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________ humanitarian news and analysis UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Table of contents <#1>1. GLOBAL: The worst places to be a mother <#2>2. AFRICA: MPs push for continent-wide FGM/C ban <#3>3. PHOTOGALLERY: Haiti - Focus on the elderly <#4>4. GUINEA-BISSAU: Security sector reform hangs in the balance <http://www.IRINnews.org/report.aspx?Reportid=89009>GLOBAL: The worst places to be a mother DAKAR, 4 May 2010 (IRIN) - Eight of the bottom 10-ranked countries in Save the Children?s annual Mothers Index, which ranks the best and worst places to be a mother, are in sub-Saharan Africa, says the NGO. <http://www.IRINnews.org/Report.aspx?Reportid=89009>full report <http://www.IRINnews.org/report.aspx?Reportid=89028>AFRICA: MPs push for continent-wide FGM/C ban DAKAR, 5 May 2010 (IRIN) - Parliamentarians from all over Africa are pushing for a continent-wide ban on female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) and are calling on the UN to pass a General Assembly resolution appealing for a global FGM/C ban, as it violates human rights, they say. <http://www.IRINnews.org/Report.aspx?Reportid=89028>full report <http://www.IRINnews.org/report.aspx?Reportid=89053> PHOTOGALLERY: Haiti - Focus on the elderly PORT-AU-PRINCE, 7 May 2010 (IRIN) - More than three months after the earthquake, aid workers say elderly people in Haiti are not receiving the attention they need. HelpAge International says special attention must be paid to older people - not just to their health needs but also to the unique contribution they could make to the relief effort and societ [This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations] Services: <http://www.irinnews.org/IRIN-Africa.aspx> Africa | <http://www.irinnews.org/IRIN-Asia.aspx> Asia | <http://www.irinnews.org/IRIN-ME.aspx> Middle East | <http://www.plusnews.org/>PlusNews | <http://www.irinnews.org/filmtv.aspx>Film & TV | <http://www.irinnews.org/photo.aspx> Photo | <http://www.irinnews.org/radio.aspx>Radio | <http://www.irinnews.org/report.aspx?ReportID=79290>Live news map | <http://www.irinnews.org/interviews.aspx>Interviews | <http://www.irinnews.org/subscriberlogin.aspx>Free subscription <http://www.irinnews.org/websitefeedback.aspx>Feedback | <http://www.irinnews.org/copyright.aspx>IRIN Terms & Conditions | <http://www.irinnews.org/RSS.aspx> <http://www.irinnews.org/RSS.aspx> News Feeds | <http://www.irinnews.org/about.aspx>About IRIN | <http://www.irinnews.org/jobs.aspx>Jobs | <http://www.irinnews.org/donors.aspx>Donors Copyright © IRIN 2010. All rights reserved. This material comes to you via IRIN, the humanitarian news and analysis service of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. The opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the United Nations or its Member States. The boundaries, names and designations used on maps on this site do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the UN. Republication is subject to terms and conditions as set out in the <http://www.irinnews.org/copyright.aspx>IRIN copyright page.