Public anger has gripped Saudi Arabia after a prominent preacher who raped and beat to death his 5-year-old daughter was sentenced to a few months in jail and a $50,000 fine – known as 'blood money' – to compensate the victim's relatives.
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Play Your Part Ambassador Lynette Ntuli is breaking the mould for young women in business, mobilising youth leadership and igniting a passion for active citizenship and social cohesion through Ignite SA, her dynamic multimedia network of young...
As marketers, it goes without saying that we strive to stay ahead of the trends and utilize the newest technologies so that we can stay relevant and engaging to our customers. In my role as Director of Business Development at Marketo, I see a wide range of partners offering new and innovative ways that marketers can engage their consumers. With that being said, there are two newer technologies that are giving marketers fresh avenues to engage their customers literally everywhere they are: locati
A new report based on information from 34 countries, published in the journal PLOS Medicine, has revealed that “many women globally experience poor treatment during childbirth, including abusive, neglectful or disrespectful care.” The abuses and humiliations these mothers undergo — including being slapped and pinched during labor, yelled at, denied pain medicine, neglected or forced to share beds with other women who just gave birth — could be driving them away from hospitals, undermining international goals of reducing deaths during childbirth. That number now stands at 300,000 per year, and, sadly, most of those deaths, caused by treatable problems like bleeding, infection and high blood pressure, are preventable. Maternal health experts agree that the key to preventing maternal deaths is having women give birth at hospitals rather than at their homes, but this is hampered when women fear being abused at hospitals. “To imagine that women are mistreated during this very special time is truly devastating,” said Meghan A. Bohren, first author of the new report and a research consultant at the World Health Organization.
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