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Pacific

“Explaining what’s wrong with the shark cull debate”

Sharks are not rare in the waters of Western Australia but the debate about how to deal with them has grown to unusual proportions, writes Jake Elson, 20, a Correspondent from Bunbury in Australia, w... Read more

17.09.14

Americas & Caribbean

“Campaigns and hope aim at ending harassment”

Harassment is an unwanted problem for women around the world, writes Leigh-Ann Worrell, 27, a Commonwealth Correspondent from St. Thomas, but activists are increasingly working to raise awareness abo... Read more

17.09.14

Asia

“A tourist expedition to Pakistan’s Fairy Meadows”

Pakistan has tourism potential for nature and adventure enthusiasts, writes Isar Nazir, 23, a Correspondent from Jhang in Pakistan, who tackled challenging trails to reach the spectacular beauty of mo... Read more

17.09.14

Americas & Caribbean

“Thrift shopping – a day for a real bargain, eh!”

Shopping at second hand stores can mean bargains and adventure, writes Harnoor Gill, 16, a Correspondent from Georgetown in Canada, but it also means supporting charities that operate thrift shops and... Read more

14.09.14

Asia

“Balancing the roles between men and women”

“Come, let’s discuss men!” encourages Naaz Fahmida, 27, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Bangladesh, who states that both sexes need to acknowledge their roles in the perpetuation of how s... Read more

14.09.14

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AMERICAS & CARIBBEAN

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EUROPE

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PACIFIC

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