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Inclusive peace in Afghanistan means ‘women at the centre’ urges UN deputy chief in Kabul
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Friday, 23 August 2019
Inclusive peace in Afghanistan means ‘women at the centre’ urges UN deputy chief in Kabul
The UN deputy chief issued an impassioned plea on Sunday for Afghans to reconcile with the past and put “women at the centre” of all efforts to forge a durable peace, and a truly inclusive political process where women’s voices are truly heard. Read Full Article ...
 
New President of top UN economic and social body to push for development financing, fundamental free
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Friday, 23 August 2019
New President of top UN economic and social body to push for development financing, fundamental free
In her inaugural speech as President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), Mona Juul, of Norway, underscored that the body’s mandate toda...
 
Voices of Afghan women ‘must be heard at the table in the peace process and beyond’ UN deputy chief
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Friday, 23 August 2019
Voices of Afghan women ‘must be heard at the table in the peace process and beyond’ UN deputy chief
Afghan women have “paid a high price” during their country’s nearly four decades of conflict, the United Nations deputy chief said on Friday, addressing the Se...
 
Greater investment in family-friendly policies critical to support breastfeeding – UNICEF
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Friday, 23 August 2019
Greater investment in family-friendly policies critical to support breastfeeding – UNICEF
While the benefits of breastfeeding for both children and mothers are extensive, policies that support nursing, particularly in workplaces, are not yet availab...
 
More than 5,000 child soldiers released in 2017, but tens of thousands still being used in conflict
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Sunday, 11 February 2018
More than 5,000 child soldiers released in 2017, but tens of thousands still being used in conflict
The global commitment to end the use of children in armed conflict led to the release and reintegration of more than 5,000 children in 2017, but tens of thousa...
 
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