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Refugee women live in fear, avoiding washrooms because of sexual harassment

Moria refugee camp

LESBOS, Greece — The washrooms at the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos sit on a slope next to rows of tents and makeshift containers. They should be a space of privacy and safety. But often they’re a place of terror. The camp sits on a hill covered in olive trees just a few kilometres from the island’s capital, Mytilene. Women living there and in the informal settlement beside it say they are in constant fear of harassment, with most avoiding the washroom at night and limitingRead More


The Global Philosopher: Should borders matter? BBC News

The Global Philosopher: Should borders matter? BBC News

Michael Sandel explores the philosophical justifications made for national borders. Using a pioneering state-of-the-art studio at the Harvard Business School, Professor Sandel is joined by 60 participants from over 30 countries in a truly global digital space. If you’d like to join our next debate click on this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b075ft6f Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews source todays world news – The Global Philosopher: Should borders matter? BBC News #worldnews #breakingnews #music #headlinenews USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/usatoday-NewsTopStories”Read More


Refugee bees make themselves at home at the UN

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: The North Lawn of the United Nations headquarters in New York was a hive of activity in more ways than one after three colonies of Italian honeybees made themselves at home as part of the U.N.’s ongoing greening and conservation effort. President of the U.N. General Assembly Peter Thomson visited the bees, held up a frame and examined a beehive. “We’re really happy to have them here because as you know, this year is all about the Sustainable Development Goals and a big partRead More


Syrian refugee first named victim of London fire

Mohammeed Al Haj Ali is the first victim of the deadly tower fire in London to be named – as grief turns to anger over what could have been done to prevent the blaze. Source link