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One in 10 children work, UN agency reports at start of conference to end underage labour
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Monday, 13 November 2017
One in 10 children work, UN agency reports at start of conference to end underage labour
An estimated 152 million children around the world work, a practice that the international community at a United Nations co-organized conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina, is trying to eliminate.Read Full Article ...
 
All 17 Global Goals interrelated, with strong links to gender equality – senior UN official
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Tuesday, 31 October 2017
All 17 Global Goals interrelated, with strong links to gender equality – senior UN official
Addressing challenges faced by women in the world of work is a key theme for a United Nations forum on leveraging the power of partnerships to drive the implem...
 
Violence against children pervasive in homes, schools and communities – UNICEF
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Tuesday, 31 October 2017
Violence against children pervasive in homes, schools and communities – UNICEF
About 300 million, or three-quarters, of the world’s two- to four-year-old children experience either psychological aggression or physical punishment, or both,...
 
UN Security Council urges more protections for children in conflicts
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Monday, 30 October 2017
UN Security Council urges more protections for children in conflicts
Deeply concerned about the abuse of children in war zones, the United Security Council today – in a debate in New York which included Secretary-General An...
 
Ending child marriage in West and Central Africa on pace to take 100 years, warns UNICEF
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Monday, 23 October 2017
Ending child marriage in West and Central Africa on pace to take 100 years, warns UNICEF
Unless progress is accelerated, ending child marriage in West and Central Africa will take more than 100 years, with far-reaching, life-altering consequences f...
 
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  • Dura aterragem na Venezuela
    A Venezuela está à beira do precipício. A ação concertada ainda pode evitar a sua queda. Mas quanto mais se atrase, mais venezuelanos morrerão por falta de medicamentos, pela má nutrição ou pela violência.
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    Tuesday?s ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has bought a little clarity to the problems in the South China Sea, but it has not made solving the underlying problems significantly...
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    China has taken a leap towards clarifying its claims in the South China Sea, but in a direction that could intensify frictions.
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  • Venezuela?s hard landing
    Venezuela is on the edge of the precipice. Concerted action may yet pull it back. But the longer it is delayed, the more Venezuelans will die from lack of medicines, malnutrition or violence.