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· October, 2016

Stories about Health from October, 2016

Timbuktu, Where There's ‘Justice for Monuments, but Not for Victims of Rape’

"In Mali, rape is a taboo subject. The victims’ lips are sealed by society’s gaze."

Instagrammers’ Photos Document the Smog Enveloping Khabarovsk

Residents of Khabarovsk in Russia’s Far East have been staying indoors or wearing masks when they go outside since a thick smog blanketed the city on Tuesday.

Surrounded by Piles of Trash, These Two Classical Musicians Played Bach in Protest

The concert took place in Tetovo, the largest city in western Macedonia, and one of the most polluted cities in Europe.

For Lebanon’s Elderly, the Ongoing Garbage Crisis Is a Tight Noose

Lebanon's most vulnerable are paying the ultimate price for the country's waste crisis.

Feast Your Eyes on Brunei's Capital, the Day It Broke Free From Cars

Brunei's car-free day “aims to promote a healthy lifestyle and reduce the city's carbon footprint.”

Women in Poland Go on ‘Black Monday’ Strike Against Proposed Abortion Ban

"I demonstrated today, because I just can't accept the new proposals of the abortion law in Poland. If they go through, the will destroy women's bodies, minds and souls."

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