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years on the syrians still feel down for even those who managed to escape their countries haven't truly been able to escape the world. and die from studio fourteen here at al-jazeera headquarters in doha to bowl welcome to the news great the eyes of the world on russia as arguably the biggest sporting event on the planet football's world cup begins in moscow the whole search taking on the opening match will have a live report on the excitement on and off the page and take a look at the social and political issues around the tournaments also on the grid staunchly catholic argentina is one step closer to legalizing abortion the lower house of parliament has spots of baled that would allow women to terminate their
pregnancies in the first fourteen weeks not the text go through the senate for a much bigger battle we have a live report from buenos aires and leave no girl behind a new campaign aimed at ending discrimination in education against pregnant girls and teenage mothers across africa tens of thousands of them are denied in discouraged from going to school and explore its social taboos can be overcome. year after london tower fire tributes are pouring in from the victims and there are questions as to why so many survivors are still living in temporary homes share your thoughts with us throughout the show using the hashtag. you are with the news great live on air and streaming online three you tube facebook live and at al-jazeera dot com thank you for joining us it's been nearly eight years since russia was awarded the right to hold twenty. for world cup and
the tournaments fans from around the world have been so eagerly anticipating has just kicked off in moscow the host nation are taking on saudi arabia in the opening match and over the next months thirty two teens from panama to senegal sweden to japan will compete for football's top prize it's also an opportunity for russia to showcase what it calls its unique culture to the world after a series of political controversies in recent years we're covering this from all sides our sports resent attack amazon chaz is standing by with the latest on the pitch but for us to our correspondent rory chalons who joins us live from moscow rory so this is a big deal for russia tell us about the excitement and what russia is hoping to get out of this tournaments. well yeah i've been out on the streets of moscow over the last couple of days we've been down having a look around red square and the surrounding area and it is in many ways a city absolutely transforms there are people from all over the world who are here
there is a jubilant atmosphere right now in this city and it's exciting to behold it always is for world cups as now that's what this is all about it's a party for football and it's a party that kind of helps countries work on their international image so for russia this is basically about three things this is about trying to convince other countries around the world countries that may not think favorably of russia at the moment that actually it does have something to offer it's also about trying to give the best possible experience for those who have come here to try and convince them that russia is a country that they might want to come back to and of course there's a domestic platform that's being worked on here this is of let me a putin basically giving a gift to russians saying to them that they can be proud of something and that they
are important a world stage it's a soft power tool the world cup it's an expensive one but it's one that's been used time and time again by countries who would like to give their international and domestic image a little bit of a boost and russia's turn has come. all right thank you for that rory chalons live for us in moscow let's not bring in our sports presenter tatiana sanchez for all the action on the pitch the first game has just started russia versus saudi arabia must admit tatiana it's hard to get super excited about this opening match because these teams are not the best to be said absolutely in a lot of people are saying the same thing and you've got to have the lowest teams in the competition playing the opening game russia being the lowest saudi arabia being the second lowest saudi arabia actually the last time they want to game is back in one thousand nine hundred four against belgium is i fully will see how that game unfolds at the moment is no no so the eye opening world cup match between
russia and saudi arabia under way of course earlier these were the scenes in the russian capital fund from eight of the thirty two participating countries there in the world's largest country and there will be supporters from other countries that also travel simply to take in the football or sports correspondent lee wellings is in moscow and joins us now live what does it mean to a country like russia to be hosting the world cup. i always mane so much to the people of the host nation you go back through recent world cup soccer is in brazil covering it for years and the people there were just so pleased that it was back there of course south africa before that and so i want to be russia it's absolutely no different rory was talking about the effect it has on the people of a nation and also the image of a nation it's time for the people it's time for the fans that they want their team to succeed they won't russia so far even though it's of course not
a particularly strong russian saying the excitement that's been generated away the russians will spike and so desperate for that same to win and they are just so pleased that people are coming here are not generally i am going to use the word party a lot of the funds that have that have come here have been the policy mode and the russians have embraced just one side much for them to actually have a positive now that the football fest was actually started and the politics is stopped well i mentioned earlier wrongly that the world cup is the biggest event in the wild out about actually come about. has been on since nineteen thirty. not just football fans but the effect it has on a nation when the team succeeds you look at costa rica four years ago when expecting to achieve much when all the whites the calls of foreigners in daily won the there were tens of thousands of costa ricans who just couldn't believe what was happening in the excitement that was being generated and then you go to nations
