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Police arrest 19 people over FGM gang attacks on women in Uganda https://buff.ly/2FPQwoq ‘The arrests followed local media reports of more than 400 women, some as young as 12, being mutilated by force by local gangs in the past month.’ (Click here to read link article.)

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Openly gay Brazil congressman who has clashed with new President leaves job amid death threats https://buff.ly/2RQVQhO ‘Wyllys said decision to leave wasn’t because of Bolsonaro’s rise, but rather the climate of heated rhetoric + intensifying violence toward… LGBT community.’ (Click here to read link article.)

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Adoptee Deported by US Sues S Korea, Agency https://buff.ly/2RLebNf ‘Forcibly separated from wife, children and friends in US, he is isolated by language + culture, left alone to navigate this sprawling city he’s been expelled to four decades after being sent to adoptive parents’ (Click here to read link article.)

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Brazil’s Surfing Grandparents Enjoying Life https://buff.ly/2RektQt Retirement goals – live somewhere warm enough to surf. (Ignoring likelihood of retirement happening, given climate change, like recession(s), chance of pension, etc, etc.) (Click here to read link article.)

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My patient made racist remarks about me. I decided to do something about it https://buff.ly/2W6TJFb Great, thought provoking piece from @DrPunamKrishan for the @SocietyGuardian #BloodSweatTears series #NHS (Click here to read link article.)

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WHO: Migrants Do Not Bring Diseases Into Europe https://buff.ly/2FMT6Lc “A new report by the World Health Organization disputes a belief that refugees and migrants bring exotic communicable diseases into the European region.” (Click here to read link article.)

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Two’s company: the Irish app that finds you a pal for dinner https://buff.ly/2Wcuq4g App is aimed at business travellers – “It’s on a professional basis, it’s finding someone in the same industry or similar objectives to what you have – it’s LinkedIn for dining.” (Click here to read link article.)

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BBC News – Traveller is first from community in Ireland to receive PhD https://buff.ly/2QXey1M ‘Dr Joyce’s thesis examines how young travellers’ experiences in public and commercial urban spaces are shaped by their ethnicity and racism.’ Congratulations to her! (Click here to read link article.)

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Google Demanded That T-Mobile, Sprint Not Sell Google Fi Customers’ Location Data https://buff.ly/2QRymUv via @motherboard From a privacy/personal safety perspective this is disturbing. What about domestic abuse survivors trying to avoid ex-partners? (Click here to read link article.)

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From Couch Potato To Fitness Buff: How I Learned To Love Exercise https://buff.ly/2QQnp5g << Worth a read if you are contemplating becoming more active. So much counts as exercise and there's some interesting science links too. (Click here to read link article.)

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World’s thirst for fresh water is causing a big toxic problem https://buff.ly/2CqIoGD ‘Desalination plants around the world are producing enough brine waste to swamp … Florida with a foot of salty water every year…
much of the brine is being dumped untreated into the sea.’ (Click here to read link article.)

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Bare-handed surgeries as Zimbabwes health system collapses https://buff.ly/2Mb1Trb ‘Doctors describe grim conditions: Bare-handed surgeries. Plastic bread bags used to collect patients’ urine. Broken-down machines.’ (Click here to read link article.)

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