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Blood donations in emergency situations, new WHO campaign

During the World Blood Donor Day, the World Health Organization will highlight blood donors’ dedication to help those who have suffered any natural disaster, accident, or armed conflict.

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Is the digital gap growing or shrinking?

Over 50% of the world population uses the Internet. 2016 is the year this incredible hallmark was reached. But what happens with the other half? 

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281 human rights defenders killed in 2016

Amnesty International releases a report within the framework of its new campaign “Brave” calling for the elimination of repressive laws and to ensure the safety of people fighting injustice.

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Mental Health Europe launches animated video to raise awareness on persons with disabilities

MHE present a new video on Article 27 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on the right to work.

Conflict in South Sudan. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

UN points out Sudan forces to have committed capital crimes

Two UN agencies report that 2 million children have been displaced by South Sudan conflict.

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Shazam loses its memory to support a campaign for Alzheimer’s Research UK

The app allowing recognition of almost any song based on a small sample and the British association want to raise awareness of the disease among the younger generation.  

Leila Khaled

Leila Khaled: “Boycotting oppression must be a culture”

Refugees, homeland, class and gender awareness, disobedience and boycott. The Palestinian activist visited the Fira Literal in Barcelona.

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Amnesty International condemns killings and mass deplacements in South Sudan

The international organisation has blamed the government of the country for the looting perpetrated against the civilian population in the Upper Nile region in the first half of 2017.

Refugees about to sink. Photo: Wikimedia

“Come Now!” campaign will pressure institutions to ensure the reception of refugees

The purpose of the campaign is to make sure Spain welcomes at least the 17,337 refugees to which it committed itself.

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Micro-volunteering: no commitment actions that benefit a worthy cause

Volunteering wherever and whenever you want is something achievable through different micro-volunteering platforms.

Dolls. Photo: Tree Change Dolls

Tree Change Dolls, a project of forgotten dolls rescued by a Tasmanian artist

Tree Change Dolls, a project where fashion dolls swap their high-maintenance habits for down-to-earth style aiming to fight against beauty stereotypes.

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An European anti-poverty network aims to eradicate social exclusion in the EU

Since 1990, many non-profit organisations are offering training activities, education and service provision aimed at the participation and empowerment of people.

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