didn't do quite as well as that but there was so much euphoria around that seems victories over even just any positive result we've drawn that was like the united states it just is there's something about a world cup the course a magical feel because football is the number one sport to the world by by quite a distance but it's become a business sadly in many ways but that's partly because people of color its allies on the pure and simple appeal it has now the only thing you can compare it so is the limpid guidelines and there are some disadvantages that nations have around an under lympics some sports like elite sports other sports people have no interest in playing so you can't win a gold medal in a sport that doesn't apply everybody seems to apply for pleasant body theoretically has a child they follow fancy themselves are the best friends in the world and that's why a world cup they actually thought could be such a magical experience and fifa know that and i capitalize on that with politics it's supposed to be the people's going thank you very much they will see how the opening
match of the world cup and thanks for joining us there have been a lot of tweets about the world cup i'm michel phone all of them with you while the number five tennis player croatian marin challenge tweeted this happy fifa world cup twenty eighteen everyone i know who all be cheering for him here racing for his tag team challenge famous pop singer robbie williams as one of the performers at the opening ceremony in moscow tommy hey kelly loved hearing his favorite songs from back in the old days and no doubt some of the teams will be hoping to replicate their form from the old days as well to ninety eight tweeted this picture of the actual world cup trade. she says she has guessed bombs and talks of the fantasy might have if your country didn't qualify now that fast march that's just kicked off is between the house of course and saudi arabia they'll be joined there by two time champions year acquire and egypt in group a p to stem it takes a closer look at the quartet for us group a is made up of hosts russia egypt
saudi arabia and europe boy russia will make the eleventh world cup appearance seven of those whereas the soviet union including in one thousand nine hundred sixty six when they finished fourth saudi arabia preparing for their first world cup appearance since two thousand and six at that point they competed in four successive world cups and in ninety four they reached the last sixteen egypt have won a record seven african titles but they're making just a third appearance at a world cup is this performer he's called seventy one percent of the goals in qualification although the team are sweating over his fitness and the last member of group a is europe why they are the smallest country by population to have ever won the world cup which they've done twice the last time was back in one thousand nine hundred fifty i get in touch with us and throughout the world cup with your thoughts using the hash tag eight a nice grade that is all this ball for me for now i hand you back to folly and tatiana thank you very much for that now joining us for more about the world cup
and this saucy ology behind it let's speak to pedro candy as a sports editor at espresso newspaper is via skype from portuguese capital lisbon thank you so much for taking the time to speak to us i know you're watching the game there tell us about what makes the world cup such an exciting tournaments such a universal tournaments around the world why is it described as a turnaround conceived as a bridge between worlds. well it's not only world cup i think it's football in general you know because football is a. very simple game and i think pretty much everyone understands it you just have to put the ball in the side of the hole so it's pretty simple and that has a very global appeal and so people have a common issue to discuss about it's people come together to discuss it. or people's sport that creates a lot of heroes you know like get from bangladesh or a guy say from your can roots who are messi or ronaldo or both and they have no
quarrel about it so they talk about it the discuss it because they both understand the game so yes it brings people together and the world cup is the biggest venue of it so even countries that don't get along not only people that count countries that don't get along with each other they play the game i remember for instance in ninety ninety eight i think is the most politically charged game every world cup u.s. played against iran and people said perhaps there could be a problem but there was no problem between them so your players they took full of photos together. in the beginning of the game so in there are also other games like after the falkland war war there was also game between argentina and england it was a very politically charged game even mother going to was very political about it in general i did you know one to one with get a famous school and it got from out of the ana and there was no problem getting the country so it's nice to have a pause if you countries that don't get along and think and they don't want people
to to to to to to enjoy the game yet it's interesting that you talk about the politics because indeed they have been a lot of politics involved in the game in recent years but what does it mean what has the game come to mean where it's played does it have the same meaning in a country let's say like cameroon or nigeria and elsewhere in the united states when since you mentioned america it's not as popular it seems in america as it is elsewhere that have the same meaning everywhere. well i think america is going to say it's it's an island a big island let's say in the world because it's the only country where football as an dimmers as the main sport you know. pretty much everywhere else or or all going to australia. or the football is the main sport i think of all the americans a little bit of resistance and they also where there are national sports like baseball or basketball or even football there football and they prefer it into the
