China is planning to include new measures to encourage more births and address its rapidly aging population as part of its new 2021-2025 “five-year plan”, state media reported on Monday.
China planning new policies to tackle aging population: State media
By Azadeh Shahshahani & Sarah Paoletti*
The time has come for a reckoning on US immigrant abuse
No country has been spared the coronavirus epidemic, nor the scourge of domestic violence, which has surged during lockdowns as the day marking such violence approaches on Wednesday.
Pandemic inflames violence against women
By Deanna Dadusc & Maurice Stierl*
Call it what it is, a massacre at Europe’s doorstep
When he wasn’t chasing stories, Elyas Dayee loved tending to his flowers, cooking with his wife and playing with his toddler daughter, the only survivor of triplets, now bereft that her father has stopped coming home, and too young to understand why.
In Afghanistan, fears of assassination overshadow hopes of peace
War-torn Yemen is in imminent danger of the worst famine the world has seen in decades, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned.
Yemen in ‘imminent danger’ of world’s worst famine in decades: UN
Families of imprisoned Saudis appealed for the world to speak up as the kingdom hosts the Group of 20 summit, saying that challenging the kingdom's international reputation was crucial to winning their freedom.
Families of jailed Saudis appeal to world ahead of G20 summit
Spain is to set up emergency camps on the Canary Islands to provide shelter for some of the thousands of recently arrived migrants.
Canary Islands to provide emergency shelter for 7,000 migrants
Kyle Rittenhouse, the 17-year-old American who was captured on video shooting three people during protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin, in August and was charged with killing two, was released from jail after posting $2 million bail, the sheriff said.
Teen charged in Kenosha killings released on $2m bail
Girls in Africa are being “condemned to a lifetime of discrimination and inequality” due to government failures, according to new data.
African governments failing girls on equality: Report

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