Safer cities for women: one project takes off in the Philippines

One suburb of the Filipino capital, Manila, is trying to confront the issue of violence against women using a novel form of community patrolling.

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More protection needed for defenders of human rights

Human rights workers need greater protection from governments around the world.

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“No safety” for women of Iraq

There’s “no safety for women” in Iraq, according to the founder of a network which operates underground shelters there for female survivors of abuse.

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World seeing “explosion” of refugees

The world is seeing an “explosion” of refugees as a result of multiple crises in the Middle East and Africa; that’s according to António Guterres, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

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