Children are our most prized asset, yet around the world they still face poverty, trafficking, exploitation, bullying and discrimination even though the Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) is the most widely ratified of any of the human rights treaties.
For the past three months, emergency departments across France have been hit by industrial action. Doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals working on the frontline of healthcare have walked out over concerns about patient safety and their working environments.
Two charities dedicated to rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean are about to resume operations there - seven months after they were forced to stop using their ship, Aquarius. SOS Mediterranee and Doctors Without Borders (MSF) will restart operations using a new vessel, the Ocean Viking.
In a week when the two candidates for the Tory leadership making their pitch to be the next prime minister said the so-called ‘backstop’ was now dead, business owners across the UK and the wider EU were still left scratching their heads about what exactly will happen October.