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As the world marks #HumanRightsDay  to commemorate the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, here are 5 ways women campaigned against sexual abuse in 2019 l #WomensRights  #HumanRightDay2019 

Buying flood-prone U.S. land and protecting it from development would be far cheaper than paying later for flood damage to homes, say researchers | @clbtea  reports #propertyrights  #climate 

Bisexual British veteran Joe Ousalice has won a landmark fight to get his medals back after he was kicked out of the navy for his sexuality | #LGBT +

Two fans were arrested for homophobic abuse at the Brighton v Wolves match on Sunday | #LGBT +

A Christmas-themed mural by anonymous street artist Banksy has appeared in Birmingham and highlights homelessness | @Adela_Suliman  reports #cities  #BanksyInBrum 

OPINION: "For Zimbabweans, the drought is compounded by an economic crisis of spiralling inflation, unemployment, chronic fuel shortages, and the collapse of essential services" writes @WattPatrick  of @christian_aid  l #Humanitarian  #Food  #Climate 

Denmark is planning a $30 billion offshore wind island that could power 10 million homes l #Climate  #COP25 

34-year-old Social Democrat@MarinSanna  took office in Finland on Tuesday as the world's youngest serving prime minister, heading a coalition with 4 other parties led by women, all but one of them under 35 l #WomensRights 

OPINION: "With ambitious efforts on climate adaptation and climate-smart development, we could reduce the number of people needing help" says @As_SyIFRC  of the l @Federa  #cop25i #climateon


This weekend marks the 25th anniversary of the beginning of the #RwandaGenocide , which claimed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people and left many more homeless Here's a look at how it all unfolded... THREAD

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"In Asia, we have a culture of seniority, and young people aren't supposed to speak up for themselves and are not supposed to speak against adults" Young Thais battle seniority culture to raise #climate  awareness l @Fridaysforfutu  #FridaysForFuture 

PIC OF THE DAY: Buddhist monks pray and hold placards behind a wire barricade at Dhammakaya temple, in Pathum Thani province, Thailand

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India has the highest proportion of female commercial pilots in the world at 12 percent, despite the country’s patriarchal society, which typically frowns on women in such jobs

Saudi Arabia has allowed adult women to travel without permission and given them more control over family matters l #WomensRights 

Denis Mukwege, a doctor who helps victims of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Nadia Murad, a Yazidi rights activist and survivor of sexual slavery by Islamic State, will jointly receive the 2018 #NobelPeacePrize  on Monday

"No one is too small to make a difference" @AmnestyOnline  present #AmbassadorOfConscienced  its Award 2 @GretaThunberg19  to and the Fridays for Future Movement and their work to bring attent #climatechangeon #Fridaysforfuture #Schoolstrike4climatet #Climateo

"Some people call it slavery, I think it's simply extreme exploitation" Film director Ken Loach talks about his new film "Sorry We Missed You", where he tackles the human impact of the 'gig economy' Read more l #ModernSlavery  @KenLoachSixteen 

Studies show migrants do not pose a health risk in wealthy countries - they are in fact healthier than host residents.

💧Today is #WorldHealthDay , Diseases linked to dirty water and poor hygiene kill 1 million people a year #WorldHealthDay20192019