News on Human rights

24 October 2013
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UNFPA Launches Advocacy Platform for Post-2015 Development Framework
Documento de posición del UNFPA sobre al marco después de 2015 Conforme se acerca la fecha fijada para alcanzar los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio (ODS), el Fondo de Población de las Naciones Unidas (UNFPA) ha... Read more
14 May 2013
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Casi el 40 por ciento de los 14 millones de guatemaltecos, pertenecen a uno de los más de 20 grupos indígenas mayas. Un número desproporcionado vive en zonas rurales pobres y aisladas, con limitado acceso a los... Read more
4 March 2013
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TBILISI, Georgia – Ia B. es una mujer atractiva y elegante, con unos ojos luminosos de color avellana, vestida a la moda y con una personalidad radiante que se refleja en su deslumbrante sonrisa. No siempre ha estado... Read more
18 November 2014
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UNITED NATIONS, New York – “Never before have there been so many young people – never again is there likely to be such potential for economic and social progress,” Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA’s Executive Director,... Read more
17 September 2014
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TÚNEZ/NUEVA YORK – La adopción por parte de Túnez de una constitución que garantiza la igualdad de derechos y de protección ante la violencia por razón de género constituye un enorme paso adelante para mujeres y niñas,... Read more
19 August 2014
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LVIV, Ukraine - Hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced by the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine. Many are women with children, like Ketevan, a young woman whose recent displacement from Artemivsk, a city... Read more
19 August 2014
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UNITED NATIONS, New York – “I was looking for a fulfilling, out-of-the-ordinary task... a motivating career where I could reach society at large and offer my expertise," said Catherine Njeri Makumi. She has found... Read more
7 August 2014
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UNITED NATIONS, New York - The evacuation warning came at 11 on the morning of Wednesday, 23 July, as the bombardment outside intensified. Huddled in their home in the El Shijaia neighbourhood of Gaza, Iman Fora and her... Read more
10 June 2014
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Women who have endured gender-based violence receive counselling and other forms of support in a displacement camp in Katanga Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Photo credit: OCHA/Gemma Cortes
UNITED NATIONS, New York – In conflicts the world over, women’s bodies become battlegrounds and rape becomes a weapon of war. This week, government ministers and representatives from the United Nations and other... Read more
28 April 2014
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UNITED NATIONS, New York – Hundreds of parliamentarians, dignitaries and policymakers from around the world gathered in Stockholm, Sweden, from 23 to 25 April to reaffirm their support for women’s and adolescents’ human... Read more

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