others because they have big leagues to be country but i think everyone else everyone has their own google is the main sport right of peoples and it's very very simple interpol understand it and people enjoy it but yet it's ok if this crowd as a religion in some countries i just want to come back to the politics a bit pedro and ask you whether there is a political benefit in hosting the well cap. well it gives you a side of the country that you usually want to do to show the world's say if you're this case in russia where things are not yet clear crystal crystal clear the politics. of the country and is this so in this case the government used that to favored third and so you have to show. an image of yourself that it's better than probably the real thing i think that's what happening also it will happen also in qatar in the in the in the in the following i will go and i think it also happens
with all these money that is being injected in clubs like that that come from middle east say like bipartisanship money it's a jump political game so you can do sport you can use football to show a different side of your country so you can have a little bit more of a diplomatic relationships because if you see if you if you are a country that brings together world cup has a lot of countries a lot of different sensibilities a lot of different points of views religion political whatever if you will is that at that event you show to the world where ok so i'm not that uptight or i'm not that dramatic where i'm not that drastic i'm only a country like other countries that love football so let's bruce willis' at bringing together and and so it's inside of. all right thank you so much for speaking to us pedro candies we're going to let you go back to the match between
russia and saudi arabia thank you so much for joining us here on the news great now of course always you need to know about the world cup culture on our website a world cup competition on our website at al-jazeera dot com who's there who's missing out all the scores the very latest on the oh so tests you woke up knowledge by taking this quiz on al-jazeera dot com how big a football fan are you i must say i took it in the disco very well try again in a little while that's all at al-jazeera dot com and don't forget if you want to comment on this and other stories that we're covering on the news great today connects with us on facebook at facebook dot com slash al-jazeera on twitter our handle is at a.j. english or use the hashtag agent news great and we're also on whatsapp or telegram at past nine seven four five a one chip a one four nine now on to other world news in a prominent kashmiri journalist has been shot dead in srinagar the capital of indian administered kashmir gunmen opened fire on she john kerry outside his office because he was under police protection since an attack on him back in two thousand
he had welcomed the indian government's announcement of a seaside during the muslim holy month of ramadan and was one of the main contributors to several peace conferences meanwhile the un human rights chief is calling for an international investigation into possible wide file ations in kashmir hussein says people in the region which is divided between india and pakistan have faced abuse over the last two years victoria gate and he has the details. in indian administrate kashmir soldiers a combing the area for separatist fighters who they say shot and killed their colleague last week. it's the latest military operation in a dispute that's lasted more than seventy years and twice ended in war. during the last two years the un has investigated allegations of human rights abuses in kashmir and found fault on both sides. of the un human rights chief ziad rad how hussein says india has used excessive force in response to anti india
protests and accuses pakistan of misusing its anti terror legislation to quash dissent now he's calling for an investigation into allegations mass graves have been found in the kashmir valley this report is the first issued by the un on the human rights situation in. pakistan administered kashmir details rights violations and abuses on both sides of the line of control and it highlights a situation of chronic impunity for violations committed by security forces. pakistan says it welcomes the un's proposal for an international inquiry into human rights abuses fatah spokesman for the indian ministry of external affairs said in a statement india rejects the report it is fallacious tendentious and motivated would question the intent in bringing out such
a report. the un human rights chief says he met with representatives of both governments when there was an increase in violence in july twenty sixth that was triggered by the death of rebel leader. neither government agreed to the un's request for unconditional access to kashmir so the un began remote monitoring of the region that ended a few months ago and the final report makes uncomfortable reading for both india and pakistan. victoria gate and be out there. well for more on this list speak to tire abdullah who's a pakistani human rights activist she is live from lahore in pakistan thank you very much for speaking to us india not surprisingly has rejected this un report which calls for justice for victims on both sides of the so-called line of conflict what is your reaction first to these findings by the u.n. are they reflective of the situation on the ground indeed i absolutely
agree with everything that the united nations has said and in fact i think the united nations report the human rights council report strives to be very fair and balanced things may not even be that fair and balanced there can be no moral equivalence here saw if if this is if they want to be a little bit you know trying to be not too much seen to be going against one country as opposed to another country that's fine but those people who are allowed to visit both parts of me which are bought under occupation who do see that there is a need to open up both sides of fresh meat from both lines one side of the line of control open it to unfettered under stick to access which is not happening right now right well talk to us about the violations in pakistan administered kashmir we often don't hear reports coming out from not side how are they different from
