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Violence against refugee women surged in 2020, but grassroots solutions can help tackle scourge
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Wednesday, 24 November 2021
Violence against refugee women surged in 2020, but grassroots solutions can help tackle scourge
One in five refugee or internally displaced women have faced sexual violence, and the situation continues to worsen globally, the UN refugee agency, (UNHCR), said on Thursday.Read Full Article ...
 
Feature: Violence against women must stop; five stories of strength and survival
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Tuesday, 23 November 2021
Feature: Violence against women must stop; five stories of strength and survival
Conflicts, humanitarian crises and increasing climate-related disasters have led to higher levels of violence against women and girls (VAWG), which has only in...
 
On International Day, UN chief says ‘violence against women is not inevitable’ 
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Tuesday, 23 November 2021
On International Day, UN chief says ‘violence against women is not inevitable’ 
In a virtual event to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, commemorated annually on 25 November, UN Women chief Sima Bahou...
 
UNFPA supports health workers delivering hope, and babies, in crisis-wracked Tigray
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Saturday, 13 November 2021
UNFPA supports health workers delivering hope, and babies, in crisis-wracked Tigray
Even amid the dire humanitarian crisis in the Tigray region in northern Ethiopia, health workers continue to deliver safe, lifesaving care to mothers-to-be, wi...
 
Nepalese Superintendent in DR Congo is UN Woman Police Officer of the Year
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Thursday, 04 November 2021
Nepalese Superintendent in DR Congo is UN Woman Police Officer of the Year
A Nepalese peacekeeper serving in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) was on Friday named the recipient of the UN Woman Police Officer of the Year Award...
 
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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.
  • South China Sea Ruling Sweeps Away Diplomatic Ambiguities
    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...
  • China Hardens Position on South China Sea
    China has taken a leap towards clarifying its claims in the South China Sea, but in a direction that could intensify frictions.
  • Erdo?an?s Pyrrhic victory
    Paradoxes have always abounded in the relationship between the Turkish military and the country?s politicians. Turkey?s armed forces ? or factions within them ? have justified their repeated interventions in politics with claims that they...
  • 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.