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Los colectivos de búsqueda de personas desaparecidas están compuestos en más de un 90% por mujeres.
Son madres, hijas, hermanas y esposas las que se arman de palas, picos y varillas para buscar hasta por debajo de la tierra.
ALLENDE, Coahuila.- Sólo fincas abandonadas y destruidas y el silencio autoimpuesto de los habitantes de Allende queda luego de la masacre perpetrada en esta ciudad del norte de México hace ya más de una década por Los Zetas, en una venganza contra un soplón.
People in Bangladesh every day inhale an alarming amount of black carbon, a particle not only harmful for human health but also responsible for global warming. But it is hardly monitored in the country though there is a national action plan in place since 2018.
In a forward-looking move, the government has set out to form a law for personal data protection fashioned on the EU’s momentous General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as it looks to make Bangladesh fit for the digital age.
Pangnirtung, a small hamlet on Baffin Island, is grappling with the largest tuberculosis outbreak in Nunavut since 2017, according to data the territorial government released on Thursday after refusing for months to reveal the extent of the disease’s spread.
“Either jump or die,” Phuc told himself on turning around to see a blaze sweeping through the glass window of the restroom he was standing inside. From the ventilator window of the restroom, he tried to locate the metal roof of the house next door and jumped down. That decision saved his life.
Transparência Brasil carried out a study on abandoned Ministry of Education works and concluded that there were many failures in the Proinfância program.
A simple motorbike accident by a teenage boy in the capital’s Mirpur has been turned into an extortion case against eight school and college students for reasons the victim, his family and witnesses cannot explain.
Rádio Gaúcha Zero Hora: Unfinished daycare centers: what families who have nowhere to leave their children have to say
Just over half of the 1,800 daycare centers provided for in the federal government’s Proinfância program in Rio Grande do Sul were completed after 10 years.
An investigation of discretionary publication bans requested during the past two years across four Canadian provinces shows a 25 per cent increase from one year to the next.
“How are our loved ones? Are they being tortured? Are they alive?” These questions haunt the family members of the victims of enforced disappearance as they spend agonising weeks, months and years, holding out hope against all odds. On condition of anonymity, five such survivors spoke to The Daily Star (Bangladesh) to answer the questions most pertinently asked by their loved ones.