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    World Menstrual Hygiene Day: The challenges of managing your period when you live in the Pacific
     28 May 2018
    For ni-Vanuatu women and girls, managing their menstrual cycles can be a challenging task, complicated by little education on the subject, the high price of sanitary pads and poorly maintained toilets. But Mamma's Laef is doing their bit to help, making r
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    United Nations admits #MeToo but critics say it's not doing enough to address sexual harassment
    28 May: The United Nations is now grappling with cases of sexual harassment within its own ranks, but questions are being raised about the way it handles allegations within its agencies.... more
    Thai Buddhist monks' health suffering from sugary drinks
    28 May: The daily afternoon fasting of Thai Buddhist monks is making them fat, thanks largely to modern sugary drinks, says a leading nutritionist.... more
    Medical bills: How out-of-pocket costs can get out of control
    28 May: Medical "gap" costs are a huge issue in the private health sector. Why do some of us end up hundreds or sometimes thousands of dollars out of pocket?... more
    Sesame Street sues R-rated muppet movie, The Happytime Murders, for tarnishing good name
    27 May: The makers of Sesame Street are suing the producers of The Happytime Murders, an R-rated muppet film starring Melissa McCarthy, for misusing and tarnishing their wholesome brand.... more
    Two members of the NZ Defence Force have been injured in attacks in New Caledonia this weekend
    27 May: Two members of the NZ Defence Force have been injured in attacks in New Caledonia this weekend... more
    The art of fake news: The Indonesian artist fooling the world with his photos
    27 May: Indonesian photographer Agan Harahap's digitally manipulated images lampoon celebrity obsession, and highlight the country's growing fake news problem.... more
    Ireland abortion referendum: What happens next after yes vote?
    27 May: With Ireland voting overwhelming to repeal the ban on abortion, the question now turns to what will happen next?... more
    'Hide them in caves and cellars': How Churchill's demand put Britain's art treasures underground
    27 May: When things weren't looking good for allied forces in 1940, the English refused to ship treasures overseas for safekeeping and instead turned a disused mine into a safe haven for paintings.... more
    What's the best way to support someone after pregnancy loss? Here's what you told us
    27 May: It's common, and yet barely spoken about. So we asked you: what do you wish people had said or done to help you feel supported after pregnancy loss?... more

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     12 May: Pony dumped in grandmother's backyard after 13-year-old girl responds to online ad +++++++++++++++
     15 May: Vietnamese hackers trigger software trap after Australian sale of newspaper in Cambodia +++++++++++++

     International NewsLinks
      28 May: Rugby: ex-international john leslie offering free workshops to junior coaches in hawke's bay (NZ Herald)
      28 May: Sport: tonga league coach calls on more support from nrl, rlif (RadioNZ)
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      27 May: 'slavery on an industrial scale' in fishing industry (RadioNZ)
      27 May: Pavlyuchenkova labors past cibulkova to win at strasbourg (NZ Herald)
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