“Do you want to marry a middle-aged man?” Whatever your answer will be, just keep in mind that “many children globally do not get choice”. That’s what is written on a poster advertising Girl Summit 2014. The event aimed to tackle the female genital mutilation (FGM) and forced child marriage.
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A new report has found that land owned by foreign investors is causing 550 million people to go hungry in Africa and South East Asia.
Rio de Janeiro has recently made exciting headlines around the world, not for its beautiful beaches and carnival festivities, but because of a victorious strike carried out by the cities Garis – or street cleaners.
Human rights are rights fundamental to all humanity. This means that everyone is entitled to their rights without discrimination; these rights do not consider age, sex, race, nationality, religion, language, ethnic origins or sexual orientation.
As you may know, this week the Frontier blog is all about indigenous tribes around the world.Today’s final chapter is extra special; we have been lucky enough to speak to our friends at Survival International. Editorial Consultant, Joanna Eede, told us about the organisation and the important work they do to defend the rights of tribal peoples all over the planet.