Daily Archives: July 30, 2020


Record Number Of Environmental Activists Killed In 2019

A recent report published by the human rights and environmental advocacy organization Global Witness has shown that a record number of 212 environmental activists and land defenders were killed in 2019.  Colombia, the Philippines, and Brazil were ranked as the countries with the highest number of deaths. 50 activists were […]


Rise In Domestic Violence Worldwide Due To The COVID-19 Pandemic

The UN has described the rise in domestic violence globally seen since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic as ‘unprecedented’ and a ‘shadow pandemic’.  Lockdowns implemented in many countries have left women confined and isolated, making it difficult for them to report or escape domestic violence. The added stresses, tensions […]