Day: December 17, 2020

Women In Healthcare

The COVID-19 pandemic is an international public health crisis that is still threatening the entire world. Gender inequalities continue to be a critical challenge for society, including the healthcare area. In this pandemic, millions of women have been the ones who have been on the front line to face COVID-19.

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Child Shot By Israeli Soldiers

A 13-year-old Palestinian, named Ali Abu Alia, died on Friday, December 4th, after being critically injured by Israeli troops in Almugayer, a village just northeast of Ramallah. The deadly incident occurred when Israeli soldiers came upon a group in the West Bank who began throwing stones. The Israeli soldiers responded,

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Armenian-Azerbaijan Peace Deal: Bloodshed Ends But Problems Remain

November 10th saw the signing of the Azerbaijan-Armenian peace deal, ending six weeks of bloody conflict. Large swathes of Nagorno-Karabakh were awarded to Azerbaijan after being seized during the war. Ethnic Armenians who resided in these areas fled Armenia, often destroying their homes in the process. During the war, international

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Will The Netherlands Ever See An End To ‘Black Pete’?

‘Black Pete,’ better known as Zwarte Piet in the Netherlands, is a historical holiday tradition that dates back to the 19th century. This tradition is prominent in the Netherlands and celebrates Saint Nicholas’ helper, a black man nicknamed ‘Black Pete.’ This event is often celebrated through the use of costumes

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Democratic Elections Held In Myanmar

In the shadow of the U.S. elections, on November 8th, the National League for Democracy (NLD) won Myanmar’s second democratic election. The NLD won in a landslide victory and it sees Aung San Suu Kyi continue her role as State Counsellor, Myanmar’s equivalent of a prime minister. This is a

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