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UN forum examines positive impact of urbanization on development
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Sunday, 20 April 2008
UN forum examines positive impact of urbanization on development
Urbanization can have a positive impact on development issues such as poverty, inequality and environmental degradation, so long as the appropriate policies are in place to manage the problems and challenges, experts attending the current session of the United Nations population body said today.Read Full Article ...
 
UN urges Group of Eight nations to step up investments in maternal health
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Sunday, 20 April 2008
UN urges Group of Eight nations to step up investments in maternal health
A United Nations-backed drive issued a call to the leaders of the Group of Eight (G8) industrialized nations today to fulfil their prior pledges to global heal...
 
UN-backed TV series peels back silence surrounding worldwide sexual violence
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Sunday, 20 April 2008
UN-backed TV series peels back silence surrounding worldwide sexual violence
With one in three women worldwide suffering rape or attempted rape during her lifetime and at least one in three likely to be beaten, coerced into sex or other...
 
UNICEF teams up with V-Day campaign to stop rape in DR Congo
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Sunday, 20 April 2008
UNICEF teams up with V-Day campaign to stop rape in DR Congo
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the global movement to end violence against women and girls known as V-Day have launched a new partnership to e...
 
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    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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    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.