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Marie A. Aug 5
Another faces of human beings… Every human matters! Being a human being is wonderful... We are lucky to a human...
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Marie A. Aug 1
Swiss National Holiday…!
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Marie A. Jul 30
Replying to @amfelicite
International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances,August 30 The feeling of insecurity generated by this practice is not limited to the close relatives of the disappeared, but also affects their communities and society as a whole
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Marie A. Jul 30
International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, August 30 Everyone can be affected (adults like children) Enforced disappearance has frequently been used as a strategy to spread terror within the society
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Marie A. Jul 19
Replying to @amfelicite
A day to remember and to pay a tribute to Bruce Lee (Born in San Francisco, November 27, 1940–Died in Hong Kong, July 20, 1973) Bruce Lee was a great and talented: •Artist, •Martial Art Actor, •Movie Star, •Film Director and Maker, •Poet, •Philosopher, •Teacher
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Marie A. Jul 19
Bruce Lee was a Founder of the Jeet Kune Do martial arts system Bruce Lee was an Author of Tao of Jeet Kune Do Tao of Jeet Kune Do is a book which’s expressing Bruce Lee's martial arts philosophy His quote : « Be water my friend »
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Marie A. Jun 17
Replying to @UNITAR @UN
World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought17June The Decay of the Land? Desertification: =degradation of land in arid, semi-arid,dry sub-humid areas =caused primarily by human activities and climatic variations =does not refer to the expansion of existing deserts
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Marie A. Jun 17
occurs because dryland ecosystems,which cover over one third of the world‘s land area,are extremely vulnerable to overexploitation and inappropriate land use Poverty,political instability,deforestation,overgrazing,bad irrigation practices...undermine the productivity of the land
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Marie A. Jun 16
Replying to @amfelicite
The 17 Sustainable Development Goals-SDGs =the world's best plan to build a better world for people and the planet by 2030 =Adopted by all UN Member States in 2015 =a call for action by all countries (poor,rich,middle-income) to promote prosperity while protecting the environment
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Marie A. Jun 16
SDGs: =recognize that ending poverty must go hand-in-hand with strategies that build economic growth and address a range of social needs including education, health, equality and job opportunities, while tackling climate change and working to preserve our ocean and forests
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Marie A. Jun 13
Replying to @WHO @UN and 3 others
International Albinism Awareness Day, June 13 Stigma,violence,physical attacks and discrimination against persons with albinism is unfortunately a global phenomenon Horrendous practices unfortunately continue today all around the world
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Marie A. Jun 13
Replying to @UN
International Albinism Awareness Day,June 13 Health and social challenges of People Living with Albinism On 26 March 2015,the United Nations Human Rights Council created the mandate of Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism
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Marie A. Jun 13
Causes? Many, including ignorance, longstanding stigma, poverty and most abhorrently,harmful practices emanating from manifestation of beliefs in witchcraft,and more horrible things The alarming reality is that these horrendous practices unfortunately continue today
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Marie A. Jun 13
Replying to @amfelicite
International Albinism Awareness Day Erroneous beliefs and myths, heavily influenced by superstition,put the security and lives of persons with albinism at constant risk These beliefs and myths are centuries old and are present in cultural attitudes and practices around the world
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Marie A. Jun 13
Replying to @amfelicite
International Albinism Awareness Day, June 13 People with albinism face multiple forms of discrimination worldwide Albinism is still profoundly misunderstood, socially and medically
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Marie A. Jun 13
Replying to @UN
International Albinism Awareness Day The physical appearance of persons with albinism is often the object of erroneous beliefs and myths influenced by superstition,which foster their marginalization and social exclusion This leads to various forms of stigma and discrimination
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Marie A. Jun 13
Persons with albinism should enjoy their right to health, which includes access to regular health checks, sunscreen, sunglasses and sun-protective clothing, but,in a significant number of countries,these life-saving means are unavailable or inaccessible to them
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Marie A. Jun 13
Replying to @amfelicite
The condition is much more prevalent in sub-Saharan Africa, with estimates of 1 in 1,400 people being affected in Tanzania and prevalence as high as 1 in 1,000 reported for select populations in Zimbabwe and for other specific ethnic groups in Southern Africa
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Marie A. Jun 13
Replying to @UN_Women @UN and 2 others
International Albinism Awareness Day, June 13 While numbers vary, it is estimated that in North America and Europe 1 in every 17,000 to 20,000 people have some form of albinism
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Marie A. Jun 13
Replying to @amfelicite
International Albinism Awareness Day, June 13 The condition is found in both sexes regardless of ethnicity and in all countries of the world Albinism results in a lack of pigmentation (melanin) in the hair, skin and eyes, causing vulnerability to the sun and bright light
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