News on Human rights

4 March 2013
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TBILISSI, Géorgie – Ia B. est une femme fine et élégante, aux grands yeux noisette, vêtue à la dernière mode, et à la brillante personnalité reflétée par son sourire enjôleur. Elle n'a pas toujours eu l'air si posée ni... Read more
18 June 2013
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RÉGION DE L’AFAR, Éthiopie — Sadiya Abubakar, 10 ans, a longtemps souffert. Uriner, une fonction naturelle qui devrait aller de soi, était devenu un véritable calvaire pour elle. Sadiya a été infibulée lorsqu’elle avait... Read more
8 April 2010
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AWASH, région de l’Afar, Éthiopie — Le visage de Dohra Ali s’illumine d’un sourire au souvenir de la question posée par sa fille ainée il y a quelques années : « Mère, existe-t-il un endroit dans le monde où l’on ne... 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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TUNIS/NEW YORK – L’adoption par la Tunisie d’une constitution garantissant l’égalité des droits entre les hommes et les femmes et la protection contre la violence sexiste est un formidable pas en avant pour les femmes... 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
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
25 June 2014
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Displaced women are escorted by peacekeepers as they collect firewood in Sudan, in 2010. The women say they fear being assaulted when they leave their homes. Photo credit: UN Photo/Albert González Farran
UNITED NATIONS, New York – UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, in his remarks to government and United Nations officials today, underlined the need for urgent and intensified efforts to end gender-based... Read more

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