A first-of-its-kind ambulance taxi service created by the Vodafone Foundation to save the lives of high-risk pregnant women in two Tanzanian districts the size of Belgium, reduced maternal mortality rates by 27% in its first year.
May 22, 2017
Ensaf Haidars visit to the UK marks the five year anniversary of her husbands arrest.
May 19, 2017
A year ago few would have believed that Hassan Rouhani would struggle to win re-election in Iran. But when Iran goes to the polls on 19 May, Rouhanis future is far from certain. Hardliners have coalesced around Ebrahim Raisi, a 56-year-old cleric that is sceptical of Irans nuclear deal with the West and is understood to have the favor of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Irans Supreme Leader.
May 17, 2017
#YellowSunday, a Congolese–led initiative, is hoping to raise funds to enable 1,000 women living in conflict and post-conflict zones in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to train as nurses.
May 18, 2017
The first two chicks of the year hatched at London Zoos penguin colony on Easter Monday (17 April), and theyve been seen on camera for the first time. Two Humboldt penguin chicks are now being hand-reared by keepers, after their parents were unable to care for them.
Apr 27, 2017
Politicians will be confronted if they use toxic language during the general election campaign, Amnesty International UK warned on Friday 28 April. Kate Allen, director of the human rights group, told IBTimes UK that her organisation will call out such behaviour.What politicians say influences public opinion and influences behaviour and there we want them to be careful, she said.
Apr 28, 2017
The beating of Rodney King sparked the infamous 1992 LA Riots that lasted six days, left 55 people dead and another 2,000 injured. Over $1 billion worth of property was also damaged.
Apr 29, 2017
Queen of Dhwayah 2017: Kerala's next initiative to boost transgender; first-ever beauty pageant for third gender in India
Earth Day 2017: Why is it observed, what is the theme this year and how is Google creating awareness?
Running legend Kathrine Switzer has received numerous letters and photos from women around the world. Switzer first showed them how to be fearless using 261. In 1967, the 20-year- old Syracuse University journalism student, who unofficially trained with the men’s cross-country team, registered for the 71st Boston Marathon, at that time considered a male-only event. Upon her acceptance into the race, she received a bib—number 261. Through what she now calls a series of coincidences, she became the first woman to enter and finish the Boston Marathon with an official bib number. But this feat didn’t come without challenges.
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