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Human Trafficking Awareness Day

Human Trafficking Awareness Day

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A Boom in Trafficking Imagine you are a Ukrainian refugee… Imagine you have left your home, your job and almost all your possessions – perhaps your husband, son or father have died or disappeared, perhaps all of the above. So as we think of the New Year, and our own resolutions – let’s remember Ukrainian

International Migrants Day

International Migrants Day

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Abdul, the Afghan vegetable vendor, was a young man barely out of his teens. Seeing me as a regular customer at his stall on a street corner in East London, he smilingly befriended me and checked on my daily welfare. I reciprocated by warming up to him. His infectious boyish enthusiasm led me to indulge

Universal Health Coverage Day

Universal Health Coverage Day

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Every year on 12 December, the world celebrates International Universal Health Coverage Day (UHC Day). This official UN-designated day aims to raise awareness of the need for strong, equitable, and resilient health systems and universal health coverage (UHC) while marking the anniversary of the UN’s historic and unanimous endorsement of UHC in 2012 as an

World Toilet Day

World Toilet Day

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We face a global sanitation crisis According to the CDC, in 2021, an estimated 4.2 billion people do not have access to adequately managed sanitation facilities. This contributes to poor health conditions that greatly increase the risk of disease and malnutrition, especially in women and children. Each day, more than 800 children die of diarrhoea