Honor Killings in Iraq

By Ahmed Marwan Al -Saeedi Basra, Iraq “Honor violence” is a crime that has been or may have been committed to protect or defend the honor of the family and/or community” (Helba et al, 2015). According to the UN Population Fund, every year about 5,000 women and girls, fall victims to murders committed in the…

World Toilet Day

For #WorldToiletDay 2020, Marcus Erridge outlines three key connections between access to sanitation, economic sustainability and the climate, which garner little attention within a global sanitation crisis that already flies under the radar.

Europe or Death


Most get on the rubber boat thinking that they are going to die, but their desperation and determination are stronger than anything – “When you get on the boat it’s Europe or death”…