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Fight against human trafficking must be strengthened in Ethiopia

Throughout Ethiopia’s Tigray, Afar and Amhar regions, women and girls are becoming increasingly vulnerable to abduction and sex trafficking as…

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35 years of Cultural Routes: Safeguarding European Values, Heritage, and Dialogue

A Europe rich in history, heritage, dialogue and values: the Council of Europe Cultural Routes’ programme celebrates its 35th anniversary,…

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Little progress combating systemic racism against people of African descent

More than two years since the murder of George Floyd by a police officer in the United States sparked the…

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World Bank Supports Maldives to Improve Secondary Education

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved a $9 million project to improve the performance of the education…

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European ministers adopt “Dublin Declaration” on preventing violence through equality

Thirty-eight Council of Europe member states have committed to a “Dublin Declaration” outlining a series of steps to promote gender…

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FAO: Join forces to prevent ‘food availability crisis’

As the war in Ukraine stokes a crisis for countries who are struggling just to access the food their populations…

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Hurricanes and cyclones bring misery to millions, as Ian makes landfall in the U.S.

Hurricane Ian caused devastation across western Cuba and increased its strength and size as it made landfall mid-afternoon local time…

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Iran: UN condemns violent crackdown against hijab protests

Authorities in Iran must fully respect the rights of protestors calling for justice for Mahsa Amini, the young woman who…

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South Sudan violence proliferating

Deeply disturbing violence is escalating “all over” South Sudan, top independent UN human rights experts have warned. Women and girls…

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UNSC urged to act in face of ‘humanitarian catastrophe’ in Haiti

The Security Council must act urgently to support Haiti as the gang, economic, and fuel supply crises there “intersect in…

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