Today girls face greatest impacts under global conflict

Today girls face greatest impacts under global conflict

“Conflict can take away everything. But it can never take away your knowledge,” – Young refugee and education activist To help raise awareness on challenges that children affected and uprooted by conflict face in accessing school, UNICEF has been working with Muzoon Almellehan, a 19-year-old Syrian refugee and education activist. Human Rights News – United […]

“Adultery should not be classified as a criminal offense” says UN expert

“Adultery should not be classified as a criminal offense” says UN expert

Thalif Deen – WNN Justice (WNN/IPS) UNITED NATIONS, New York, N.Y.: When one of the Asian countries embraced Islamic Sharia law back in the 1990s, the rigidly conservative government threatened to enforce a provision that called for convicted adulterers to be stoned to death. “If this law is enforced,” a weekly magazine cynically pronounced at […]