what's happening on the indian side. i think it is not a question of of. hindu or soldiers killing muslim push midis in indian occupied kashmir in pakistani occupied kashmir and please note my choice of words because normally in pakistan it is said to be indian occupied kashmir as opposed to pakistani administered gets me but for me it's both sites occupying me because neither is not considered to be an entity in its own right and for me that is a very important distinction to make which is not generally made either by the government of pakistan or by the government of india that media is an independent separate entity and we must not talk about pakistani administered kashmir and indian administered kashmir because media is for the midis and if we really want a solution to the rock problem of push me which has festered for seventy one years now it is due to make that negotiation table not a rectangular table or
a square table it must be a triangular table and the media is themselves must be part of the negotiations and that is where i find the problems arising in pakistani part of me it is that there is no free access where is the freedom of the media where the pakistani media or international news yet media or human rights defenders to be allowed unfettered access to all parts of the territory thank you very much for speaking to us and sharing your views here abdul a pakistani human rights activist joining us there from lahore i want to point you to this excellent documentary by a team at one o one s which will help you better understand what's happening in kashmir it all goes back to the partition of the indian subcontinent in one thousand nine hundred seven british imperio rule is divided into two nation states india and pakistan in tensions between the two countries as you heard from i guess their persist and the partition transform kashmir into one of the world's most militarized zone is an
excellent film watch it on our website at al-jazeera dot com. now to argentina where politicians in the congress have approved by a handful of votes a bill allowing women to choose to have an abortion in the first fourteen weeks of pregnancy. the measure passed the lower house one hundred thirty one votes two hundred twenty three if a huge face drive a huge resistance from the catholic church in what is the homeland of pope francis the legislation now goes to the senate turn the argentine only allows abortion in cases of rape or risks to a woman's house as speak to al jazeera traceable who joins us on the line from buenos aires are trees are there was high drama even as a result of this vote in the lower house came in tell us about the reactions first was a lot of drama on the creek of when i started on wednesday i don't search through that night it wasn't with sound for we're outside congress hoping to sleep alone.
separated by friends and fire it was a vulcano when. people women cry are talking about the thinking of what was happening in argentina because it was the current time in the country congress actually thinks it's a possibility of legalizing abortion is this country and women rights activists are very serious effects this is a matter of public health it's not a full or sensible to raise. all right we've lost her unfortunately apologies for that theresa block correspondent in what is tyra's said telling us about this vote in the know house of the argentinian parliament which passed allowing women a bill allowing women to choose to have an abortion in the first fourteen weeks of pregnancy this happening about an hour or so ago the bill now moves on to the
senate but it's not a done deal yet the now isn't passed yet in argentina which is a staunch the catholic country there was a noughts of debates before this vote in parliament will try to get that theresa bill back on the line to explain more about what's happening in argentina and the spread to more head on this news grades an american top diplomat is shuttling between asian capitals trying to settle doubts about being u.s. north korea coming to stay with. how oh we've got plenty of hot sunshine across the middle east as per usual for the north we have got a few showers just around the black sea and the caspian sea they will go with the shallow clouds driving their way out of turkey easing over towards the caspian sea wanted to show as a possibility to the from northern parts of iran the eastern side of the med that's
the place to be lovely sunshine in beirut twenty seven celsius there thirty degrees as we go on into a sas day there you go the showers to become a little organized into northern parts of just around georgia or armenia and azerbaijan still want to show is over towards northern parts of us are trying to see a little bit of wet weather as is the case too to the eastern side of afghanistan but elsewhere it's hot sunshine forty forty one celsius for baghdad and the kuwait city hasa still here in casa could touch forty five degrees that hot sunshine the searing heat across a good part of the middle east and as we go on through the coming days a little cool down into west santa temps is here at around twenty eight cell. cold enough as some rain making its way across the west in a southern type right now a little more cloud started to push into the western cape at present friday sales out west the weather easing father race was weakening up around sixty degrees here over the next couple of days further north is fine i dry.
on october the sixth one thousand nine hundred seventy three when muslims were observing ramadan and jews were celebrating young capone. egypt and syria known to surprise move against israel counters were primitive so to get into the situation out of the disaster now in the first of the three part series al-jazeera explores what really happened during the first week of the war not. on al-jazeera. the globe in the united states i learned that the first amendment is really key to being a good thing freedom of the challenge is going to be on the men and women to the resources that are available what makes al-jazeera story to me is that we just don't tell you what the subject of the story wants to know the government is not going to do the one thing the demonstrators want to apologize for that's what al-jazeera does we ask the questions so that we can get closer to the truth.
