Daily Archives: October 3, 2020

Cameroon: Millions of Girls at Risk for Cervical Cancer as Parents Reject HPV Vaccination

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON – Cameroon says more than 9 million girls aged 9 and above risk developing cervical cancer because their parents have been convinced the human papillomavirus, or HPV, vaccine makes their daughters sterile. Some communities that had accepted the …

UN Expert: Somalia Backtracking on Human Rights Commitments

GENEVA – A U.N. human rights investigator is expressing concern about possible regression by Somali authorities from their adherence to international human rights law. The concerns are amplified in a report submitted to the U.N. Human Rights Council by the …