The Central African Republic Crisis

Two decades ago the whole world was witness to the genocide in Rwanda and it’s hard to believe that almost the same situation is going to happen if we don’t act! The international community failed the people 20 years ago, we must not repeat the same mistake for the people of the Central African Republic.
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The First Girl Summit

Many girls – some as young as two years old – undergo female genital mutilation every year, depriving them of their basic human rights and subjecting them to a huge amount of pain during an age where they should be experiencing fun and innocence; and the word ‘many’ refers to around 98% in some countries.
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The Boko Haram Crisis: A State of War, A Cry For Peace

“Suspected Islamist Boko Haram gunmen have attacked three villages in northern Nigeria, killing 28 people and burning houses to the ground in a pattern of violence that has become almost a daily occurrence, police and witnesses have said.” This is just one of the many latest headlines that we are seeing surrounding the crises in Boko Haram.
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Chiraq, USA

Chicago has been in the spotlight a lot this year. In fact things have gotten so bad recently on the streets of South and West Chicago, Chi-town has earned a new moniker: “Chiraq.”
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The Instability in Ukraine

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday pressed Russia to stop backing separatists in eastern Ukraine and help oust them from government buildings seized in about a dozen cities and towns. Meanwhile, Russia denies it is fomenting the unrest in eastern Ukraine. But it did send its former human rights ombudsman to negotiate for the release of the observers as a representative of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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The Brazilian Pacification

Rio de Janeiro has engaged in an ambitious security operation aimed at freeing its slums and ghettos from the control of gangs before the 2016 Olympics. But security is not the only concern, they are also carefully guarding against economic interests and even shame and embarrassment internationally throughout this attempted makeover of Rio.

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The South Sudan Conflict

The USA says that Sudan is near utter calamity with the genocide sweeping the nation the way it is. The BBC poses the question: Can South Sudan be saved from self-destruction? Half of Sudan’s population is below the world poverty levels. Sudan’s economy was hit hard after the South declared independence in July 2011, taking with it about 75% of the country’s oil output.
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