now when he's. that's the big question as the holy month of ramadan comes to an end some countries are ready announcing that egypt will be on friday trending i saw an eye for an eye in iraq it's a documentary which goes behind the scenes with a controversial female commander of a new i could militia group on the hunt for isis fighters and at number three the sign of war how great became a weapon in syria's civil conflict all those stories and much more on our website at al-jazeera dot com. now in the next hour the u.n. security council will be holding a closed door meeting on the situation in yemen sports city of data yet many forces backed by the sound he led coalition launch an offensive to retake the city from the rebels on wednesday this is being called the biggest battle in yemen's three year long civil war the u.n. says the fighting should stop as it threatens humanitarian deliveries for millions
of civilians and i should give you an idea of the current situation in yemen and who controls what if you scroll down you can see the whole fees have consolidated their grip over large parts of yemen they've captured much of the west the areas in green they including the capital sanaa and the port city of who data which assad led coalition is now fighting to control the. areas in red represent the territory under the control of the president present had a thwarted who are backed by the saudi led coalition as bringing a mike hanna now is life or is that the united nations in new york mike so a closed door meeting which was called by the u.k. i understand what can we expect well this is the second closed door consultations on yemen held on this week the previous one also called by the u.k. at that session at the beginning of the week no nothing came out of it at all the ambassador is keeping very tight lipped on the situation what we do know is that the special envoy for yemen martin gryphus will once again be briefing the security
council now he has been seeking a freeze on conflict in order for humanitarian supplies to go through but also because he's been engaged in seeking some kind of truce with the hooty rebels he believes that a freeze in military activity is the only way to get this truce to stick it would involve the positioning of the u.n. elements within her data to ensure the security of the port and to ensure that nothing other than humanitarian aid passes through it but there is division within the council about it and here in lies the problem at the beginning of this week they could not agree on any statement that contained the word ho data kuwait which is a member of the council very concerned about this particular situation obviously all that was released at the beginning of the week was saying that we need to get a political solution not clear whether there's going to be any different in these closed door consultations in the course of today now and the united nations as he
said has raised alarm over the military operation but no specific calls by the security council on saudi arabia and the u.a.e. to refrain from attacking who data what are they saying about the humanitarian situation in the city. well they've been warning for a long period of time that the humanitarian situation is absolutely dire the data is a key poor they u.n. security council has released a number of statements over a period of time making very clear that this is absolutely central to humanitarian efforts in yemen the security council has pointed out in the past that even before the war ninety percent of humans food and humanitarian supplies went through that particular port so clear concern obviously about the situation at that particular vote but as you mentioned there's no pointing the fingers from the security council at this stage they will be intense discussion once again but unlikely to find the
statement to merging pointing fingers at anyone of the side responsible likely to be yet another bland statement oskin for some kind of negotiated settlement but that's what's happening publicly what's happening behind the scenes well certainly there's going to be a lot of un and security council pressure on some of those actors involved in that ongoing conflict thank you for that mike hanna live for us at u.n. headquarters in new york has now bring in and a ship and a social media producer much of the online conversation about yemen is happening out of the united states and joe but not about who data right it has to do with something that took place earlier this week and it's still creating quite the conversation on twitter in particular and i'm talking about the coalition attack on the doctors without borders cholera treatment facility earlier this week there are of course a million people living with cholera in yemen so the facts surrounding this attack are still being debated as more information comes out and although no one was
injured in this strike on monday doctors without borders so that this attack in the town of abas that's northwest of the capital sana showed a complete disrespect for both medical facilities and patients and said that it was part of a worrying pattern of strikes on essential medical services because the saudis were notified twelve times a. the existence of this cholera treatment facility doctors of the without borders says its medical facility was clearly identified with several logos displayed on the rooftops they were so big apparently that you can see them from space or at least google earth so this conversation is also happening in washington where one democratic senator chris murphy got into a bit of a testy back and forth with the saudi embassy over this incident he initially tweeted that the war is spiraling out of control after the saudi u.s. and you a equalisation bombed the facility so the saudi embassy in washington then replied to him saying that it was unfortunate it was an unfortunate incident and blamed the charity for not providing the coordinates so that's created this additional
