🌏 Justin Trudeau Shuts Down Anti-Abortion Supporter, New Zealand's Gender Equal Cabinet And More

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Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau is being praised for the way he shut down an anti-abortion supporter who tried to confront him.

The moment took place during Trudeau’s visit to the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg and went viral on Reddit after it was shared by user @NoahFromCanada.

Abortion is legal at all stages of pregnancy and is publicly funded as a medical procedure in Canada.

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🇮🇳 The Dalai Lama has apologized for kissing a boy and then asking the child to “suck his tongue” at a public event.

🇺🇦 American Actor Mark Hamill, best known for his role as Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars movies, has lent his voice to an Ukraine air raid alert app.

🇪🇸 Hundreds of wildfires have broken out across Spain, marking an early beginning to wildfire season.

🇰🇷 26-year-old South Korean actress and model, Jung Chae-yul, has been found dead in her home.

New Zealand's government cabinet now has an equal number of men and women ministers for the first time in its history.

A cabinet reshuffle from the newly appointed prime minister Chris Hipkins on Wednesday April 12 has led to the historic milestone.

After Willow-Jean Prime, a Māori woman politician, was named as the minister of conservation, the cabinet now consists of 10 men and 10 women.

It also a record number of six ministers who are of Māori descent. Hipkins, who took over from Jacinda Ardern after she announced her surprise resignation in January, said the new government is now a better reflection of the New Zealand population, according to the BBC.

"It's a good milestone to achieve. We achieved 50/50 representation in Parliament in this parliamentary term. And now we have that around the Cabinet table as well," Hipkins said, according to Stuff.co.nz.

Last year, New Zealand’s parliament became a woman majority after Māori woman politician Soraya Peke-Mason was sworn in.

At the "Teddy Bear Clinic" in Belgium's capital, Brussels, children are the doctors, finding treatments for their favorite toys.

Hundreds of children aged from four to seven years old bring their toys in for a check-up at the "Teddy Bear Clinic" run by medical students.

Depending on their illnesses, toys can then undergo x-rays and even operations.

The "Teddy Bears’ Clinic" has been operating for more than 10 years and has treated more than 6,000 toys since 2012.

The idea for the workshop originated in Germany and aims to reduce fear with medical play.

"Coming to the 'Teddy Bears' Clinic' allows [children] to discover the world of medicine, to understand how it works, to talk to health professionals in a playful context where they're not patients but just accompanying them," the organizer of the clinic and paediatric nurse, Laurine Anselmo, told Reuters.

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