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International Day To End Impunity For Crimes Against Journalists

International Day To End Impunity For Crimes Against Journalists

In the past fourteen years (2006-2019), close to 1,200 journalists have been killed for reporting the news and bringing information to the public. In nine out of ten cases the killers go unpunished. Impunity leads to more killings and is often a symptom of worsening conflict and the breakdown of law and judicial systems. These figures do not […]

Tourism Day : Years Celebrating This Important Economic Sector

Tourism Day :  Years Celebrating This Important Economic Sector

40 years celebrating this important economic sector Tourism is one of the world’s most important economic sectors. It employs one in every ten people on Earth and provides livelihoods to hundreds of millions more. For some countries, it can represent over 20 per cent of their GDP. It allows people to experience some of the world’s […]

Equal Pay Day

Equal Pay Day

Around the world, despite decades of activism, and dozens of laws on equal pay, women still earn less than 80 cents for every dollar men do. For women with children, women of colour, women refugees and migrants, and women with disabilities, that figure is even lower. If you had told me this forty years ago, […]

World Ozone Layer Day

World Ozone Layer Day

The ozone layer, a fragile shield of gas, protects the Earth from the harmful portion of the rays of the sun, thus helping preserve life on the planet. The phaseout of controlled uses of ozone-depleting substances and the related reductions have not only helped protect the ozone layer for this and future generations but have […]