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In a Video Testimony, Mothers Expose Horrible Situation in a Venezuelan Children’s Hospital Human Rights 

In a Video Testimony, Mothers Expose Horrible Situation in a Venezuelan Children’s Hospital

Venezuela (GV) – The serious problems facing public hospitals in Venezuela continue to grow with very little help being given by the state and very little attention being paid by the media. Nevertheless, non-government organizations like Prepara Familia (Prepare Family) make use of the Internet to draw attention to these issues. For instance, the organization has made a video in the nephrology ward of Juan Manuel de los Ríos Hospital in Caracas, the country’s capital, and presented the difficult situation the patients and their families are in. The amount of time the patients have spent in the nephrology ward in Read More

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Female-Run Restaurant Bends Back Social Barriers in Pakistan’s Quetta Be Greedy 

Female-Run Restaurant Bends Back Social Barriers in Pakistan’s Quetta

Pakistan (GV) – Hamida Ali Hazara, her staff and some patrons at the Hazara Restaurant in Hazara Town, Quetta. Hamida is standing fourth from the left. Photo shared on Hamida Ali Hazara’s Facebook. Permission to reuse. Restaurants aren’t a rare sight in Hazara town, a middle-income neighborhood in the western Pakistani city of Quetta, but there’s one that has caught the attention of many. Subtle in its splendor, the eatery’s interior features traditional Hazaragi decorations and a poster of a giant Buddha. More unusual, however, is the fact that the restaurant is run and staffed exclusively by women. The Hazara minorities Read More

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To Divinity and Back: Nepal’s Living Goddess Returns to Normal Life After Nine-Year Stint as ‘Kumari’ Culture 

To Divinity and Back: Nepal’s Living Goddess Returns to Normal Life After Nine-Year Stint as ‘Kumari’

Nepal (GV) – After living as the Living Goddess ‘Kumari’ for nine years in Nepal’s capital Kathmandu, Matina Shakya returned to her school where she attended prior to being throned and is now expected to live the life of a normal school girl. Nepal’s institution of Kumari Devi, is embedded in the culture of Kathmandu Valley. Even a glimpse of her is believed to bring good fortune. pic.twitter.com/diGAIqWkgE — Asia Luxe Travel (@asialuxe_travel) November 7, 2017 In 2008, around the age of three, Matina was selected from the Buddhist Shakya clan to be the incarnation of Hindu Goddess Taleju through Read More

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Threats of gang rape plague student who spoke out against right wing Scandal 

Threats of gang rape plague student who spoke out against right wing

(GVO) – Threats of violence, gang rape, and physical attacks are making news in India, after a 20-year-old student activist from New Delhi’s Lady Shri Ram college launched the #StudentsAgainstABVP protest. Gurmehar Kaur started the campaign after a recent altercation between protesters and the right-wing student group Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), which has ties to Hindu nationalist organizations. The backstory On Feb. 21, a conference titled “Culture of Protest” was scheduled to take place at Delhi’s Ramjas college. The event was supposed to feature comments by activists Umar Khalid and Shehla Rashid, both known for supporting the “Free Kashmir” Read More

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