Global and regional estimates of ‘violence against women’

WHO report highlights violence against women as a ‘global health problem of epidemic proportions’ JUNE 2013 | GENEVA - Physical or sexual violence is a public health problem that affects more than one third of all women globally, according to a new report released by WHO in partnership with the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the South African Medical Research Council. The report, Global and regional estimates of 'violence against women': Prevalence and health … [Read more...]

Irina Bokova ~ 6,000,000 Teachers needed to achieve MDGs

6,000,000 Teachers needed to Achieve World Primary Education Goals Seeking a Career, Take Action NOW !!!   5 October 2011 – The United Nations marked World Teachers’ Day today with a warning that 6.1 million more teachers are needed to meet the internationally agreed Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of attaining universal primary education by 2015. Two million of these are additional posts, with sub-Saharan Africa alone accounting for more than half. But the … [Read more...]

Samoa Lotu-A-Tamaiti Date – Celebrating October 12

Samoa Lotu-A-Tamaiti October 12 Samoa Celebrates Lotu-A-Tamaiti is a public holiday. The people of Samoa will celebrate its Lotu-A-Tamaiti or White Sunday on the Monday after the second Sunday of October. Celebrating the children on White Sunday By Tina Mata’afa tina@samoanews.com Samoa News shares.... Church leaders on the west side of the island say White Sunday services are vital in moving the islands’ children forward after last week’s disaster but as children are … [Read more...]

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