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Marina Cometto Street News Service 21/02/2019

Marina Cometto è una donna, moglie e mamma molto impegnata e combattiva. Ha iniziato a lavorare a 15 anni e ha smesso quando è nata la secondogenita Claudia che, a partire da un problema verificatosi al momento della nascita, è stata una bambina e oggi è una persona con grave disabilità.

Ugandan politics: counting women in Street News Service 21/02/2019

The 2011 International Women’s Day will be celebrated worldwide on March 8. Yet as the day approaches, Ugandan women find themselves confronting the same age-old question: Is there cause to celebrate the day at all?

No quiet old age for South Africa’s grannies Street News Service 21/02/2019

Grannies are indispensable in South Africa. They may have been hoping for a restful old age, but the AIDS epidemic has seen them taking on motherhood for a second time, caring for grandchildren whose parents have died of the disease.

Making women’s voices count in disaster risk Street News Service 21/02/2019

“I thought it would be a normal flood like the ones that happen often here; but this time was different,” recalled Vittoria Amosse, who until 2008 lived in a small village on the Zambezi floodplain in Mozambique.

Annie Lennox visits street paper in Malawi Street News Service 18/02/2019

Pop star Annie Lennox was wowed by street paper vendors serenading her at The Big Issue office in Blantyre on Friday. The visit to the Malawian capital was part of her first trip as a Scottish Parliament-appointed envoy.

Annie Lennox besøker gateavis i Malawi Street News Service 18/02/2019

Popstjernen Annie Lennox ble i februar bergtatt av gateavisselgere som opptrådte for henne på kontoret til The Big Issue. Besøket i den malawiske hovedstaden var en del av hennes første tjenestereise som utsendt fra det skotske parlamentet.

Ени Ленокс во посета на уличниот весник во Малави Street News Service 18/02/2019

Поп ѕвездата Ени Ленокс денес се воодушеви од колпортерите на уличните весници коишто ѝ запеаја песна во канцелариите на Big Issue во Блантајер. Посетата на главниот град на Малави беше дел од нејзиното прво патување како именуван пратеник на шкотскиот парламент.

Women’s football breakthrough in the West Bank Street News Service 14/02/2019

The inaugural match of Palestine’s women’s football league marks a “remarkable breakthrough” in gender equality in the region, according to a UN envoy.

Campaign to save 220,000 threatened by Bangladesh mining plan Street News Service 14/02/2019

Campaigners have launched a bid avert “humanitarian and ecological catastrophe,” by preventing a UK-based mining corporation from building one of the world’s largest open-pit coal mines in Bangladesh.

Kato murder re-ignites gay rights debate Street News Service 07/02/2019

It’s often said that the first casualty of war is truth. That time-honoured truism has gathered more weight in Uganda over the past week as conservatives and human rights campaigners exchange conflicting theories over the demise of prominent gay activist, David Kisuule Kato.

Global Voices: World's Superpowers Street News Service 07/02/2019

Chinese President Hu Jintao’s state visit to the USA has highlighted the increasing power that emerging economies like China, India and Brazil have. China’s GDP has grown by 10.3% in 2010, faster than any predictions, making it likely to overtake the USA as the world’s largest economy sometime in the next ten years. On top of that, both the Chinese and Indian populations far outnumber the USA.

Worldwide Vendor Spotlight: Young-Cheol Kim The Big Issue Korea Street News Service 07/02/2019

When Young-Cheol Kim, a South Korean Big Issue vendor, suffered a bone fracture while he was training for the Homeless World Cup football tournament, his regular buyers were worried about him. The absence of the “Big-Pan” (Korean slang for a Big Issue vendor) at the Express Terminal tube station in Seoul was noted. Now, Young-Cheol is back selling The Big Issue but in a wheelchair, and reassuring his regular customers that he will be free from his plaster cast in nine weeks.

Søppellandet – en yngleplass for kolera Street News Service 07/02/2019

Fluer som svermer rundt store berg av søppel er et vanlig syn i Zambias stadig voksende hovedstad. Mindre enn halvparten av byens søppel blir samlet inn. Resten blir brent, begravd i bakgårder eller ulovlig dumpet, med kolera som resultat.

Steun van homo’s cruciaal in het gevecht tegen AIDS Street News Service 02/02/2019

Onlangs nam Malawi de moedige stap om haar veel belasterde homogemeenschap te betrekken in het gevecht tegen HIV/AIDS. De internationale gemeenschap roemde de beslissing, maar in het thuisland worden homo's nog steeds belachelijk gemaakt.

Mozaikszavak ide vagy oda, a szegénység marad Street News Service 02/02/2019

PEAP… NUSAF… RDS…NAADS… Semmitmondó, de változatos mozaikszavak, amelyek mégis közös ellenfél ellen irányulnak. Olyan ellenfél ellen, amely makacsul tartja magát, és így a küzdelem végkimenetele is megjósolható. Legyen bármilyen a terv, tartson bár évekig az igyekezet, mégis kijelenthetjük, hogy Uganda küzdelme a szegénység ellen megmaradt gyötrelmes küzdelemnek, mégpedig a győzelem reménye nélkül.

Prince William story boosts street paper sales worldwide Street News Service 28/01/2019

“Street newspapers inspire me”, wrote Prince William in his personal message for the Street News Service. Four words that made an impact in the lives of thousands of homeless vendors around the world.

Lusankai szemétlerakó – a kolera tenyészterülete Street News Service 24/01/2019

A legyek rajzása a halmokban álló szemét körül megszokott látvány Lusakában, Zambia terjeszkedő fővárosában. A városban keletkező hulladéknak kevesebb, mint felét gyűjtik össze. A maradékot elégetik, elássák az udvarokon, vagy illegális szemétlerakókba kerül, amelyek tovább növelik a kolera és más betegségek kockázatát.

Inicjacja kobiet, czyli nauki przedmałżeńskie w Zambii Street News Service 24/01/2019

W tradycji zambijskiej chinamwali starsze kobiety uczą młode gotowania, sprzątania i, co dość intrygujące, również seksu. Justine Sibomana była gościem jednej z takich prywatnych ceremonii i dowiedziała się, że nie można w nich uczestniczyć jako bierny obserwator.

Wysypiska śmieci - inkubatory cholery Street News Service 24/01/2019

Muchy kłębiące się wokół dużych stert śmieci to widok powszechny w rozległych przedmieściach stolicy Zambii. usuwana Z ulic miasta usuwa się mniej niż połowę śmieci. Resztę pali się na podwórzach lub wyrzuca na nielegalne wysypiska, co przyczynia się do rozwoju cholery.

“Don’t forget victims of the Pakistan floods” - Amir Khan Street News Service 24/01/2019

British boxer and world champion Amir Khan has called on the public to give what they can to help the thousands of people still caught up in the floods that struck the country six months ago.

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