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New UN gender study: Women ‘far from having an equal voice to men’
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Tuesday, 20 October 2020
New UN gender study: Women ‘far from having an equal voice to men’
The COVID-19 pandemic is “interrupting efforts” to achieve gender equality and threatening to “reverse hard-won gains” over the past decades, a senior UN official said on Tuesday.Read Full Article ...
 
Harness multilateralism’s power to urgently advance women’s rights amid COVID recovery
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Monday, 19 October 2020
Harness multilateralism’s power to urgently advance women’s rights amid COVID recovery
With essential resources for women’s health being diverted to emergency COVID-19 response around the world, Governments, civil society leaders, CEOs and academ...
 
Rise in women prisoners and COVID measures, ‘making sentences worse’
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Wednesday, 14 October 2020
Rise in women prisoners and COVID measures, ‘making sentences worse’
More than 700,000 women are in prison around the world, and that number is growing much faster than men, the Human Rights Council has heard.Read Full Article ...
 
‘Women Rise for All’ to shape leadership in pandemic response and recovery
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Monday, 12 October 2020
‘Women Rise for All’ to shape leadership in pandemic response and recovery
Although the COVID-19 pandemic has generated an unprecedented global health, humanitarian and development crisis, it has also revealed the power of women’s lea...
 
‘Turn the tide’ across a turbulent world, UN chief urges key development forum 
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Monday, 12 October 2020
‘Turn the tide’ across a turbulent world, UN chief urges key development forum 
“Concrete, bold and implementable solutions” are needed to turn the tide on the many challenges the world is facing, including the COVID-19 pandemic, Secretary...
 
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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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  • 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.