News on Gender-based violence

9 Février 2015
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Girls practice Taekwondo in Dushanbe. They are wearing t-shirts from the UN Secretary-General’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign. Sports federations in Tajikistan are working to advance gender equality and prevent violence against women. © UNFPA Tajikistan/Panos Pictures/William Daniels
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan – “Strong men respect women.” These were the words of World Taekwondo Champion Daler Tyuryaev, who is helping to lead a movement of martial artists in the battle against gender-based violence and... Lire plus
29 Janvier 2015
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People are evacuated by boats in southern Malawi. © UNDAC
JOHANNESBURG/NEW YORK – Widespread flooding has affected hundreds of thousands of people across Southern Africa. Torrential rainfall and the overflowing Zambezi River have destroyed crops, infrastructure and thousands... Lire plus
20 Janvier 2015
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KATHMANDU, Nepal – Four months after landslides and flooding devastated much of mid-western Nepal, thousands of survivors are now enduring bitter winter temperatures. “I do not have enough clothes to protect myself... Lire plus
9 Juin 2010
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — « Lorsque j’avais neuf ans, je rêvais de devenir avocate », déclare Viviana Palacios, une jeune Colombienne de 23 ans, devant une salle comble lors de la deuxième journée de la conférence de l’... Lire plus
15 Décembre 2014
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JUBA/NEW YORK – No reliable figures chart the current suffering of women and girls in South Sudan. But one can reliably say that the new country is one of the worst places on earth for their health and well-being. Many... Lire plus
8 Décembre 2014
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MAPUTO, Mozambique - “Adolescent girls have rights and potential,” declared 15-year-old Catia Zefanias Uamusse, at the opening of the National Girls’ Conference in Maputo, Mozambique, in mid-November. “We ought to be in... Lire plus
21 Octobre 2014
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Une fillette puise de l’eau dans la rivière Bocay, dans la réserve naturelle Alto Wangki Bocay au Nicaragua
BOSAWAS, Nicaragua – “Il me battait chaque fois qu’il rentrait ivre à la maison ”, raconte Elena Talavera au sujet de son mari, dans la communauté autochtone isolée d’Amak, au Nicaragua. Amak est niché au cœur de l’... Lire plus
25 Novembre 2014
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DELHI/NEW YORK – "Today, there is no country in the world, not one, where women and girls live free from violence," said UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, in a statement marking the International Day... Lire plus
28 Octobre 2014
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DUHOK, Iraq – In crisis situations, the needs for shelter, food and security are rightly given urgent attention. Yet the specific needs of women and girls are too often overlooked. Some 1.8 million people are... Lire plus
10 Novembre 2014
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HARARE/NEW YORK – “When I was working, I would not give my wife any money. I would keep what I made in my own pocket,” said John Kaponda in Epworth, Zimbabwe. “I would come home drunk, kick all the pots, and beat my... Lire plus

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