conversation about coordinates in the embassy has unleashed or they've had an a torrent of criticism unleashed towards them because of this with some saying that they are victim blaming now the senator has posted. the comment thread really accusing the coalition and the embassy of not telling the truth in this incident and the saudi ambassador to the us has his perspectives and he says that this assault on who data the operations in yemen or to remove the control of the who are these and that's a way they say of addressing the humanitarian situation in a sustainable and effective manner and while the pentagon says that the u.s. is not directly involved in the fighting it is sharing intelligence with the coalition on what not to bomb such as mosques hospitals and u.n. offices but as we saw with this event which is likely to come up at the u.n. security council today there was still an attack on a doctors without borders facility and it doesn't stop these kinds of things from
happening so let us know what you think about this incident and the alleged targeting of medical facilities in yemen you can tweet us your thoughts using the hash tag a to news grid or message me directly a major chapelle andrew thank you very much for that tens of thousands of pregnant girls and teenage mothers across africa often denied back and discouraged from going to school human rights watch is calling on governments to impose policies that allow students to stay in school why they're pregnant and return after giving birth mom reports from nairobi. when angela found out she was pregnant her father said there was no need for her to continue her education but the twenty year old mother from western kenya's mcgorry county says she was determined to stay in school because i would run back home to feed my son during the lunch break and then come back to school to study encouraged by her principal and her mother angela didn't quit we accept this these two men were there to drink then they grew up in for one levy not rejected by society other young mothers in the gory county weren't
nearly as lucky. as i did not go back to school because no one gave me any advice and then when they hit my mother told me there was no more money to pay for my school fees side have to stay in time a report from human rights watch says laws attitudes and cultural values in some african countries can keep pregnant girls and adolescent mothers from continuing their education what we're calling on all the african union governments to do is to adopt reentry policies to ensure that the girls i know that the mothers can go back to school and i governments to reinforce the fact that girls have a right to education that you know a school official can discriminate against martinez tells us kinney a is among a group of twenty six african countries that does have school reentry policies for young mothers in place but says those policies are not implemented in the same way that often a lot of school officials are not aware of these policies others do accommodate girls in schools out of the goodwill of well but when you talk to them about the
policy a lot of our partners and other going to surgeons that actually there is very little when it's according to the report barriers remain in all countries while some countries are making progress human rights watch says there are others like tanzania sierra leone equitorial guinea that still banned pregnant girls in teenage mothers from attending public schools how much and too much is it iraq. well joining us now is nerima walk o. who's the executive director of. the palace it's an organization which focuses on use and profiles young kenyan women she's live from nairobi thank you very much for speaking to us kenya is one of the few countries in africa there encourage young women to resume their education after pregnancy in fact a law was passed in one thousand nine hundred four to address this issue and yet a lot of young women who become pregnant don't go back to school why is that why is the law not being applied absolutely thank you for having me while you find out that
a lot of times in those schools it's the head must or a teacher who actually tells a young girl that they're not allowed to be here there's a negative stigma when it comes to young teenage pregnant mothers and that's something that's it's a stereotype and where a lot of young women and young girls feel ashamed so even after they do get pregnant they don't want to be around school because a lot of them are made fun of and they find it very difficult to be in school and a lot of times they have blamed for such circumstances and the situation so there are many social and community taboos in associated with being pregnant if i understand you correctly. absolutely and they normally fall on the girl it's not just in school including churches as well where you will find that nobody ever talks about who the boy is or the boy who is involved it's always the girls fault because in these cultural communities you will find that a lot of times if they're number of children in the family if parents cannot afford
to educate all the children they rather educate the boy child first but when a young girl does get pregnant they offer to either marry her off to somebody else who is wealthier and they think of that as a way to sustain herself and then thinking about how she's going to be able to raise this child a lot of times it's very difficult for them to stay in school because i remember even when i went to high school there's a young lady who did get pregnant and she ended up changing schools just to start over and then you school that she went to she didn't tell anybody that she had a child until eight zero and when she was older in her twenty's but we all knew that she had a child so it's very difficult for teenage mothers to that so there's a stigma associated with being pregnant. as they're going to school so tell us now rima what do you think the government in kenya and elsewhere in africa in fact should do to encourage young women to return to school.
