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Tarana Burke à la conférence Women Deliver 2019. Selon la fondatrice de MeToo, il y a du pouvoir dans le fait de choisir à qui et comment on dévoile une agression sexuelle. https://www.flickr.com/photos/womendeliver/

Doit-on absolument dénoncer publiquement une agression sexuelle?

Selon Tarana Burke, il y a du pouvoir dans le fait de choisir à qui et comment on dévoile une expérience traumatique aussi intime qu'une agression sexuelle.
Une femme, membre du conseil autochtone maya chorti, vient de voter à Laguna Cayur, Chiquimula .Le premier tour des présidentielles au Guatemala laissent entrevoir peu de changements dans ce pays corrompu. Sauf l'arrivée remarquée d'une candidate autochtone, qui suscite de l'espoir. Norma Sancir

Élections au Guatemala : corruption, impunité… et une candidate qui incarne l'espoir

Le premier tour des présidentielles au Guatemala laissent entrevoir peu de changements dans ce pays corrompu. Sauf l'arrivée remarquée d'une candidate autochtone, qui suscite de l'espoir.
Zambia’s daliance with cigarette manufacturing is a cautionary tale for other African countries. Shutterstock

Cautionary tale of tax incentives for cigarette makers from Zambia

As Zambia's case study shows, the benefits of boosting investment in cigarette manufacturing run the risk of being wiped out by the health and economic development costs of increasing smoking.
U.S. President Donald Trump, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexico’s President Enrique Pena Nieto hold a news conference before signing the USMCA. The deal, if passed into law, poses dangers to public health. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

The new NAFTA’s assault on public health

The collective public health of Canada, the United States and Mexico will take a hit if the new NAFTA becomes law.
The Padma Bridge Project in Bangladesh is seen in this February 2018 photograph. SNC-Lavalin was accused of bribing officials in the construction of the bridge, though charges were later dropped. Md Shaifuzzaman Ayon

Canada’s SNC-Lavalin decisions affect people in the world’s poorest countries

Promoting Canadian jobs is part of any government’s political mandate, but so too is the responsibility of ensuring that Canadian businesses are not supporting or condoning corruption abroad.
Penggunaan gadget dengan intensitas rendah lebih baik untuk anak-anak. shutterstock.com

Mengapa waktu bermain gadget untuk anak dan remaja harus dibatasi?

Pakar memperingatkan bahwa waktu penggunaan gadget yang berlebihan meningkatkan risiko obesitas, kebugaran fisik yang rendah, kecemasan dan depresi.
Venezuelan President Maduro gestures to military leaders to keep their eyes open following a news conference at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

The Venezuelan army’s staunch loyalty to an illegitimate dictator

Venezuela's military is an armed political actor with a gun to the head of a society that is urgently demanding a return to democracy.
In 2017, Saskatchewan’s auditor general showed that a private pay MRI program actually increased wait times for scans rather than the promised reduction. Here, an MRI machine is prepared at Toronto’s Sunnybrook Hospital on May 1, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Why private, for-profit health care is a terrible idea

A two-tier, for-profit health-care system will not end "hallway medicine" in Ontario or elsewhere; evidence from around the world shows that private payment increases wait times for the majority.
On observe un effet placebo lorsqu’un individu présente des améliorations de ses symptômes suite à la prise d’une substance qui n’a aucun effet pharmacologique prévisible. Mais les médecins doivent-ils en prescrire? Shutterstock

Les médecins devraient-ils prescrire des placebos ?

On observe un effet placebo lorsqu’un individu présente des améliorations de ses symptômes suite à la prise d’une substance qui n’a aucun effet pharmacologique prévisible. Mais doit-on en prescrire?
Ketika media menggambarkan kegiatan mendonasikan sperma melalui situs sebagai sesuatu yang berlebihan, sebuah penelitian menunjukkan alasan para pria yang melakukan hal ini karena mereka ingin membantu orang lain. www.shutterstock.com

Inilah cerita para pria yang sumbangkan sperma mereka melalui Facebook

Situs untuk donasi sperma adalah Uber-nya atay Airbnb-nya dunia kesuburan. Namun mengapa mereka sangat populer? Penelitian terbaru mengungkap mengapa beberapa pria mendonasikan sperma mereka.
Easy access to government documents is essential to a healthy democracy. As a federal election approaches, Canada needs to do better. (Shutterstock)

With election ahead, we need to make public records truly public

As a Canadian federal election year dawns, an alternative approach to freedom-of-information legislation is an urgent need.

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