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Korea team capsules

Stars and Stripes 02 Dec 2022
Boys basketball. Daegu Warriors. 2021-22 season record — 0-4. Head coachBlake Sims, seventh season. Key performers — Adrian Tagalog, Jr., PG (transferred from Nile C ... Outlook — Rebuilding. Seven of Sims’ 11 players are new ... Daegu lost its opener at Korea International ... Osan Cougars ... They opened with a 37-point home win over Asia-Pacific. Girls basketball.

Selective rage: Editorial on crime against women in modern world

The Telegraph India 26 Nov 2022
It is disheartening that a few days before its 22nd commemoration, the chief of the United Nations, António Guterres, revealed that a woman or a girl is killed every 11 minutes by an intimate partner or a family member ... The Asia-Pacific region accounted for the highest number of intimate partner or family-related femicides in 2021.

Guam runners shine in Oceania Cross-Country Championship

Guam Pacific Daily News 29 Oct 2022
By Mike Nauta Jr. For Pacific Daily News Oct 29, 2022 7 hrs ago 0 ... From left ... Rui Wang/For PDN ... Baden, who recently won the girls division of the Asia Pacific Invitational held last week, added this win finishing with a time of 24.05 ... In the girls division, Hayden Wilson beat out second-place finisher Vivian Roedema for the top spot ... Pacific Daily News.

The Walt Disney Company joins Destination Imagination in support of next generation of diverse storytellers, innovators

Manila Standard 28 Oct 2022
The Walt Disney Company* is collaborating with global, non-profit organization, Destination Imagination, to expand opportunities in the Asia Pacific region for underrepresented students including young women and girls, to explore future careers as Storytellers and Innovators in Asia’s creative industries.

Gender norms still prevent girls, young women in political participation, survey reveals

Manila Bulletin 13 Oct 2022
These were the words used to describe the situation of girls and young women globally whenever they try to participate in politics ... Challenges perceived by girls and young women ... In Asia and Pacific alone, 29 percent of the respondents said they do not think that politicians “would listen to them” due to their gender and age.

Child marriage continues all over the world: Study

The Times of India 11 Oct 2022
Nearly 90 million adolescent girls face higher risk factors for , induced by increasing poverty and food shortages, says a commissioned by Save the Children along with Tufts University ... ~ Increased risk of child marriage linked to conflict is higher for girls in East Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean, and South Asia.

Science fair

China Daily 11 Oct 2022
Empowering women and girls in science and innovation is necessary as the world needs everyone's brainpower to realize the UN's SDGs ... Public recognition is also important to incentivize and inspire young girls to join ... The author is United Nations' assistant secretary-general and regional director for Asia and the Pacific.

Political Change Deteriorates Life in Afghanistan Despite Humanitarian Aid

Khaama Press 07 Oct 2022
“The rights of women and girls are critical for the future of Afghanistan,” said UNDP Asia-Pacific Director Kanni Wignaraja.

UNDP report paints grim picture of Afghanistan a year after Taliban takeover

Urdu Point 06 Oct 2022
... financial systems in addition to denying access to secondary education to girls and the restrictions on women's mobility and participation in the economy" ... "The rights of women and girls are critical for the future of Afghanistan," UNDP Asia-Pacific Director Kanni Wignaraja said.

The Plot Against Australia, Part IV: Jews, Porn and the Trappings of Servitude, by Jason Cannon

The Unz Review 05 Oct 2022
https.// Alongside all the literary smut (with titles like My Wet Dream, Ebony Orgasm and Two Girls and a Vibrator) one can find the Asia-Pacific off-shoot of Al Goldstein’s Screw magazinePublished by Wynyard Mercantile, the publishing wing of the 24-hour Wynyard Newsagency, owned by a Mr L.

Angela Merkel Wins UNHCR Nansen Award for Protecting Syrian Refugees

Voa News 04 Oct 2022
... Costa Rica in the Americas; humanitarian organization Meikse Myanmar that assists internally displaced people among others in Asia and the Pacific; and an Iraqi gynecologist who provides medical and psychological care to Yazidi girls and women in the Middle East and North Africa.

India Wins 7 Medals At Asia Pacific Deaf Badminton Championships In Thailand

Cricket Country 21 Sep 2022
The 18-year-old won gold in Women’s Singles, Doubles and Open Mixed Doubles as well as Youth Girls’ Singles, Doubles and Youth Mixed Doubles in the Asia Pacific Deaf Badminton Championships 2022 ... badminton team at Asia Pacific Deaf Badminton Championships.

Changemakers at the forefront of advocating for sexual health

Blitz 15 Sep 2022
The Asia Pacific region hosts over 60% of the world’s young population ... Maternal disorders are the leading cause of death of girls aged 15-19 years in the Pacific, and the second leading cause of death in South Asia.

50 million trapped in modern slavery due to pandemic, war, climate crisis, report finds

Henry Herald 12 Sep 2022
More people in Asia and the Pacific were in forced marriages, but when population size was taken to account, researchers found that forced marriage was more prevalent in Arab states ... with Asia and the Pacific home to more than half of the global total, according to the report.

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