Half of all those affected by Tropical Cyclone Idai are extremely vulnerable children, UNICEF said on Friday. Speaking to Daniel Johnson from UN News, UNICEF spokesperson Christophe Boulierac gave an update on the latest situation on the ground.
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)’s vice-president, Cornelia Richter, is participating at the UN’s Second High-Level Conference on South-South Cooperation, or BAPA+40, in the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires this week. Laura Quinones is there, reporting for UN News and spoke to Ms. Richter.
Journalists can help advance women’s rights by moving from a “protectionist approach to a more human rights approach” in their reporting, according to gender equality advocate Geetanjali Misra.
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