News on Human rights

5 Mars 2010
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UNITED NATIONS, New York — People are critical agents of change in all cultures, who must be engaged to promote the rights of women and protect them from violence, said Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, Executive Director of UNFPA,... Lire plus
20 Janvier 2010
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PORT-AU-PRINCE --- The Champs de Mars in downtown Port-au-Prince used to be a stately plaza and a worthy setting for Haiti’s Presidential Palace. After the 12 January earthquake, the square has become a temporary camp... Lire plus
1 Mars 2010
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UNITED NATIONS  –  At the opening of the 54th Commission on the Status of Women, Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro cited the need to move from commitments to action on gender equality.  “More and more people now... Lire plus
12 Août 2010
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Today marks the 25th International Youth Day, which is also the launch at the United Nations of the International Year of Youth. The year-long commemoration, whose theme is dialogue and mutual understanding, aims to... Lire plus
16 Novembre 2009
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| Français | Español | QUANG TRI PROVINCE, Viet Nam — Life has never been easy for Nguyen Thi Lanh, 51, and Nguyen Duc Phi, 52. After enduring years of war, they married in 1977 and a year later had their first baby. “... Lire plus
23 Novembre 2009
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NEW YORK – Men hold the key to ending violence against women and reducing gender inequalities. A new photography exhibit, entitled ‘Influential Men’, highlights their power through striking images of positive male role... Lire plus
18 Décembre 2009
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NEW YORK – Children and adolescents represent a quarter to half of all the refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide. Many show up at camps without a parent or guardian – or their parents are distracted and... Lire plus
16 Novembre 2009
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| Français | Español | AMACHUMA CHICO, Bolivia — On the steep slopes leading down from the Huayna Potosi and Chacaltaya mountains lies a string of tiny communities where families eke out a meager living by keeping... Lire plus
25 Novembre 2009
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| Russian | UNITED NATIONS — It should have been one of the happiest nights of their lives. A young soldier and his new wife were alone for the first time on their wedding night. Much to the husband’s surprise, there... Lire plus
7 Décembre 2009
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The safe house for victims of gender-based violence hides behind tall, grey walls in a nondescript neighbourhood of the capital. Run by Tsotawi Tekat Tekelakay Mahiber (TTTM) – the Organization... Lire plus

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