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Refugee charity turns to crypto with $1M donation from Ethereum’s founder and OmiseGo
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Refugee charity turns to crypto with $1M donation from Ethereum’s founder and OmiseGo

The crypto industry is often criticized from the outline for creating wealth that exists only in digital form, is unstable and driven by greed. That’s why a new charity initiative from top figures inside the Ethereum community might make a few non-believers sit up for a moment. GiveDirectly, a charity that provides no-strings-attached grants to…

Underage refugee girls are sold into prostitution in Uganda, local reports revealed
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Underage refugee girls are sold into prostitution in Uganda, local reports revealed

Refugee girls as young as 17 are being forced into prostitution in Uganda, a country that has experienced a historic influx of people fleeing violence, according to a gut-wrenching report in Uganda’s Daily Monitor. A secretive network of pimps operating in Uganda and spreading information about their business through word of mouth has been advertising refugee women…

Keeping refugee families apart, reuniting others next door
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Keeping refugee families apart, reuniting others next door

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Sitting in apartment complexes on opposite sides of town, the women — one a former shopkeeper from Somalia, the other a teacher from Bhutan — waited for children to come home. Only the teacher, Devi Gurung, was rewarded for her patience. On the landing outside an apartment decorated with Buddhist prayer…

Syrian refugee baby gets life-saving surgery, others wait
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Syrian refugee baby gets life-saving surgery, others wait

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Sara al-Matoura watched through a window as her one-year-old daughter's chest heaved up and down under a tangle of medical wires. The 22-year-old mother from the Syrian city of Homs hadn't eaten for a day and stayed up all night at a hospital in the Jordanian capital, Amman, holding her daughter,…