News on Human rights

3 Avril 2012
News
KAMPALA – Parliamentarians have a crucial role to play in ensuring meaningful, people-centred development, UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin made clear in his address to the 126thInter-Parliamentary... Lire plus
19 Avril 2012
News
UNITED NATIONS, New York — In her first public address as UNFPA's New Deputy Executive Director (Management), Ms. Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen emphasized that sustainable development strategies must take account of people... Lire plus
6 Mars 2012
News
UNITED NATIONS, New York --- Everywhere in the world, women weave and mend the social fabric of family and community, as well as clothing and textiles. Quilts, a traditionally female art form, often also serve as... Lire plus
8 Mars 2012
News
Two UNFPA-supported projects dealing with men have been voted as among the 'Women Deliver 50' most inspiring ideas or solutions in terms of delivering for women. The competition, organized by Women Deliver in... Lire plus
10 Avril 2012
In the News
Some 180 women from communities affected by flooding and armed violence in Colombia’s Córdoba department have come together in the town of Santa Cruz de Lorica to build a women’s shelter. Although some men helped behind... Lire plus
22 Décembre 2011
News
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Young leaders from 38 African countries have pledged to act as role models for their fellow youths by “protecting ourselves, our partners and families from HIV, sexually transmitted infections,... Lire plus
16 Décembre 2011
In the News
NEW YORK -- Tonight from 10:00 to 11:00 pm Eastern time, ABC television network will broadcast a special global health programme on its "20/20" series with Diane Sawyer called "Making Life: A Risky Proposition," focused... Lire plus
1 Février 2012
News
UNITED NATIONS, New York – The next three years are critical for the global development agenda, UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin declared today at the UNFPA Executive Board's first formal session of the... Lire plus
2 Décembre 2011
News
Milena left her husband seven years ago after enduring years of physical and emotional violence. She could not take the abuse any longer or the way the rest of her family ignored it and remained silent. Milena lives in... Lire plus
17 Octobre 2011
In the News
SARE HAROUNA, Senegal — When Aissatou Kande was a little girl, her family followed a tradition considered essential to her suitability to marry. Her clitoris was sliced off with nothing to dull the pain. But on her... Lire plus

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