Here is Bamyan, Hazaristan. The Hazara still face systematic crimes such as discrimination by the Pashtunist government and genocide by terrorist groups including Pashtun Taliban, Kuchi and Daesh. In March 2001, Pashtun Taliban destroyed the ancient Buddha sculptures of Bamyan which were principal symbols of Hazara history and culture, and one of the most popular masterpieces of the oral and intangible heritage of humanity. However, the Hazara try their best to preserve their colorful (...)
MDGs: Focus switches to inequality
Wednesday 29 September 2010
NAIROBI Friday, September 24, 2010 (IRIN) - In Kenya, minority ethnic groups risk lower immunization levels and higher under-five mortality rates. Among the Mijikenda/Swahili, for example, 27 percent of births have a skilled attendant present, against 71 percent among the Kikuyu. In Latin America, children of indigenous origin are more likely to be undernourished – by between 1.6 and 2.5 times – than children of non-indigenous origin. These are just some of the examples of social exclusion and how it limits universal achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
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