- 29 Aug 2011
12 Aug 2011
On International Youth Day, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges the international community to work together to expand opportunities for the youth and answer their legitimate demands for dignity, development and decent work.
09 Aug 2011
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay urges governments to respect the human rights of indigenous people whose lands are forcibly taken away in the name of development.
- Female genital mutilation or cutting, is more than circumcision. The procedure calls for partial or full removal of the female genitalia (like castration for a man). The practice is widespread. #EndFGM by educating those around you that this practice causes lifelong pain and tremendous health complications: UNFPA | UN Women 4 hours ago
- There are 1.2 million Syrian refugees in Jordan. 4,000-5,000 cross into Jordan every month while 20,000 wait for permission to enter at the border. Host countries are facing an enormous strain on resources while Syrian refugees continue to face risks such as domestic violence and abuse. Put a name and a life story to a face in our #SyrianVoices photo blog series: 6 hours ago
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