busani BafanaDUBAI, Mar 25 2019 – ...

What They Need: Money, Resources, & a Seat at the Table

At the 63rd UN Commission on the Status of Women(CSW), which concluded last week, advocates called for girls and women to have more power and leadership in humanitarian action. By Marcy HershNEW YORK, Mar 25 2019 – As a long-time advocate, I’ve ...

Q&A: “The Knowledge of Local Challenges Can Only Come from Working with People”

Credit: Lalsu Nogoti By Saahil Kejriwal and Rachita VoraMar 25 2019 – The remarkable story of an Adivasi lawyer and social activist who has led peoples’ movements against state development policies, and sought redress for human rights violations ...

Communication, a Key Tool for South-South Cooperation

Participants taking part in the colloquium “The role of communication in the challenge of South-South cooperation”, organised in Buenos Aires by Inter Press Service (IPS) Latin America, within the framework of the Second High-Level United ...

Tortured in Libya

Traffickers held hostage a group of Bangladeshi fortune seekers in Benghazi, forced families at home to pay ransom By Shariful IslamMar 23 2019 (IPS-Partners) Mominur Islam had paid Tk 3 lakh to some manpower brokers in Naogaon to go to Malaysia as ...

South-South Cooperation Now Triangulates with the North

Canada: Pressing Need to Improve First Nations’ Water Supply

Aerial photo of the vast freshwater resources in the Hudson Bay Lowlands, Ontario, Canada, October 2018. Credit: 2018 Human Rights Watch By Editor Human Rights WatchTORONTO, Mar 22 2019 (IPS-Partners) World Water Day on March 22, 2019 is a reminder ...
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