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Morocco pushes for law against gender abuse, child labour

For years, Moroccan activists and legislators have talked about how to end violence against women and the exploitation of young girls. With the current session of parliament slated to debate two new bills, defenders of women's rights are finally seeing a glimmer of hope.
"You have to fight this culture which makes child labour commonplace. Children are not there to provide for their parents' needs,"
- Najat Ikhich of the Ytto Foundation

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Morocco pushes for law against gender abuse, child labour

Source: Magharebia, Fri October 22, 2010
For years, Moroccan activists and legislators have talked about how to end violence against women and the exploitation of young girls. With the current session of parliament slated to debate two new bills, defenders of women's rights are finally seeing a glimmer of hope.

Underwater volcano ‘teems with life’

Source: Sideways News, Wed November 04, 2009
An underwater volcano teeming with life has been discovered by scientists exploring the Casablanca Seamount, 300 miles west of Morocco.

Photos: From London to Timbuktu—in a flying car

Source: CNet, Wed January 14, 2009
London, England, UK - British adventurer and pilot Neil Laughton poses in his Parajet Skycar in London on Tuesday.

Top UN official upbeat as many Member States commit to emergency relief fund

Source: UN News Centre, Tue December 09, 2008
United Nations - The United Nations humanitarian chief announced today that around $380 million was pledged to its emergency relief fund that can be quickly accessed by the world body, potentially saving thousands of lives when responding to disasters.

Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

Further progress made towards eliminating blinding eye disease

Source: UN News Center, Tue April 11, 2006
Geneva, Switzerland - With the estimated number of people affected by the infectious eye disease, blinding trachoma, dropping from 360 million people to 80 million over the past 21 years, several more countries are on track to eliminate the scourge, the United Nations health agency announced today.

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