In an op-ed published today in the New York Times and the International Herald Tribune, IDLO Director-General Irene Khan has described the disaster at Rana Plaza and the recent political violence in Bangladesh as part of a wider failure of human
The emotions generated by terrorist attacks are raw and intense. But it is essential moving forward that we are still able to have a rational discussion, grounded in facts, if we are to have any chance of keeping the country safe in the future.
According to the UN, 6.8 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance, including 4.25 million who are internally displaced. A further 1.3 million have fled the country and sought refuge in neighbouring countries.
Save the Children mothers' index shows the 10 best and worst countries for mothers and babies. Finland has lowest rates of mother and child mortality while US scores relatively poorly on maternal health