The coronavirus pandemic could lead to a spike in child marriages globally, reversing 25 years of progress on ending the practice, a charity warned.
Coronavirus risks ‘greatest surge in child marriages in 25 years,’ charity says
Nearly half of care home workers in northern Italy may be suffering from post-traumatic stress or anxiety following the first wave of the pandemic, new research showed Wednesday.
Italian care home workers suffer COVID trauma, anxiety: Study
The British government has considered building an asylum processing center on a remote UK territory in the Atlantic Ocean.
UK government looked at idea of sending asylum seekers to South Atlantic island
Some 700,000 people have already been affected by what seem set to become the worst floods in 60 years in South Sudan, the United Nations said.
Some 700,000 affected by South Sudan floods: UN
Some 120 million rapid tests for COVID-19 will be made available to poorer countries at $5 each, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced — if it can find the money.
WHO wants 120m rapid virus tests for poorer states
Every year, an estimated $88.6 billion, which is equivalent to 3.7 percent of Africa’s GDP, leaves the continent in the form of illicit capital, according to UN Conference on Trade and Development’s (UNCTAD) Economic Development in Africa Report 2020.
Illicit capital robbing Africa, its people of their future: UNCTAD
All unaccompanied minors have been removed from migrant camps on Greek islands, Asylum Minister Notis Mitarachi said.
Greece says no unaccompanied minors remain in island camps
Over the summer, Mamadou Ba, the head of an anti-racist organization in Lisbon, received a letter. “Our goal is to kill every foreigner and anti-fascist — and you are among our targets,” it read. A few weeks later, it was followed up with a message telling him to leave Portugal or let his family face the consequences.
Portugal sees surge in racist violence as far right rises
Cases of fraudulent receipts of subsidies designed to support small businesses and self-employed people hit hard by the pandemic are increasingly being found across Japan.
Many in Japan receiving coronavirus subsidies illegally
About 250 human rights activists protested in the northern French port of Calais against a local ban on distributing food to migrants in the city center.
Activists protest ban on distributing food to migrants in French port

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