i'd have to say that one even though these policies do exist a lot of people are unaware of them like in kenya our constitution in article fifty five education is a rights to every young person however when such circumstances have been a lot of young girls feel that education is ticking away from them it's basically their only chance or they are forced out of school so the think about either getting married or focusing on other things so it should be discussions that are not only held with government but with government and families it should be something that is discussed as did the family and it's a family unit based discussion so a lot of people also when we talk about teachers and teachers make a huge influence on children's lives so when you have a teacher tell the child that because you got pregnant you're not able to attend class and you shouldn't attend class it really does a lot to their confidence their self-esteem and they really feel that their future is bleak so it's something that as much as the government has these policies they
need to educate the public in terms of yes education is our right and every child has access to it and they shouldn't to be this stigma or stereotypes linked to it thank you so much for speaking to us so it was very interesting to hear thoughts on this. executive director of c.s.i. joining us there from nairobi thank you for your time our live not a multi view wall taking a look at the different pictures the news agencies are feeding us it's all about the world cup as you can see fans watching that opening match between russia and saudi arabia and i understand the score is one nail for the host so far these are pictures from moscow a fan zone in moscow and don't forget we've got plenty more on the world cup on our website at al-jazeera dot com let's now check in with jonah hole in our london new center for a look at the day's other news jonah. folley thank you and hello from us here in london european union countries have unanimously back to plan to impose
import duties on u.s. products the move will target goods worth three point three billion dollars and is in retaliation to u.s. tariffs on steel and aluminum the measures are expected to come into effect by late june or early july the e.u. has also lodged a complaint against the u.s. at the world trade organization and garion prosecutors are appealing against a twenty five year sentence handed to four people smugglers for the deaths of seventy one migrants the chief prosecutor says the traffickers deserve life terms for their crimes the migrants decomposing bodies were found in an abandoned truck near a motorway in austria in two thousand and fifteen the vehicle had left hungary the day before it's thought the victims died of suffocation in the first three hours of the journey. italy's prime minister dressed up the context so the diplomatic row with france is now over after a late night phone call with president emmanuel mccrum your talent government and
demanded an apology after micron said that italy's decision to turn away a ship carrying refugees rescued from the mediterranean was quote cynical and irresponsible a meeting between the two leaders planned for this friday is now set to go ahead. attach a butler has more on this from paris. where the french aren't using the word apology but what we know is that the lease a put out a statement saying that the french president a man or mark or spoke to the italian prime minister giuseppe conti on wednesday evening and in that statement it says that mark or told conti that he didn't mean his words to offend the italian people or it's only now it seems like an apology even if the french are not using that is certainly a conciliatory tone but there is no doubt that french officials will be quite relieved the tensions will become somewhat ever since emanuel mark hasse sparked a diplomatic route on tuesday because he said then that the italian government had
acted irresponsibly and cynically in its blocking of the aquarius boat now that seem to put france on the moral high ground that in florida eighty eight italian officials were quick to point out that france has not volunteered to take in that boat that is in fact fallen to spain and also the italian interior minister met a.s.l. vini lashed out at emmanuel michael saying that france has not done enough to help with the burden of the a number of migrants riving in the it has not shared the burden with italy it's not taken in the thousands of migrants that it promised to take in and salvini had said that unless a man or mark or apologize and maybe the italian prime minister would not come to this meeting where we know now that meeting is going ahead and i think at least for now it seems that tensions have been calmed on both sides. well the rescue ship at the center of that ra is now expected to arrive in spain on sunday morning after bad weather forced it to take a detour the aquarius skirted along the eastern coast of san dinner to seek shelter
from the storm aid workers on board say the long journey is a big challenge for the exhausted refugees and migrants aboard. that's ninety three we had another down to the really hard moments when the bit where they were starting to become really bad with a lot of wind and big waves. people were seasick vomiting and lots where they were scared because of the know the wind in the motion of the ship so we decided to bring everybody inside greece's opposition party has filed a no confidence motion against prime minister alex is to press to try and block a named deal with macedonia it's a process and macedonian prime ministers or reached a historic agreement on tuesday to rename the ex yugoslav state the republic of north macedonia hoping it would end the twenty seven year dispute but it's triggered strong criticism in both countries and macedonia's president is refusing
to sign the deal. the u.k. is marking the first anniversary of the grenfell tower tragedy when seventy two people died in a fire at a social housing block overnight grenfell tower the prime minister's residence and other landmarks were all lit up in greene a moment of silence also held across the country lasting seventy two seconds in recognition of the seventy two victims of the file the disaster occurred in one of london's richest borrowers activists say it highlighted the levels of social inequality within britain well let's cross over to doha now where andrew chappell has more on that story. thanks jenna it's a year has gone by and people are now using social media to remember the victims including a number of artists who lived in the tower and members of the community who have called for justice afterwards and many people today and throughout the week are using a hash tag green for grenfell as memorial events take place now emilia here is referring
