Global development

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Pain-relief shortage in poorer countries ‘due to stigma of US opioids crisis’
Palliative doctors call for relaxation of laws to redress huge unmet need for drugs among majority of world’s population

Kaamil Ahmed

04, Aug, 2022 @9:25 AM

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Yemen’s warring parties agree to extend ceasefire by a further two months
The truce will bring some relief to a people exhausted by war and famine, but critics say the Houthis will use the peace to regroup

Melanie Swan in Mukallah

04, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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At least 24 people dead as flash flooding hits eastern Uganda
More than 5,600 displaced and 400,000 left without clean water after heavy rain causes two rivers to burst banks

Caroline Kimeu in Nairobi

03, Aug, 2022 @10:54 AM

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South African police arrest more than 120 after gang-rape of eight women
Dozens of zama-zamas – illegal miners from other countries – now being held in crime crackdown following music video shoot attack

Lizzy Davies

03, Aug, 2022 @10:26 AM

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The HIV prevention drug that could save millions of people – if they can afford it
CAB-LA injections offer stigma-free protection for those at risk – particularly women in Africa. A deal with pharmaceutical companies is crucial

Sarah Boseley in Montreal

03, Aug, 2022 @6:15 AM

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Ukrainians at risk from anti-refugee tensions in host countries, report warns
Falsehoods and disinformation could cause breakdown in relations with local communities, says World Vision

Tom Ambrose

03, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Explainer: what makes Ghana’s anti-gay bill so extreme?
A closer look at what exactly the proposed Promotion of proper human sexual rights and Ghanaian family values bill contains

Emmanuel Akinwotu west Africa correspondent

03, Aug, 2022 @5:30 AM

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‘Erasing our existence’: Ghana’s anti-LGBTQ+ bill blamed for rise in attacks
Draft bill would criminalise identifying as gay and could see intersex people compelled to undergo surgery

Emmanuel Akinwotu, west Africa correspondent

03, Aug, 2022 @5:30 AM

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Feminists in India applaud their abortion rights – but they don’t extend to Dalit women | Shreeja Rao
The cost of reproductive care and the discrimination we face leaves my community effectively excluded from any gains made

Shreeja Rao

03, Aug, 2022 @5:15 AM

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Women behind the lens: ‘I find solace in the sea. I feel awash with relief’
Manal Massalha first saw Ifaf on a hot August day last year. Intrigued by the older woman she asked about her life – and what the sea means to her

Manal Massalha

02, Aug, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Global monkeypox vaccine race sparks fears that poorer nations will lose out
World Health Organization calls for worldwide equity as case numbers grow and countries compete for 16.4 million doses

Sarah Boseley in Montreal

01, Aug, 2022 @10:24 AM

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‘Karua wave’ in Kenya’s elections may bring first female deputy president
Martha Karua may become Kenya’s most senior woman ever but feminists fear the compromises that will be forced on her

Caroline Kimeu in Nairobi

01, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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