Many Sudanese people displaced by fighting say that, with inflation driving price rises, a DfID-backed initiative to replace goods with e-cash is not working
Zeinab Mohammed Salih in Darfur
The UN World Food Programme is offering electronic vouchers instead of food aid to some displaced people in Sudan’s Darfur region but, despite the success of vouchers elsewhere in Sudan, some Darfuri recipients claim the scheme leaves them worse off because high inflation keeps food prices rising.
Hundreds of migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh are being held in a Malaysian detention centre – despite nominally being freed 12 months ago
Patrick Kingsley Migration correspondent
Hundreds of trafficking victims from Myanmar and Bangladesh remain detained in Malaysia a year after being rescued from near-certain death at sea during the Asian migration crisis.
By Tewodros Melesse, director general of the International Planned Parenthood Federation
Women are 14 times more likely to die than men in a crisis. We are calling on the world humanitarian summit to prioritise reproductive healthcare
As the Women Deliver conference starts in Copenhagen, the UN agency responsible for reducing global maternal mortality faces a £98m shortfall
By Liz Ford
The UN agency responsible for ending deaths in childbirth is facing a $140m (£98m) shortfall in its budget this year, putting the lives of tens of thousands of women at risk.
By Clár Ní Chonghaile
Reconciliation, hope and forgiveness are key subjects in CAR as teachers attempt to instil in their pupils the value of knowledge in a violent country
"You are going to become the champions of the Central African Republic. Hang on! The journey is about to begin."