VOA News: Social Issues Fri, 28 Aug 2009 19:38:27 -0400 http://www.voanews.com/ Up to the minute news from Voice of America Senator Kennedy's Legacy Includes Major Influence on US Foreign Policy Fri, 28 Aug 2009 19:38:27 +0200 Fri, 28 Aug 2009 19:38:27 -0400 Fri, 28 Aug 2009 19:38:27 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-28-voa52.cfm?rss=social issues Kennedy was strong voice for ending America's war in Vietnam, a major force leading US anti-apartheid movement, and champion of refugees worldwide "www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-28-voa52.cfm?RSS=Social Issues" IOM Opens Labor Migration Center in South Africa for Migrants from Zimbabwe Fri, 28 Aug 2009 15:40:00 +0200 Fri, 28 Aug 2009 15:40:00 -0400 Fri, 28 Aug 2009 15:40:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-28-voa53.cfm?rss=social issues International Organization for Migration says center aims to promote safe, orderly labor migration between both countries "www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-28-voa53.cfm?RSS=Social Issues" UN Decries Greek Detention of Unaccompanied Child Asylum Seekers Sat, 29 Aug 2009 10:06:00 +0200 Sat, 29 Aug 2009 10:06:00 -0400 Sat, 29 Aug 2009 10:06:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-29-voa16.cfm?rss=social issues Refugee agency says children are living in appalling conditions at detention center on island of Lesvos "www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-29-voa16.cfm?RSS=Social Issues" Study Probes Racial Tension Between Hurricane Katrina Evacuees and Houston Community Mon, 31 Aug 2009 20:58:25 +0200 Mon, 31 Aug 2009 20:58:25 -0400 Mon, 31 Aug 2009 20:58:25 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-31-voa41.cfm?rss=social issues New study shows that many Houstonians resented newcomers from New Orleans "www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-31-voa41.cfm?RSS=Social Issues" UN: World Recession Raising Malnutrition, Death Rates Tue, 01 Sep 2009 13:47:54 +0200 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 13:47:54 -0400 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 13:47:54 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-01-voa17.cfm?rss=social issues UNICEF says economic recession is especially hurting children, poor people in developing world "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-01-voa17.cfm?RSS=Social Issues" 'Sesame Street' to Combat Swine Flu Tue, 01 Sep 2009 15:53:15 +0200 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 15:53:15 -0400 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 15:53:15 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-01-voa27.cfm?rss=social issues US government enlists popular children's show for health campaign designed to battle likely swine flu resurgence "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-01-voa27.cfm?RSS=Social Issues" Gay Marriages Begin in Vermont Tue, 01 Sep 2009 18:08:57 +0200 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 18:08:57 -0400 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 18:08:57 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-01-voa36.cfm?rss=social issues Vermont authorized gay marriage after state lawmakers overrode governor's veto; it becomes first state to approve gay marriage through legislation and not a court ruling "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-01-voa36.cfm?RSS=Social Issues" People Under 30 Think Older People Have Better Values, Poll Shows Wed, 02 Sep 2009 14:43:55 +0200 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 14:43:55 -0400 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 14:43:55 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/americanlife/2009-09-02-voa26.cfm?rss=social issues Examining the generation gap 40 years after Woodstock "www.voanews.com/english/AmericanLife/2009-09-02-voa26.cfm?RSS=Social Issues" Garbage Dump Philanthropist Helps Thousands in Philippines Escape Poverty Wed, 02 Sep 2009 18:36:33 +0200 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 18:36:33 -0400 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 18:36:33 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa53.cfm?rss=social issues Charity offers education, food and hope for garbage scavengers "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa53.cfm?RSS=Social Issues" South African Group Fuses African, Western Music Thu, 03 Sep 2009 15:47:46 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 15:47:46 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 15:47:46 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/2009-09-03-voa35.cfm?rss=social issues Gang of Instrumentals wants to get rid of segregation in popular music. "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/2009-09-03-voa35.cfm?RSS=Social Issues"