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'Long walk to freedom' unfinished for women, girls – Deputy Secretary-General says in Mandela lectur
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Friday, 24 November 2017
'Long walk to freedom' unfinished for women, girls – Deputy Secretary-General says in Mandela lectur
Reflecting on the legacy of Nelson Mandela, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed called for investment in women and girls, decrying gender inequality as perhaps the most pervasive disparity around the world.Read Full Article ...
 
UN urges global action so women and girls everywhere can live free from all forms of violence
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Tuesday, 21 November 2017
UN urges global action so women and girls everywhere can live free from all forms of violence
Achieving gender equality and the full empowerment of women is the answer to ending violence against women, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres s...
 
‘Don’t let adults off the hook, keep raising your voices;’ Kids ‘take over’ UN for World Children’s
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Monday, 20 November 2017
‘Don’t let adults off the hook, keep raising your voices;’ Kids ‘take over’ UN for World Children’s
It’s official, kids have taken over… at least for today – World Children’s Day – celebrated annually on 20 November, which this year marks the twentieth annive...
 
UNICEF urges opportunities for 'forgotten minority' as study reveals bleak prospects for 180 million
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Sunday, 19 November 2017
UNICEF urges opportunities for 'forgotten minority' as study reveals bleak prospects for 180 million
Despite global progress, one in 12 children live in countries with prospects more limited than those of their parents, the United Nations Children's Fund (U...
 
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 Aire...
 
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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.