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Why should you be concerned about animal mills?

Why should you be concerned about animal mills?

New legislation in New York has finally clamped down on the selling of domestic pets such as dogs and cats. It’s hoped that this well help eradicate animal mills, where pets are bred with little regard for their wellbeing. Last December, the state of New York passed a law in which the sale of dogs, cats, and rabbits is to be prohibited. The law, set to take effect in 2024,...

By Kuala Lumpur, Indonesia
Royal Opera House cuts ties with BP

Royal Opera House cuts ties with BP

Following pressure from climate activists, the arts venue has become the latest cultural institution to sever its sponsorship relationship with an oil and gas giant. This week, BP and the Royal Opera House announced that they had not extended their partnership deal beyond December 2022, when their most recent contract came to an end. The move follows years of protests and public outcry against fossil fuel companies having financial involvement in...

By London, UK
UK government denies calls for ‘menopause leave’

UK government denies calls for ‘menopause leave’

Proposals to change British legislation to protect the rights of women experiencing menopause have been dismissed due to fears such a move would discriminate against men. While women’s health has undergone a generational culture shift in recent years, prompting more open discourse around historically stigmatised concerns regarding our wombs, tales of dismissal by both male and female physicians remain rife. This issue is known as the gender health gap, whereby women...

By London, UK
Economic crisis forces young Tunisians to migrate to Europe

Economic crisis forces young Tunisians to migrate to Europe

More than 20,000 Gen Zers from Tunisia tried crossing the Mediterranean Sea in 2022. Economic hardship and unemployment are major causes of European migration, as young people attempt to improve their lives. Tunisia has been facing economic crisis as inflation hit its highest record in more than 3 decades at 9% in 2022. According to the World Bank, the unemployment rate for young people aged 15 to 24 in the...

By Nairobi, Kenya