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The real cost of human trafficking

February 25, 2012

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Posted on 24 February 2012Deborah CowanWVoN co-editor Human trafficking and the buying and selling of human beings has been happening since the earliest of times. But it seems that trafficking is not just the most horrific human rights abuse of modern times, it’s also big bucks for those who deal in the exploitation and misery […]

UGANDA: Too many deaths in childbirth

August 8, 2011

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04 Aug 2011 14:49 Source: Content partner // IRIN KAMPALA/GULU, 4 August 2011 (IRIN) – Bribes, poorly trained medical staff and the lack of medical care for pregnant HIV-positive mothers are among the reasons for high rates of infant and maternal mortality in Uganda. NGOs want to see more government action. According to the latest […]

UGANDA: Too many deaths in childbirth

August 8, 2011

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04 Aug 2011 14:49 Source: Content partner // IRIN KAMPALA/GULU, 4 August 2011 (IRIN) – Bribes, poorly trained medical staff and the lack of medical care for pregnant HIV-positive mothers are among the reasons for high rates of infant and maternal mortality in Uganda. NGOs want to see more government action. According to the latest […]

DRC-UGANDA: Male sexual abuse survivors living on the margins

August 8, 2011

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02 Aug 2011 13:44Source: Content partner // IRIN KAMPALA, 2 August 2011 (IRIN) – Two brothers, Charles* and Jacques*, set off for Uganda in search of safety after the murder of their parents in January in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), only to be waylaid along the border by six men carrying machetes, sticks […]

DRC-UGANDA: Male sexual abuse survivors living on the margins

August 8, 2011

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02 Aug 2011 13:44Source: Content partner // IRIN KAMPALA, 2 August 2011 (IRIN) – Two brothers, Charles* and Jacques*, set off for Uganda in search of safety after the murder of their parents in January in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), only to be waylaid along the border by six men carrying machetes, sticks […]

Maternal Deaths Focus Harsh Light on Uganda

July 30, 2011

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Tadej Znidarcic for The New York TimesThe delivery room of a hospital in Arua, Uganda. The 400-bed hospital has a shortage of doctors and midwives and lacks many basic medical supplies. More Photos » By CELIA W. DUGGERPublished: July 29, 2011 ARUA, Uganda — Jennifer Anguko was slowly bleeding to death right in the maternity […]

Maternal Deaths Focus Harsh Light on Uganda

July 30, 2011

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Tadej Znidarcic for The New York TimesThe delivery room of a hospital in Arua, Uganda. The 400-bed hospital has a shortage of doctors and midwives and lacks many basic medical supplies. More Photos » By CELIA W. DUGGERPublished: July 29, 2011 ARUA, Uganda — Jennifer Anguko was slowly bleeding to death right in the maternity […]