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Egypt’s pink taxis seek to put brakes on harassment of women

Egypt’s pink taxis seek to put brakes on harassment of women

Aug 25, – For years, Egypt has been grappling with the growing phenomenon of sexual harassment. Rights organizations have launched a wide range of initiatives mainly aimed at encouraging women to report verbal and physical harassment. While recent jail sentences against men proven guilty of sexual harassment have been greeted with relative optimism, preventive measures […]

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Nepal earthquake death toll passes 6,200, $2 billion needed for reconstruction

Nepal earthquake death toll passes 6,200, $2 billion needed for reconstruction

May 01, – The death toll from Nepal’s devastating earthquake rose steadily past 6,200 on Friday as fresh aftershocks and the stench of rotting bodies made it hard for nervous survivors to return to their homes. Disposal of the hundreds of bodies still being found six days after the 7.9 magnitude quake devastated the Himalayan […]

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