By Katy Daigle and Binaj Gurubacharya Associated Press KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — As the death toll from Nepal’s devastating earthquake climbed past 4,000, aid workers and officials in remote, shattered villages near the epicenter pleaded Monday for food, shelter and medicine. Help poured in after Saturday’s magnitude-7.8 quake, with countries large and small sending medical […]
In the world today, about 27 million people are trafficked for prostitution and forced labor. According to recent studies in Ghana alone, about 20 percent of children are engaged in child labor, most of who are captured by Ghanaian fishermen coming from the North Atlantic Ocean. Recently, it was reported that girls from Ghana have been found in Russia living as prostitutes …
Northwest Asian Weekly’s Diversity Makes a Difference scholarship program celebrates young people who are committed to reaching out across cultural lines. Students are nominated by their school as being champions of diversity.
Gov. Chris Gregoire is reminding Washingtonians to remember those suffering from recent earthquakes in the Asia Pacific region, and she is encouraging all Washingtonians to help support relief efforts that are still underway.
International Community Health Services (ICHS) staff members Odelia Wang and Nai Saephan see true diversity every day, both in the cultural backgrounds of their patients and their individual medical needs.