5 Most Read News Stories On The IOGT Newsfeed
The IOGT Newsfeed has generated more than 270 breaking news stories in 2016
The Newsfeed has grown in readership and unique visitor numbers, as our breaking news hub continues to cover a diverse range of topics and geographic regions. The newsfeed offers daily news on a diverse set of issues and current affairs, covering Human Rights, Global health and well-being, Poverty eradication and Sustainable development, Social justice, and Economic and Social progress.
This is the list of the 5 most read news stories in 2016:
- Malaysia: Alcohol Tax Set To Increase
March 3, 2016
In the end of the year, we published another news story, reporting on the fact that local alcohol prices are set to continue to rise in Malaysia.
- Bhutan: Alcohol Policy Adopted
January 15, 2016
Commenting on the progress in Bhutan and putting it all into context, Teera wrote a blog post detailing the journey towards this positive finish.
- Study: Dad’s Alcohol Use Tied To FAS
February 10, 2016
One of the major harms alcohol causes to others than the user themselves is fetal alcohol syndrome; that evidence shows that the father’s alcohol use before conception is linked to FAS is a crucial finding showing just how harmful alcohol is to the most innocent and vulnerable.
On our blog portal, we have an article that covers the topic of FAS and FASD: “Pregnancy, Alcohol – The Facts”
- Champions League: Kids Flooded With Alcohol Ads
May 28, 2016
The unethical business practices of Big Alcohol came into the limelight this year with increasing scrutiny for how the alcohol industry exploits sports sponsorships to target children and youth. The UEFA Champions League was one case and the UEFA Euro 2016 was another case.
- UN Appoints Celebrity Advocates For SDGs Promotion
January 21, 2016
After the new Sustainable Development Goals, the Agenda2030, were adopted by the UN General Assembly in October 2015, the global community took up the work on implementing the agenda. IOGT International produced a booklet and an infographic about alcohol and the SDGs and participated in the first ever UN High-Level Political Forum on SDGs in July 2016.