Day: July 13, 2016

South Sudan Ceasefire After Violence Leaves Hundreds Dead

South Sudan has declared a ceasefire amongst its factions with South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir declaring “unilateral ceasefire and cessation of hostilities”, while ordered government troops to “disengage” from fighting rival forces loyal to Vice President Riek Machar. Violence broke out in Juba, the South Sudanese capital, on Monday. The

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Ukrainian journalist prompts outpouring of sexual abuse stories

Ukrainian journalist Nastya Melnychenko recently exposed the numerous incidences of sexual abuse that Ukrainian and Russian women have suffered behind closed doors. Melnychenko’s post on Facebook this week revealed her own personal experiences of sexual harassment, commencing when she was just six years old. Since her post on social media,

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