By September 2020, the world’s richest countries, which represent less than 15% of the global population, have bought over 50% of all available COVID-19 vaccine doses. What is more, high and middle-income countries have additional bilateral deals to administer further doses that exceed their actual need many times. This has
In 1960, abortion was practically illegal in Sweden, leading many Swedish women to go to Poland to get an abortion. Yet today, Poland is the EU member state with the most restrictive abortion laws except for Malta. On October 22nd, Poland’s constitutional court issued a nearly complete ban on abortion.
Disclaimer: Views expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect the views of UPF Lund and The Perspective. How the latest additions to the UN human rights council have confused and exasperated many. On October 13, 2020, the UN General Assembly underwent their yearly secret-ballot election to vote in new member
Why is the world silent about the Uyghur Muslim detainment camps? In September 2020, news surfaced that Disney’s new film, Mulan, had been partially filmed in Xinjiang province in China. Consequently, Disney received considerable backlash from Western media due to the ongoing detention of Uyghur Muslims in this region. This
In 2016, four Associated Press journalists walked in front of the staff to hear that they had won the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service. Thanks to their investigative work, more than 2000 victims of human trafficking in Southeast Asia walked free, some after decades of slavery in the fishing industry.