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First Western Sahara Talks At UN in Six Years, Begin in Geneva

“Talks have begun at the UN on the future of Western Sahara – the first in years – the Organization…

UN tells Juba to prosecute rapists

“The United Nations has urged South Sudanese authorities to prosecute the men who raped women and girls in a village…

UN experts: South Sudan beset by ‘alarming’ sexual violence

“South Sudan is beset by “alarming levels” of sexual and gender-based violence” https://www.msn.com/en-xl/middleeast/top-stories/un-experts-south-sudan-beset-by-alarming-sexual-violence/ar-BBQka0p?ocid=mailsignout You may also be interested in: UNAIDS…

ARMED GROUPS THREATEN EVERY CHILD IN CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC, UNICEF WARNS

A new study released by the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, shows that the deteriorating crisis in the Central African Republic…

UN WOMEN EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR IN SOUTH AFRICA FOR THE 16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM

NEW-YORK, United-States of America, 29 November 2018,-/African Media Agency/-UN Women Executive Director, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is in South Africa this week…

FIRST LADY OF CHAD APPOINTED AS UNAIDS SPECIAL AMBASSADOR

GENEVA, Switzerland, 29 November 2018-/African Media Agency/-The First Lady of Chad, Hinda Déby Itno, has been appointed as the UNAIDS Special…

STATEMENT BY THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: THOSE WHO DEFEND OUR RIGHTS IN TURN NEED OUR DEFENSE

Statement by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UN Women on International Women Human Rights Defenders Day, 29 November…

ORANGE THE WORLD: #HEARMETOO

NEW-YORK, United States of America, 27 November 2018,-/African Media Agency/-This year, UN Women and partners around the world are marking…

VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN A ‘MARK OF SHAME’ ON OUR SOCIETIES, SAYS UN CHIEF ON WORLD DAY

Violence against women and girls is not only a fundamental human rights issue but also a “moral affront” against them…

JOINT UN STATEMENT ON INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

Statement by the Heads of UN agencies, UNDP, UNICEF, UN Women and UNFPA, calling for solidarity with survivors and survivor…

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