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  • Jul 19 / 2016
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North America

Igualdad política y combate a la violencia, avances de 2015

Igualdad política y combate a la violencia, avances de 2015 779 words 29 December 2015 Milenio MILENI Spanish © 2015 NoticiasFinancieras. All rights reserved. El Instituto Nacional de las Mujeres registró avances en cuanto a la paridad de género en las elecciones de junio pasado y las que se esperan para 2016, así como en [...]

  • Jul 18 / 2016
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Africa

Security Council Authorizes Mandate Renewal for United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in Democratic Republic of Congo

Permanent Representative Voices Regret Over Text’s Failure to Heed Recommendation on Reducing MONUSCO Force Levels The Security Council today renewed until 31 March 2017 the mandate of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO), including its Intervention Brigade, deciding to maintain its current force levels. Unanimously adopting resolution [...]

  • Jul 07 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Call to Protect Rights of Kids, Women

Call to Protect Rights of Kids, Women Express News Service Kurnool: MP B Renuka has appealed to educationalists and scholars to take it as their personal responsibility to protect the rights of children and women. For full article, click here.

  • Jul 06 / 2016
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North America

SECRETARY-GENERAL, IN BRIEFING TO GENERAL ASSEMBLY, STATES NEW STRATEGIES FOR PREVENTING VIOLENT EXTREMISM, ADDRESSES LARGE-SCALE REFUGEE MOVEMENTS

UNITED NATIONS, Jan. 14 — The United Nations issued the following press release: Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks to the General Assembly, in New York today: Let me start by thanking you for your support and wishing you every success as we begin our important work in 2016. Happy New Year to you [...]

  • Jul 06 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Seoul-Tokyo deal on wartime sex slaves cannot be viewed as treaty: lawyers

SEOUL, Jan. 12 (Yonhap) — The recent deal between South Korea and Japan over Tokyo’s sexual enslavement of Korean women during World War II cannot be viewed as a binding treaty as it was not a written agreement, a progressive lawyers’ group said Tuesday. The Lawyers for a Democratic Society said there was no exchange of notes [...]

  • Jul 05 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Govt considering Aadhaar Card for NRIs: Swaraj

New Delhi, Jan 9 (PTI) The government is considering giving Aadhaar cards to Non-Resident Indians and a decision on it will be taken soon, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said today while inviting the diaspora community to actively participate in India’s growth story. In her address to the first limited edition of Pravasi Bhartiya Divas, [...]

  • Jun 30 / 2016
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Africa

Symposium On Human Rights Day 10th December 2015, Organized By Gamcotrap and Funded By Awdf, At Kanifing Hall On Jimpex Road [press release]

Dec 15, 2015 (The Point/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — GAMCOTRAP supported by African Women’s Development Fund -AWDF joined the world in celebrating Human Rights Day which also marks the end of 16 Days of Activism.The celebration took the form of a symposium which provided panelists human rights activists the opportunity to reflect on [...]

  • Jun 30 / 2016
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Africa

“Women Should Know That They Are Never Alone”

Dec 14, 2015 (The Daily Vox/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — Philani Sangweni (23) decided he wanted to make a difference in his community and work to end gender violence, so he joined Brothers for Life. I grew up in an environment where violence and drug use was prevalent. I used to see people [...]

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