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Racism which scars societies, must be stamped out, forum for people of African descent hears
Women Fatoumatta Fatty’s commute on an old, malfunctioning wheelchair takes up to two hours during rainy season in The Gambia, but she is happy joining her co-workers at a sanitary pad production centre, where she takes pride in making products that help women overcome “period poverty” across the country.
UN ‘blue helmets’: 75 years of service and sacrifice
Over the last 75 years, more than 2 million peacekeepers have served in 71 operations across myriad complex and fragile political, security, and humanitarian landscapes. These “blue helmets” are the “beating heart of our commitment to a more peaceful world”, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said, marking the International Day of UN Peacekeepers, observed on 29 May.
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Economic Development Soaring debt levels compounded by high inflation and rising interest rates have dashed job-seekers’ hopes in developing countries, the International Labour Organization (ILO) warned on Wednesday.
Human Rights UN chief António Guterres is “deeply concerned” after Uganda’s president signed into law a punitive so-called “Anti-Homosexuality Act”, the UN Spokesperson said in a statement released late on Tuesday.