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SUNS # 9110 Wednesday 29 April 2020
 
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COVID-19 : All-of-government, whole-of-society involvement needed (PRIV)
(IPS, Sydney/Kuala Lumpur)
Sydney/Kuala Lumpur, 28 Apr (IPS/Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram*) -- The Covid-19 pandemic is now widely considered more threatening than any other recent viral epidemic. Most believe that many more have been infected or even died than officially confirmed.

Opinion : SDGs - the challenge to improve lives after COVID-19 crisis (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
The SDGs, with their universal scope, interlinked nature and focus on leaving no one behind will be more essential than ever during and after this crisis.

Russia : Ensuring sex workers' rights essential for wider gender equality (PRIV)
(IPS, Bratislava)
Despite seeing a shift in attitudes towards them in recent years, Russian sex workers say they continue to struggle with marginalisation and criminalisation which poses a danger to them and the wider public.

Opinion : As COVID-19 spreads, no journalist should be sidelined in prison (PRIV)
(IPS, Washington DC)
In 2014 my husband and I were arrested in my native country, Iran, for the crime of working as journalists. I spent 72 days in Tehran's notorious Evin prison, all of them in solitary confinement.


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