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Google should have known better!
An Associated Press piece in The Guardian newspaper (“YouTube fined $170m for collecting children’s personal data”, 4 September 2019) notes a serious violation of children’s right to privacy:
“Google’s video site YouTube has been fined $170m to settle allegations it collected children’s personal data...
On International Literacy Day,
Saturday, September 8, WACC calls attention to the digital divide that
excludes billions of people around the world – including Indigenous
people and linguistic minorities – from accessing and distributing information through digital communication platforms.
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, One Year Projects
An Indigenous community radio station in El Estor,
Guatemala, is taking a more active role in covering allegations of human
rights abuses involving extractive industries in their municipality, an
offshoot of a one-year project that included crafting a strategic plan
that emphasizes community participation, Indigenous rights, and women’s
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Not everyone is familiar with climate change.
A new survey released by Afrobarometer paints a bleak picture of how agriculture conditions are worsening due to higher temperatures, delayed rainfall, and crop failure. Crucially, among some people, it also identifies little or no knowledge about climate change itself.
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, WACC Africa
An average of 80,000 people are displaced from their homes each year in
Kenya, but local media hardly pay attention to their plight, says a
WACC-supported media monitoring study....
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, WACC Europe
It began with a simple idea of bringing together religious television
broadcasters to promote ecumenical and international co-operation and
give greater visibility to their programmes. ...