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Twelve countries report decrease in child refugee detentions

The number of refugee children in detention centres in 12 countries fell by 14 per cent over the past two years, according to a report launched by the UN R

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Threat of wildfires expected to increase as global temperatures rise – UN

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) has warned that wildfires could become more frequent and more destructive as global temperatures rise and drought conditions plague many regions of the world.

US Dollar still tops the world’s “currency pyramid”

The US Dollar continues to offer advantages “no other currency” can, and sits on top of the world’s “currency pyramid”.

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Helping women to “cross over from victim to survivor”

Victims of human trafficking can be manipulated to believe that they love and need the person trafficking them, according to one survivor.

Sheila McClain, who is from the United States, ran away from home as a young girl after being abused.

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