A Malaysian ship docked in Yangon, Myanmar, yesterday to drop off 2,300 metric tons of humanitarian aid for Muslim Rohingya in northern Rakhine state and Bangladesh. Amid protests, accusations of political expediency and initial resistance from Myanmar and Bangladesh, the Muslim-majority nation is standing by its call to end the Rohingya crisis.
Zika is spreading in southeast Asia, but with minimal screening and reporting, the number of official cases remains unusually low.…
Here are some recent examples from around the world showing how some countries use laws like treason and inciting unrest to jail opponents and maintain power.
The third Women Deliver conference is a gigantic convening that scoops together young people, clinicians, heads of state, donors, and women’s rights activists from all across the world with its giant conference-y arms. The meeting opens Tuesday in Kuala Lumpur and runs for three days. It is organized by a group of the same name, a global maternal health advocacy organization based in New York.