to a nationwide solidarity silent walk one that is happening across the u.k. it's remember those seventy two people who were killed in the fire and these silent marches are actually a regular occurrence held on the fourteenth of each month since the fire happened and thousands of people use them to demand justice for the grenfell victims an eighteen month public inquiry started last month but it hasn't stopped the public demanding answers and blaming the government for letting them down now those remembering the victims are also reminding the community that more than seventy families who survived are still in makeshift accommodation and so there are people saying. that it's nice to have the london eye and downing street lit in green on wednesday night but we're also seeing many londoners complain that these acts of symbolism are not enough finally some other ways that we're seeing people remember those who were lost is through music these two teenagers into hora live at the foot of the tower and they released a song for their friends who died take
korea following the singapore summit between donald trump ben kim jong un might one pale is in beijing weighs discussing the details of tuesday summit with chinese president xi jinping china which is north korea's largest trading partner has signed up to un sanctions against pyongyang last year after a series of nuclear and missile tests on tuesday it hinted those sanctions could be eased following the talks japan the republic of korea and now china have all acknowledged that we have turned the corner that we've begun a process away from the threat of war and to forge a peace on the fence with each of those three countries to his acknowledge the importance of the work the president trump is undertaking and the commitments that chairman kim has made towards that very and to achieve that denuclearization al-jazeera as florence three has more now from beijing. the trumpet ministrations
position is they believe it was the tougher sanctions that forced north korea to the negotiating table and getting north china support in enforcing the sanctions is going to be crucial when it comes to denuclearize ation but as we've seen there might be a slight divergence in views and also we've also seen the chinese foreign ministry saying on the same day that the summit took place that perhaps this was time to reconsider sanctions relief on north korea suggesting that the two may not be on the same page when it comes to this that might from pale was very quick to say that the chinese chinese however have reaffirmed their commitment to denuclearize asian and that they have agreed that these sanctions may be revisited at an appropriate time but that but the u.s. considers the appropriate time to be when there is complete denuclearization on the korean peninsula well early upon pale was in seoul where he was keen to straighten out any hints of disagreements and confusion among america's key asian allies it
falls donald trump's place to end joint military exercises and on the korean peninsula when he reports. after the hype of the summit with the sworn enemy came the explanation to the allies america's top diplomat mike pompei i met with south korean president in in seoul before a trilateral meeting with the foreign ministers of south korea and japan which provided an opportunity to show unity on the issue of north korea the u.s. alliances with these two countries are absolutely ironclad the declaration signed by u.s. president donald trump and north korean leader kim jong un in singapore was vague there was no detail about how denuclearization will be achieved the north korean state media suggested that the two leaders had agreed to similar taney s actions suggesting pyongyang could be rewarded along the way michael says that's not the case thanks and you really cannot take place until such time as we have
demonstrated that north korea has been completely immune of course despite not being told in advance south korea's foreign minister says donald trump's decision to unilaterally end joint military exercises wasn't discussed in detail in thursday's meeting north korea believes the drills are a rehearsal for an invasion but the united states and its allies have always said that defense of japan says it's been assured by the u.s. that they suspension is contingent on progress on denuclearization but tokyo is still concerned about the possible implications concerning u.s. are ok exercise we believe about japan u.s. alliance as well as a deterrent based on them but i am essentially role in security in the north used ajor south korean seem to be generally positive about what they saw in singapore they believe it's a step in the right direction but with something is significant is joint military
exercises with the u.s. being given up soon want to know what north korea will do in return at the moment that seems to be very little if anything at all. while the diplomats were meeting old adverse reis walked side by side in the demilitarized zone separating the two koreas this was the first high level meeting between the militaries in more than ten years in a sign that practical progress is being made but until concrete changes see north of the border doubts will remain about the commitment to keep promises that have been broken so many times before when hey al-jazeera soul still ahead on the great thousands of job losses in the u.k. after rolls royce announces cuts to stay afloat that's coming up after a check of the wires well.
the beyond. the world with. the beyond the. cut. cut welcome back. as announced it will cut another four fouls and six hundred jobs mostly in the u.k. and its latest effort to save money the british in jamaica expects the cuts to free up more than five hundred million dollars a year by the end of two thousand and twenty it's
a tricky time for war stories it's been having problems with the jet engine if it makes for a boeing seven eight seven dreamliner is a force plane to be grounded for inspections five thousand jobs were previously stache after a series of profit warnings in twenty fourteen. paul brennan has more from london. in some ways this is a natural progression from january's restructuring announcements in which the chief executive warren east said he was changing rolls royce from five distinct business units down to three and the job losses that he is expecting to make over the next two years reflect the cutting of middle management he says it's necessary to provide a more streamlined and more efficient rolls royce and to remove the kind of duplication the other thing is a potential casualty could be the building behind me which is rolls royces corporate headquarters in central london warren east wants to do is devolve a lot of the decision making powers out to those three new business units and
potentially the move from this forces to a smaller more cost effective headquarters somewhere in north london as far as the reaction goes with the city reaction has been quite positive rolls royce shares bounced ninety three percent up on the news of the restructuring the unions though they're concerned they are worried that the cuts when they come may be too deep and that's expertise may be lost but that said they all reassured by a deal that was done last june. a deal with rolls royce that said there would be no engineering job losses and that promise was made by warren east in his statement to shareholders today he said there would be no compulsory redundancies among the unionized staff. paul brennan in london and that's it for today's news great remember to keep in touch with us on social media at all times the hash tag a and tomorrow well he's coming up on al-jazeera very shortly we will be live from london
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