Remember the disabled during virus crisis, UN chief says

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Wed, 06 May 2020 06:19:55 +0000

UNITED NATIONS, United States: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called on governments around the world to specifically take into account the billions of people with disabilities in their response to the Covid-19 pandemic. “Even under normal circumstances, persons with disabilities are less likely to access education, healthcare and income opportunities or participate in the […]

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Yemen war torturing children – group

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 16:05:23 +0000

DUBAI: The long war in Yemen has had a “devastating impact” on the mental health of children, with more than half saying they feel sad and depressed, Save the Children said. The government — backed by a Saudi-led military coalition — has been battling the Iran-aligned Huthi rebels for more than five years in a […]

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