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· May, 2010

Stories about Health from May, 2010

27 May 2010

Jamaica: Situation Improving?

Four days into the state of emergency imposed on the Jamaican capital, the situation is becoming clearer - not simply in terms of statistics - but in understanding the chain...

20 May 2010

Russia: Crisis and demography in Eurasia

Nigeria: A debate on pedophilia, Sharia law, and the ‘two’ Nigerias

The headline is tabloid-esque: "Nigerian senator marries 13-year-old girl". It refers to 49-year-old Ahmad Sani Yerima, whose marriage a few weeks ago has drawn criticism from around the country, playing...

19 May 2010

MENA: International Day Against Homophobia Celebrated

May 17th marks the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO). The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is still a region for concern according to the International Lesbian, Gay,...

“Black Planet Award” goes to…Formosa Plastics Group, Taiwan

11 May 2010

Saudi Arabia: Streets closed to women joggers

A street in Asir Province, Saudi Arabia, where many women liked to exercise has recently been shut off to female joggers, as it has been deemed unsafe by the Commission...

Morocco: Leishmaniasis outbreak

7 May 2010

China: School killings and social pathology

Within 5 weeks, there were 5 school killings in China. All the victims are innocent primary and kindergarten school kids, while all the murderers are also victims of social injustice....