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Call to Action: Support the Free Press

Strong institutions depend on transparency or, failing that, the consistent pressure and exposure of a free and independent press. Here are 5 ways to support high-quality journalism: Subscribe to a reputable news outlet. Accurate and timely reportage requires time, travel, and resources. Whether your preferred news sources is printed or digital, be willing to

44,000 people registered as missing in Africa, nearly half of them children

Nairobi (ICRC)—Nearly 44,000 people across Africa are registered as missing with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) at a time when restrictions put in place to curb COVID-19 create new challenges in searching for missing people. Forty-five percent of the cases were children at the time they went missing. "This caseload is

Land and Environmental Laws Diluted as Asia-Pacific Nations Eye Growth

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) — Asia-Pacific nations are speeding up project approvals and removing environmental protections to spur economic growth dented by the coronavirus, moves that will hurt rural and indigenous communities, analysts say. Indonesia has issued a law that makes it easier to take over community land, including those of indigenous groups, and

Sisters on the Front Lines

By: Courtney Mares Sister Stan Mumuni dedicates her life to caring for abandoned children with birth defects in Ghana. When the Coronavirus pandemic spread to West Africa, she said that she ran to the market to buy soap and supplies, but the prices had already tripled. “We ran to the place. The

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