News on Human rights

3 Mars 2011
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 UNITED NATIONS, New York — UNFPA played an active role in this year's Commission on the Status of Women, which focused on women’s and girls’ access to education, training, science and technology, including the... Lire plus
25 Février 2011
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At a side event during the Commission on the Status of Women, UNFPA and UNICEF launched ‘Women’s and Children’s Rights: Making the Connection’, an advocacy booklet that explores how two strong treaties can complement... Lire plus
4 Mars 2011
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MINSK, Belarus — About one in four Belarusian women aged 18-60 are subjected to physical abuse from their spouses or partners, according to a survey organized by the United Nations Office in Belarus. But a wide-ranging... Lire plus
21 Mars 2011
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Tweet UNITED NATIONS, New York—A new agreement between UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, and the Government of Iraq will enhance efforts to meet the country’s development goals over the next four years. “We... Lire plus
10 Février 2011
In the News
In Africa, if you play music in an open space, any music, then people will generally come. "It is the way to reach people, to bring them together." So says Sister Fa, a Senegalese urban soul and hip-hop star who has... Lire plus
20 Février 2011
In the News
AFAR, Ethiopia — An official declaration marking the abandonment of female genital cutting was issued recently in the Amibara and the Awash-Fentale districts of Ethiopia’s Afar Region. The effort to abandon cutting... Lire plus
3 Mars 2011
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UNITED NATIONS, New York ---The United Nations Security Council, in resolutions 1325 and 1820, recognized that women and girls need protection and support during and following all conflicts, and called for women’s full... Lire plus
18 Mars 2011
In the News
Tweet She does not have a first name, nor a face. “No photos, please. ” Seated in a small dark room, her psychologist at her side, the “woman of Tuzla” will be her name. She is surrounded by cigarettes and medicines.... Lire plus
4 Février 2011
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Female genital mutilation/cutting has been illegal in Senegal since 1999. But that didn’t stop Dialyma Cisse‘s paternal grandmother from having her cut, against the wishes of the young girl and her parents. Stories... Lire plus
29 Novembre 2010
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HANOI, Viet Nam – One in three, or 34 per cent, of ever-married Vietnamese women report that they have suffered physical or sexual violence from their husbands at some time in their lives, according to the National... Lire plus

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