Côte d'Ivoire

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  • Simone Ggbo Case Study

    The major objective of this essay is to select a case from the International Criminal Court and to describe the circumstances of the case, the parties involved, the alleged crimes, the evidence presented by both prosecution and defense, and the current disposition of the case. The case that I have selected to write about is the case of The Prosecutor VS Simone Gbagbo. The parties involved in this case are Simone Gbargo, her husband President Gbagbo, the citizens of Ivory Coast which is located in west Africa , and finally the International criminal court. In the case of the Prosecutor VS Simone Gbagbo, the defendant is accused of violating the Roman statue and violating crimes against humanities which include murder, rape and sexual violence, persecution, as well as other acts that are cruel toward humanity. Simone Gbagbo Is the wife of former President Laurent Gbagbo of the nation of Ivory Coast located in West Africa. In November of 2010 a Presidential election was held in Ivory Coast to determine who would lead the country for the next several years, Laurent Gbagbo was running for reelection his opponent was Alassane Outtara; who eventually would go on to win the election. Laurent Gbagbo failed to accept defeat in the presidential election, and therefore and choose not to leave office at the end of his term. Gbagbo was not pleased with the outcome of the election and wanted to cause turmoil as a result of his dissatisfaction. Due to the fact that…

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  • Child Labor In America

    In connection to America, child labor is a serious problem in the present day just as it was in the past. America used child labor until tragic events and laws caused a change, but continues to support such a corrupt system though its companies. Child labor may be illegal within the states, but America still benefits from it. Many big companies in retail use child labor in other countries. Clothing, technology, and food companies use sweatshops and factories to have their products produced. The…

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  • Creating Fairtrade In The Cocoa Industry

    Creating Fairtrade in the Cocoa Industry The demand for cocoa has increased by at least 5 percent each year since it has developed into an industry. While that demand has been steadily increasing, so has the production of how much cocoa is being produced. While the rapid and steady increase in the need for cocoa, nations who are main producers do not have the adequate agricultural practices to supply nations with enough cocoa around the world. In the long history of the cocoa industry,…

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  • Summary Of Zadie Smith's Short Story 'The Embassy Of Cambodia'

    Zadie Smith short story “The Embassy of Cambodia” present the main character Fatou experiencing life changing events due to her lower-class status. Fatou happens to be a young African woman from the Ivory Coast who moved around to find a place where she could seek stability and better her non-existing life. Though it may seem that Fatou displays horizontal racism toward certain ethnic groups, in all actuality she is trying to overcome the racist circumstance the continue to hinder her life.…

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  • Causes Of Slavery In West Africa

    Many people are being taken advantage of throughout Africa And the Middle East. Most of them usually have no way to stand up for themselves. This is why they become victims. Women are often violated under the Taliban in Pakistan as well as in Afghanistan. Throughout Western Africa child labor and slavery occurs. These young men need the same help and attention that these women of the Middle East need. There are ways that society can draw an end to these violations of these people. Throughout…

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  • Chocolate Argumentative Essay

    Chocolate has long been hailed as the “food of the gods” – a sweet, delectable indulgence that allows consumers to experience pure bliss. However, in 2000, True Vision Production shattered this notion with the release of “Slavery, A Global Investigation,” a documentary which exposed the disturbing amount of child slavery behind West Africa’s cocoa industry. Because of this newfound awareness, American consumers with an insatiable desire for chocolate face an ethical dilemma – is indulging in…

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  • French Influence On Cote D Ivoire

    The Ivory Coast, or better known as The Republic of Cote D’Ivoire, is located on the border of Western Africa between Ghana and Liberia, and is well-known for it’s close ties to France which began in 1893 when France claimed the Ivory Coast as a colony. Before their colonization, Cote D’Ivoire flourished with an abundance of resources, as well as religious and ethnic diversity. In 1960, France granted Cote D’Ivoire independence, and with this independence came the realization that their country…

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  • Monte D Ivoire Case Study

    The United States has the moral responsibility and it is in its best interest to invest time, money and aid in Côte d’Ivoire to prevent imminent widespread starvation in the country. If this problem of food insecurity is not immediately addressed, it will result in a humanitarian tragedy and open the possibility of portions of its northern region being overrun by ISIL militants from across the border. This deteriorating condition in Côte d’Ivoire was originally ignited by the country’s…

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  • Farewell To America Essay

    Franck and Axel, I hope that u are fine. I received your message telling that u will come the next week here in America to visit me. I am very happy because it has been a long time that I did not see you and I miss you a lot. My country misses me and the fact to see you will be well for me. It is true that you are also happy because it is the first time for you to come here but you must know that Cote D’ivoire and America are very different. There are many change you need to get…

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  • Analysis Of The Low-Income Sub-Saharan African Cases

    been most impacted by the AIDS epidemic, Uganda and Côte d’Ivoire, in illustrating how socio-economical, political, and cultural challenges affect the countries’ capability of controlling the spread of HIV/AIDs. It is important to examine the spread of HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa, as it is the region most affected, accounting for 69% of all people living with HIV in Africa (UNAIDS, 2012). As of 2011 there were 23.5 million people living with HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa compared to 300,000 in the…

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