New World Bank/FAO Report Looks at Urban Food Systems Governance Evolving food preferences, rising malnutrition, public health concerns, rapid urbanization, climate change and crises like COVID-19 are shifting how countries think about food systems. With over two-thirds of the world’s population destined

Violence against women creates significant barriers for women aspiring for political office, says UN Women. It’s critical to reform and fully implement laws to prevent and stop violence against women in politics. As an indigenous women’s rights activist in southern Mexico, Elisa

From the very early days of the COVID-19 outbreak, public, private and university researchers have been working to develop vaccines. There are now ten such vaccines being administered worldwide, with Russian and Chinese governments producing public sector-led versions, Oxford University

The United States House Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing yesterday that saw Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey offer testimonies on how each platform plans to stop the

2020 was a year in which much of our time was spent in various forms of regulated or self-imposed distancing from other humans. We are creatures with a primal desire to be in contact with other living beings. Lockdowns, shutdowns,

On 10 March, the New York Times, basing itself on “closely-held” European Commission documents they were “able to access” in Brussels, made the shocking revelations that, despite the slow roll-out of vaccination, Europe engages in COVID vaccine exports, fully 34

Covid-19 has worsened child abuse. A simple concept of child protection implemented on the east African island of Zanzibar can give victims fast support – and could be applied anywhere. Children are at risk of being among the biggest victims of

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