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International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation observed on February 6

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation is observed annually on February 6, across the world. Genital Mutilation, or altering the female genitalia for non-medical reasons is prevalent in 30 countries in Africa, the Middle East and other parts of the world. In 2012, the UN General Assembly designated February 6th as the ..

WHO granted $175,000 for healthcare of Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar of Bangladesh

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has released its first tranche of emergency funding of $ 175,000 to provide essential medicines and life-saving healthcare to the vulnerable population in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar that has witnessed an influx of thousands of Rohingyas from Myanmar. The WHO grant will support 20 mobile medical teams to provide essential services ..

Uttar Pradesh Nargis Yadav: The 7 Billionth Baby

Nargis Yadav of Dauraha village near Lucknow was declared the symbolic seven billionth resident of the world recently. It was not possible for anyone to claim that one child is the seven billionth baby, so United National Population Fund had estimated that the world’s population would breach the seven billion mark on October 31, and ..