NEWS OF THE WORLD
Like Primark, the fashion industry's leading giants, from Inditex to New Look, have begun to halt their purchases in order to contain stock in the face of the evolution of the Covid-19 pandemic. Employers in emerging countries around the world, on which the global fashion industry bases its supply, are beginning to ask the large groups not to undo...
Doctors of the World has defended the role of teachers in preventing and fighting against female genital mutilation, as well as "interdisciplinary" work with schools, health centres and families to prevent anyone from amputating girls' right to be women.
The year 2020 marks 100 years since the birth of Isaac Asimov, considered one of the three great writers of world science fiction, along with Arthur C. Clarke and Robert Heinlein, and one of the most prodigious minds of the 20th century.
The current production systems only guarantee food for 6.7 billion people, some one billion less than the world's population. With the current formulas of sustainable production, the situation would worsen: only 45.3% would receive adequate food (2,355 calories per day).
The ban on alcoholic beverages in the United States marked 100 years since it went into effect, opening one of the most infamous chapters in U.S. history, that of the gangsters.
To address the pollution and traffic problems in Paris, Mathieu Gardies decided to launch an electric taxi company in 2009, but by 2015 he had failed, so he decided to go for hydrogen-powered cars and founded Hype, the first 100 percent hydrogen taxi fleet.
One in eight Christians in the world suffers persecution because of their faith, 260 million people. This is the figure that emerges from the Global Watch List 2020 of the NGO Open Doors, presented on January 15 at the Italian Chamber of Deputies.