Author: Carlo Schaaij

Libya detention centres remain places of violations and abuse: experts

On the sidelines of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, head …

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Human rights crackdowns in Libya having ‘a seriously chilling effect’

A deepening crackdown on civil society in Libya, has prompted the …

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South Sudan bracing for ‘worst hunger crisis ever’

More than 70 percent of South Sudan’s population will struggle to …

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Speech: We must give peace a chance

[As delivered.] Excellencies, I thank Her Excellency Mariam Almheiri, United Arab …

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Investing in women’s empowerment yields major peace, prosperity dividend, Security Council hears

“We have an opportunity to do things differently in 2022”, declared …

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UN Women announces DP World as first HeForShe champion for gender equality from the Middle East

(Dubai, 8 March 2022) — UN Women announced DP World as …

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Women refugees from Ukraine bear war trauma and pain of separation

Women refugees from Ukraine bear war trauma and pain of separation​ …

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Press release: International Women’s Day celebrates the contribution of women and girls as climate solution multipliers

[Also available in: ar | es | fr | ru | …

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Statement by UN Secretary-General António Guterres on International Women’s Day

Statement by UN Secretary-General António Guterres on International Women’s Day​ On …

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‘Turn the clock forward on women’s rights’: UN chief’s International Women’s Day message

Ahead of International Women’s Day, celebrated on 08 March, UN Secretary-General …

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Women flee and show solidarity as a military offensive ravages Ukraine

Originally published on UN Women’s regional website for Europe and Central …

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Celebrating the solution multipliers

On International Women’s Day, we celebrate the power and potential of …

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