Saturday, July 21, 2018

Latest News

Better toilets & accurate information about periods crucial to keeping girls...

Around the world, one in three girls face inadequate toilets, and many others face social and cultural limits when they have their periods. WaterAid encourages governments around the world to prioritise better toilets and washing facilities in schools, and to provide accurate information around menstruation, to ensure girls’ rights to education and equality.

World News

UNICEF: 3 million children born into war in Yemen

MORE than 3 million children were born in Yemen since the escalation in violence in March 2015 according to a UNICEF report.

UNICEF responds to Sierra Leone mudslide as more than 100 children reported dead

UNICEF is on the ground urgently responding to the needs of displaced families affected by the flooding and landslides in Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown which have killed several hundred people including at least 109 children, according to government sources.

MSF: Global attention needed to prevent and treat the changing face of AIDS

AN unacceptably high number of people continue to develop and die of AIDS[1]-related diseases across sub-Saharan Africa. They remain left out of the global HIV response without access to treatment that prevents AIDS or the medical care they need, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) says.

Latest Opinion

NGOs can lead the way in regaining public trust: Heart Foundation

Trust in public institutions is on the wane. While community benefit organisations are not immune, they have a key leadership role in strengthening trust between all members of the community, writes Heart Foundation CEO, Adjunct Professor John G. Kelly (AM).

The Whale Wars Continue

OPINION: Sea Shepherd has accomplished something absolutely remarkable over the last 12 years. With your support, we have helped save the lives of over 6000 whales.

Why young people are going to change the world

OPINION: WHAT are the hopes and dreams of young Australians today? What makes them happy? What are they worried about? And why are they going to save the world? Louisa Keck from The Reach Foundation has some answers.