Daily Archives: October 9, 2018

New Zealand Celebrates 125 Years Of Women Suffrage

On September 19, 2018, New Zealand celebrated the 125th anniversary of women suffrage. The Electoral Act was signed into law in 1893 and thereby, gave women over the age of 21 the right to vote in parliamentary elections. Therefore, making New Zealand the first country in the world to enact […]

Children At Increased Risk Within Greek Island Reception Centres, Warns UNICEF

In a Press Release in Geneva on Friday, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned authorities of the growing vulnerability of children living in Greek Island Reception Centres. This warning comes after a 32 percent rise in the number of migrants seeking refuge on the Greek Islands, where overcrowded and […]

Deadly Attack In Beni City, Democratic Republic Of Congo Carried Out By Rebels

On Saturday, September 22nd, rebels attacked Beni City, a city in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Beni City and surrounding areas are being attacked by the Allied Defence Forces which is a Ugandan rebel group. The Allied Defence Forces began operating in the region in 1995. […]