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SUNS # 8863 Monday 11 March 2019

Trade : Australia initiates dispute over India's support for sugarcane (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
Australia has initiated a WTO dispute over alleged support provided by India in favour of producers of sugarcane and s ugar and export subsidies that India provides for sugar and sugarcane.

United Nations : Was slavery the world's first human rights violation? (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
The United Nations, which diligently monitors human rights violations worldwide, believes that centuries-old sla very still exists worldwide - largely as human trafficking.

Environment : Island women take the lead in peatland restoration (PRIV)
(IPS, Leyte Island)
Eluminada Roca has li ved all her life next to the Leyte Sab-a Basin peatlands.

Opinion : Eight years on, Fukushima still poses health risks for children (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
On March 11, we commemorate the 8th anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

Opinion : Smart tech will work for women when fundamentals are in place (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Science and technology offer exciti ng pathways for rural women to tackle the challenges they face daily.

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