The Week in Stories Around the Globe

In Hiroshima 71 years after first atomic strike, Obama calls for end of nuclear weapons

 

U.S. President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrive for a joint news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington
U.S. President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrive for a joint news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, April 28, 2015. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

 

President Obama called for an end to nuclear weapons in a solemn visit to Hiroshima to offer respects to the victims of the world’s first deployed atomic bomb.

#Obama #Hiroshima #NuclearWeapons

Ghana to Ban Sale of Skin Bleaching Products in August

 

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Ghana’s Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has resolved to ban the sale of cosmetic products which contain the skin bleaching ingredient hydroquinone, effective August this year.

#‎Ghana‬‪#‎SkinBleaching‬

Trans Women of Color Face an Epidemic of Violence and Murder

Eisha Love

 

“Between October 2013 and the end of this September, according to international reports gathered by the European group Transrespect versus Transphobia (TvT), 226 transgender people were murdered around the world.”
‪#‎TransRights‬ ‪#‎HumanRights‬ ‪#‎LBBTQ‬ ‪#‎Equality‬

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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