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  • Mar 15 / 2017
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Europe

Life expectancy up in Kazakhstan

Life expectancy up in Kazakhstan 252 words 14 March 2017 01:53 AM Kazakhstanskaya Pravda KAZPRE English © 2017 Kazakhstanskaya Pravda. All Rights Reserved   Kazakhstan Health Minister Yelzhan Birtanov told the Government meeting that life expectancy had grown in Kazakhstan to 72 years old, Kazpravda.kz correspondent reports. “Over the past 10 years, maternal mortality has decreased 2. [...]

  • Mar 15 / 2017
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Asia-Pacific

Free health services for factory workers

Free health services for factory workers 472 words 14 March 2017 Informative HTIFMV English Copyright © 2017 BAM Media (Pty) Ltd.   MASERU, March 14 — Lesotho Planned Parenthood Association (LPPA), together with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) last week Wednesday celebrated World Women’s Day with factory workers by giving them free sexual reproductive health services. [...]

  • Jan 18 / 2017
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North America

The Lost Hopes for South Sudan

By Helen Epstein After half a century of civil war, South Sudan declared independence from Sudan, in 2011. Two years later, the world’s youngest country erupted in its own civil war. In 2015, the combatants signed a peace agreement, but then the scales of power were tipped, and the government struck out against the opposing [...]

  • Dec 31 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Towards Safer Streets

  Towards Safer Streets Asna Ali 1205 words 31 December 2016 South Asia ASASIA 32 20 English Copyright © 2016. CMC Pakistan   There are still large parts of the world where the subjugation of women, their reduced status and reduced rights are a normal part of life. Millions of women do not have access [...]

  • Dec 21 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

(国际)中国代表呼吁加强保护武装冲突地区妇女儿童权利

  (国际)中国代表呼吁加强保护武装冲突地区妇女儿童权利 倪红梅 399 words 21 December 2016 12:41 AM 新华社中文新闻 (简体) XINCCN Chinese – Simplified (c) 2016 新华通讯社版权所有,未经协定授权,禁止下载使用。   新华社 联合国12月20日电(记者倪红梅 史霄萌)中国常驻联合国副代表吴海涛20日呼吁加强对武装冲突地区妇女儿童权利的保护,努力解决武装冲突地区贩运人口问题。 联合国安理会当天就冲突地区贩运人口问题举行公开会,一致通过第2331号决议,呼吁国际社会共同应对冲突地区贩运人口问题。 For full article, click here

  • Dec 19 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

台美将共同推动妇女赋权

  焦点 台美将共同推动妇女赋权 记者黄国梁╱台北报导 344 words 19 November 2016 联合报 (简体) UDNDCN A3 Chinese – Simplified Copyright 2016. United Daily News. All Rights Reserved. 联合报版权所有,不得转载。   外交部昨晚表示,APEC经济领袖会议领袖代表宋楚瑜与美国国务卿柯瑞,共同宣布合作成立「APEC妇女与经济子基金」意向,台美将合作推动妇女赋权。 For full article, click here

  • Dec 16 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Campaign in Vietnam helps raise public awareness of gender equality

  SOCIAL PROTECTION & DEVELOPMENT Campaign in Vietnam helps raise public awareness of gender equality 376 words 16 December 2016 Vietnam News Summary VENEWS English Copyright 2016. Vian Company Limited.   A series of activities were organised nationwide during an action month for gender equality and fight against gender-based violence, contributing to raising public awareness [...]

  • Dec 14 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

重大转折!叙政府解放阿勒颇居民欢庆胜利 美专家发警告

【环球网综合报道 记者 赵衍龙】叙利亚北部最大城市阿勒颇近5年来饱受战火摧残,卷入内战的深渊之中,政府军与反抗军在这个重镇持续交战,死伤者不计其数。香港东网12月13日报道称,叙军在俄罗斯支援下,周一重创获美国支持的反抗军,重夺绝大部分地区,并称“正式解放”阿勒颇。有民众上街提早庆祝胜利的同时,亦有人担忧局势而撤夜逃离,为阿勒颇的和平之路蒙上阴霾。 For full article, click here.

  • Dec 07 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

UN Women partners with Indian corporates to tackle violence

  VARIETY UN Women partners with Indian corporates to tackle violence Amrita Nair-Ghaswalla Amrita Nair-Ghaswalla 450 words 7 December 2016 Business Line (The Hindu) BSNLNE English (c) 2016 The Hindu Business Line   Unilever, Citibank, TCS to promote gender-equality at workplace Accelerating efforts towards women’s empowerment, UN Women, the UN organisation dedicated to gender equality and a global [...]

  • Oct 18 / 2016
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Europe

La communauté internationale a la responsabilité de protéger les femmes syriennes

La communauté internationale a la responsabilité de protéger les femmes syriennes 18 OCT. 2016 Alise Mofrej, Bassma Kodmani, Suheir Atassi et Hind Kabawat, quatre femmes du Haut Comité des négociations (HCN) de l’opposition syrienne, font le point et analysent le rôle essentiel des femmes dans le conflit en Syrie. Selon les Nations Unies, plus de 150 enfants ont été tués à Alep [...]

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