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17 April 2020

Stories from 17 April 2020

Life in the time of COVID-19: A Caribbean perspective on isolation

From a COVID-19 survivor to a teenager with autism, here's how some Caribbean netizens are coping with self-isolation.

Caribbean netizens take to ‘extempo’ music to spread COVID-19 safety messages

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, people from all over the region and throughout the diaspora are trying their lyrical prowess in a COVID-19 extempo challenge.

Fighting the COVID-19 ‘Infodemic’ in the Asia-Pacific

EngageMedia lists some of the media initiatives addressing the COVID-19 "Infodemic' across the Asia-Pacific region

Harvey Weinstein’s prison sentence is a reminder of the difficulty of obtaining justice for sexual assault

"How many have been denounced, prosecuted and sentenced?"

Indigenous people in Australia prepare for COVID-19

With more than 150,000 of Australia's indigenous people living in remote areas and often facing major health issues, special emphasis is being put on protecting this vulnerable population against COVID-19.

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