Female Genital Mutilation

Female Genital Mutilation is a hugely contentious issue worldwide. According to a report published by the  WHO, UNESCO, UNIFEM and others, FGM is practiced in 28 African countries, in parts…

The “Girl Effect” and women’s rights

The “Girl Effect” and women’s rights Whether you agree with it or not the “girl effect” has become something of a phenomenon and popular catchphrase among international economic development projects…

Worst countries for sick children

A new report – health workers index – published by UK NGO Save the Children lists those countries worldwide in which it is most dangerous to be a sick child….