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Volunteerism in the Decade of Action

A former United Nations staff member, a UN volunteer in New York city, shows medical supplies that were donated to fight COVID-19. Credit: United Nations/Robert Macpherson By Simone ...

Q&A: Why Survivors Should be at the Centre of Discussions on Genocide and Gender Violence

Remains of some of the over 800,000 victims of Rwanda’s genocide, which will soon be relocated to a new memorial site to preserve them. Jacqueline Murekatete, a survivor of the Rwandan ...

Feminist Movements Continue to Battle Culture of Impunity in Egypt

Mozn Hassan By Sania FarooquiNEW DELHI, India, Jan 25 2021 – Ten years ago on this day, January 25, one of the biggest revolutions in the world took place in Egypt’s Tahrir ...

Closing the Gap between Developed and Developing Countries: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

Women ragpickers in Delhi scavenging through a pile of refuse for recyclable material. Credit: Dharmendra Yadav/IPS By Daud Khan and Leila Yasmine KhanAMSTERDAM/ROME, Jan 25 2021 ...

Inclusive and Equitable Education in the Pacific

By Michelle BelisleNOUMEA, New Caledonia, Jan 25 2021 – In 2019, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 24 January as International Day of Education, in celebration ...

“Their Hope for a Brighter Future Inspires Us All”

By Yasmine SherifNEW YORK, Jan 23 2021 – Looking back upon 2020, we all bear the scars of a devastating year; none so much as girls and boys around the world. The COVID-19 pandemic ...

Fiji’s Presidency of the Human Rights Council Brings Opportunity and Responsibility to the Pacific

Fiji’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva Ambassador Nazhat Shameem Khan. Credit: Fiji Department of Information By Miles Young and Ashley BoweSUVA, Fiji, ...

Protecting Mental Health of Families in a Pandemic

Credit: Unsplash /Melanie Wasser. By Ifeanyi Nsofor and Shubha NageshABUJA, Jan 22 2021 – Dealing with COVID-19-related city lockdowns has been exceptionally stressful, particularly ...

Q&A: Why we Must Invest in Educating Children in Crisis-Hit Burkina Faso

Education Cannot Wait (ECW) Director Yasmine Sherif speaks to crisis-affected children in Burkina Faso. ECW has launched a multi-year programme in the country, providing $11 million ...

Personal Testimonies, Pledges Mark the Start of the ‘Fair Share to End Child Labour’ Campaign

Selimatha Salifu, a former child labourer from Ghana, is now a teacher working with children and encouraging them to continue their education. Salifu is one of two former child activists ...
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