Month: October 2022

Surge in poverty-stricken children in Eastern Europe, Central Asia © UNICEF/Alexsey Filippov A mother and her child live in a refugee centre in Lviv after they were forced to flee violence in Zaporizhska, Ukraine. Rising inflation and the Ukraine war have triggered a 19 per cent increase in child poverty across Eastern Europe and Central […]

Australia: Groundbreaking decision creates pathway for climate justice on Torres Strait Islands

© Karl Bouro Yessie Mosby, one of the Torres Straits Eight climate activists, speaking at the Sydney Biennale. Facebook Twitter Print Email 23 September 2022Human Rights The UN Human Rights Committee found on Friday that Australia’s failure to adequately protect indigenous Torres Islanders against climate change impacts, has violated their rights to enjoy their culture, free from “arbitrary interference” with […]