How Indias acid attack victims are empowering themselves

How Indias acid attack victims are empowering themselves

Between 2014 and 2015 at least 400 people in India were attacked with acid, with news coverage of such incidents becoming almost a daily occurrence. The Make Love Not Scars organisation aims to help acid attack victims by providing skills and rehabilitation so that they can reintegrate back into society. They have even helped one victim achieve her dream of walking down a runway at New York Fashion Week. Oct 7, 2016
Haiti suffers deadly cholera outbreak in wake of Hurricane Matthew disaster

Haiti suffers deadly cholera outbreak in wake of Hurricane Matthew disaster

Haiti, one of the poorest countries in the world, was battered by Hurricane Matthew, the strongest storm over the Atlantic since 2007. Matthew made landfall in Haiti on 4 October. The countrys death toll is over 1,000. To compound the impact of the disaster, Cholera has broken out – a bacterial disease spread by contaminated water. Oct 10, 2016

Watch time-lapse footage of life jacket graveyard being created in Parliament Square

Dozens of volunteers unloaded truckloads of life vests at 5am on Monday (19 September) to create a life jacket graveyard in Londons Parliament Square. Some 2,500 life jackets were placed in rows on the grass – 625 of which were used by children. The aim is to highlight the plight of refugees ahead of the UN General Assembly in New York where world leaders including Theresa May will discuss the Syrian refugee crisis. Sep 19, 2016