UNITED NATIONS, United States (CMC) — The United Nations’ International Labour Organisation (ILO) says slavery is still “a very real and widespread phenomenon,” affecting more than 40 million people worldwide. On Sunday — the day designated by the UN as International Day for the Abolition of Slavery the ILO said, that children comprise a quarter […]
By Chereen James
Photo: Leon Rafael/Shutterstock.com Quite often, the welfare of immigrant minors is raised among news outlets. In recent news, we heard about an alarming number of children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexican border and held in detention facilities. But what about children who overstayed their visa or were brought to the United States […]
Shirley Chisholm, who was also the first woman to seek the Democratic nomination as president, will be honored with a statue at Prospect Park, Brooklyn.
WASHINGTON, DC, United States — In this file photo taken on February 15, 2005, a US Capitol Police Honor Guard participates in a memorial service for former US Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Chisholm died on January 1, 2005. New York City announced yesterday that Chisholm, America’s first black congresswoman, was getting a statue […]
2018 will mark 30 years of international commemoration of World AIDS Day which will be observed under the theme “Know your Status”.
Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States – Today marks World AIDS Day with the OECS HIV/TB Elimination project releasing a series of Public Service Announcements on HIV awareness and advocacy in conjunction with civil society organizations and various Ministries of Health. OECS HIV/TB Elimination Project Coordinator Dr. Cleophas D’Auvergne said the ‘Know your Status’ theme for 2018 was an opportunity for all citizens […]