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Unique And Festive Mother’s Day Traditions From Around The World
Mother’s Day around the world can involve much more than just breakfast in bed. Here are some unique traditions from the United Kingdom, Japan, Ethiopia, Mexico and Nepal.
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Rescuers Fight To Free Nepal's Last Known Dancing Bear From 'Substandard Zoo' (UPDATED)
The country's last two known dancing bears were rescued in December and were supposed to go to a sanctuary. Now, one is dead.
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At Least 50 Dead After Plane Crashes While Landing At Kathmandu Airport In Nepal
The aircraft hit an airport fence and burst into flames.
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The Last Known Dancing Bears Of Nepal Have Been Rescued
The two sloth bears are traumatized, but rescuers are hopeful about their future.
Women Don't Bleed Blue And This Pad Commercial Doesn't Pretend That They Do
A British ad is showing red liquid in a menstrual product ad, instead of the blue liquid we’ve become used to seeing.
This Immigrant Teaches Sewing Skills To Empower Refugees
An Indian immigrant in Ohio is helping Bhutanese women to be economically independent through her new program.
Women In Nepal Are Turning To Pharmacies For Clandestine Abortions
By Tricia Taormina, Women & Girls
In Nepal, many women still turn to clandestine abortions – via pills sold at pharmacies – rather than visiting doctors for
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Thousands Hit By Malaria, Dengue As South Asia's Worst Floods In A Decade Recede
By Mohi Narayan, Reuters
About 13,000 people are ill with diarrhea and respiratory infections in densely populated Bangladesh.
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As The U.S. Reels From Harvey, Deadly Floods Ravage Other Parts Of The World
Flooding has killed thousands of people in Asia and Africa during the month of August alone.
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News Roundup for August 14, 2017
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Didn’t the world collectively reject Nazism like seventy years ago? 1. The town of Charlottesville, Virginia experienced
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These Low-Cost 3D-Printed Prosthetics Are Giving People A Hand
Low-cost 3d-printed prosthetics are making it easier to give individuals a replacement limb.
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Stepping Up The Fight Against Money Laundering And Terrorist Financing
Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
Corrupt officials, tax cheats, and the financial backers of terrorism have one thing in common: they often exploit vulnerabilities
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How Open Data Can Help The Global South, From Disaster Relief To Voter Turnout
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Beyond these genuinely transformative experiences, we found several examples that ran into challenges. A pair of education
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Brawl Breaks Out In Taiwanese Parliament As Lawmakers Throw Water Balloons And Chairs
Who among us hasn't gotten in a fistfight over infrastructure development?
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A Message To My Dad On Our Last Father’s Day Together
Founder, Room to Read
As I cope with your illness and departure from this earth, I will continue to forge the path that you helped me plow.
Two Years After The Earthquake, These Nepali Schoolchildren Are Still Without A Classroom
Freelance Turkish Journalist, East West Center Fellow
Sita Paney teaches 3rd grade students at Shubha Adarsha Modern Academy in Nuwakot in central Nepal. Every morning, her students
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Lost Taiwanese Hiker Rescued From Himalayas 3 Days After Girlfriend Died
The couple had been missing for weeks after trekking in to the mountains in early March.
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What My Aunt, A Health Volunteer In Nepal, Taught Me About Women And Neglected Diseases
Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor
Although many FCHVs are illiterate or semi-literate, they are trained by Nepal’s government and trusted by their communities
The Teen Brides Of Nepal: Married With Children Before Their Time
By Sonia Narang, Women & Girls Hub
The Himalayan nation of Nepal has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world. Two women tell us about their
NEPAL: Where Hands And Hearts Meet
Director of PR & Communications, All Hands Volunteers
And that is what surrounds me at All Hands Volunteers. A community of people who understand this above all else - who, perhaps
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