December 8th, 2017

Human Rights Day Quiz

On 10th December, the world celebrates Human Rights Day. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, signed on 10th December 1948, was the first international agreement on the basic principles of human rights and is part of the constitutional laws of democratic nations today....

November 17th, 2017

Make Toilets Safe Again!

 
PHOTOGRAPH BY ANDREA BRUCE, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
  This week is World Toilet Day, which acknowledges the importance of provision and access to sanitation....

October 31st, 2017

Why the Difference? : The Increasing Gap between Men & Women living with HIV

Residents of Mbale district gather to receive family planning counseling and treatments. Photograph: Juozas Cernius for the Guardian
Uganda’s HIV epidemic emerged in the 1980s amongst issues surrounding the Lord’s Resistance Army and violence....

October 16th, 2017

Famine and Food Crisis in South Sudan

After declaring famine in parts of South Sudan earlier this year, swift aid operations have lifted the country out of its ‘famine status’, but this is no cause for celebration....

October 9th, 2017

Volunteering at The Lady Cox Rehabilitation Centre

During Soviet rule, care for the disabled was appalling. Rehabilitation was non-existent, with babies being tied to their cots in warehouse-like conditions until they died often from infected bedsores, with an average life expectancy of two years....

October 4th, 2017

Fulani Herdsmen On A Deadly Mission

The following is a guest blog written by Ewalina U. Ochab.  Since 2014, Nigeria has gained a lot of international attention due to the mass abductions of girls and women by the terror group Boko Haram, especially after 14 April 2014, when they kidnapped 276 girls between 16 and 18 years of age from a secondary school in Chibok....

October 2nd, 2017

Burma’s Forgotten Minorities

HART is offering ways you can support ethnic minorities in Burma. Suggest a written question for parliament, sign a petition or donate to one of our trusted partners working directly with Shan and Karen ethnic groups.  ...

September 27th, 2017

Using the Moringa Tree to Combat Malnutrition in Timor-Leste

HIAM Health is a one of HART’s supported local partners, based in Dili, Timor-Leste (East Timor). Currently levels of stunting and wasting in Timor’s children under 5 years old is ranked third highest in the world after Yemen and Afghanistan....

September 7th, 2017

Is Aung San Suu Kyi Really Responsible for the Rohingya Crisis?

  In the last two weeks, Burma has seen its ethnic tensions in Rakhine state escalate to their highest level yet....

August 31st, 2017

What’s Next for Timor Leste?

Timor Leste recently held successful democratic elections, but will this bring stability to a fragile and malnourished nation?...
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