News on Human rights

1 June 2007
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AL ZARAYEB, CAIRO — Garbage is everywhere in this part of the city. But after a few minutes, the acrid odor begins to subside as one’s nose becomes accustomed to the stench. It’s a good thing, too, because in Al Zarayeb... Read more
30 August 2007
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Read more about the crisis in Darfur in these related features: Dispatches from Darfur: Caring for the Ones who Care for Others Darfur Women Fear Giving Birth at Night, Without Midwives to Help UNFPA Provides Emergency... Read more
3 October 2007
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UNITED NATIONS – Stressing that the empowerment of women is vital to achieving peace and security, improved living standards and respect for human rights, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has underscored the need to... Read more
30 August 2007
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Read more about the crisis in Darfur in these related features: Dispatches from Darfur: Caring for the Ones who Care for Others Darfur Women Fear Giving Birth at Night, Without Midwives to Help Violence Plagues Darfur... Read more
30 August 2007
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Read more about the crisis in Darfur in these related features: Dispatches from Darfur: Caring for the Ones who Care for Others UNFPA Provides Emergency Supplies in Darfur for Basic Needs Violence Plagues Darfur Women... Read more
6 November 2007
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PLOP-STIUBEI VILLAGE, the Republic of Moldova — A cold, autumnal drizzle fell outside as 15 women huddled around an improvised electric plate in a small room in the Healthcare Centre in this small village in the Causeni... Read more
26 February 2007
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This Special Report on addressing gender-based violence in Turkey includes these related features:  The Private Sector Joins Turkey’s Campaign to End Violence Against Women It Takes a Country: Turkey’s Concerted Efforts... Read more
26 February 2007
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Violence against women is difficult to eradicate: It is fueled and perpetuated by unequal power relationships and deeply entrenched ideas about gender relations. Ending such violence requires a persistent, strategic and... Read more
5 April 2007
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SAFEBAGAR, Accham District, Nepal —“May you live 100 years! You have given me my life back,” a beaming Guma Badela told the doctor and nurse examining her. She had come to a mobile health clinic for a post-surgery check... Read more
20 November 2007
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HO, Ghana — Assistant Commissioner of Police, Beatrice Vib-Sanzire, is a woman on a mission. This modern-day crusader as head of the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) wants all children and women in... Read more

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