Workers at a factory in Dhaka producing clothes for international brands. Bangladesh is the world’s second-largest garment producer after China. Its $30 billion industry employs an estimated 4 million people, 80 percent of them women. Unions have been demanding living wages and better working conditions.
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A major humanitarian crisis continues to grip Africa’s Lake Chad basin, where violence and destruction have caused huge population displacements, left hundreds of thousands of children trapped behind conflict lines and led to a dramatic increase in malnutrition.
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