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More than 700 migrants feared dead in three Mediterranean sinkings

theguardian.com - More than 700 people are believed to have drowned in the Mediterranean last week, the deadliest seven days for Europe-bound asylum seekers in more than a year. The casualties happened in three sepa...

UNDP graphic novel sheds light on how child marriage affects Roma women

globalcitizen.org - This article was contributed in support of the United Nations Development Programme, originally published here. The graphic novel, Daria: A Roma Woman's Journey was created by Positive Negatives an...

Next #AmnestyBookSale

amnestybg.wordpress.com - Our next book sale will be on Saturday 18 June 2016 from 9-5 at the Church of the Ascension, Dartmouth Row, Blackheath SE10 8BF The quality of books – many of which are brand new – is very high. Th...

Q&A: The Case of Hissène Habré before the Extraordinary African Chambers in Senegal

hrw.org - On May 30, 2016, judges at the Extraordinary African Chambers in the Senegal court system will deliver their verdict in the trial of former dictator of Chad, Hissène Habré. Habré faces charges of c...

UN warns of growing environmental threat from animal-to-man diseases

ibtimes.co.uk - A new UN report has found the most worrying environmental threats that the world is facing today. It ranges from the increase in disease and epidemics, particularly those transmitted from animals t...

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Attacks on Health Care

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who.int - Attacks on health care in emergency situations disrupt the delivery of essential health services, endanger care providers, deprive people of urgently needed medical attention, and undermine our lon...

Dispatches: Protecting the Rights of Afghans in Pakistan

hrw.org - The Fifth Round of the Pakistan-Afghanistan Bilateral Dialogue, a summit on issues of key mutual interest, produced joint recommendations that, if implemented, will help reduce the fear and insecur...

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El Salvador - Maria Teresa thanks supporters after release from jail

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amnesty.ca - I want to thank everyone who supported me and who never left me alone, everyone who believed in me and always said that I was innocent even though you did not know me. This was very special to me. ...

Azerbaijan: Around the world protestors celebrate Khadija Ismayilova's birthday - Index on Censorship

bit.ly - Organisations and individuals took to the streets around the world to celebrate the investigative journalist's birthday and call for the release of all political prisoners in Azerbaijan By Ryan McC...

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ASEAN at a crossroads: why we need to talk about girls’ rights

weforum.org - Asia is a restless continent. Its economies have grown and transformed at a giddying pace, reshaping the social and physical landscape in ways that could barely have been imagined only three decade...

HDR 2015-2016

latinamerica.undp.org - With the recent economic downturn, UNDP estimates that about 1.5 million more men and women will fall into poverty by the end of this year. They will join the 1.7 million people in the region who a...

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Closing remarks at the Sixty-ninth World Health Assembly

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who.int - Mister President, Excellencies, honourable ministers, ambassadors, distinguished delegates, colleagues, ladies and gentlemen, I have taken one overarching message from this Assembly. We can do anyt...

Imagine This — Voices of Youth

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voicesofyouth.org - Imagine for a moment that you have a family. Your son or daughter is three years old. And your living scenarios go like this... 1. You are a farmer in Cambodia. Your province has just been hit with...

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Food

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unep.org - Global food systems have radically changed over the last 50 years. Food production has more than  doubled, diets have become more varied (and often more energy-intense) satisfying people’s preferen...

Health workers should reverse FGM procedures by deinfibulation, WHO says

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All European Scientific Articles Should Be Freely Accessible by 2020

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Measuring What Works: An Impact Evaluation of Women’s Groups on Maternal Health Uptake in Rural Nepal

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Facts and Figures: Peace and Security

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unwomen.org - [1] Bell, Christine and C. O’Rourke (2010) “Peace Agreements or Pieces of Paper? The Impact of UNSC Resolution 1325 on Peace Processes and their Agreements,” International and Comparative Law Quart...

UN News - FEATURE: Speaking with UN peacekeepers in Liberia, South Sudan and Central African Republic

Female peacekeepers take the helm, to end gender-based violence

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From where I stand: Maruti Joshi

unwomen.org - When I joined the Indian police force in 1997, I was the first and only female officer in a batch of 35 male officers. I was doing routine police work then. In 2011, I got an opportunity to join a ...

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