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News in Brief 16 January 2023

  • Economic slowdown likely to force workers to accept lower quality jobs - ILO
  • UN rights chief’s condemnation for Burkina Faso ‘broad daylight’ abductions
  • Pakistan: rights experts urge action on coerced religious conversions, child marriage
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News in Brief 8 March 2021

  • Shift mindsets that deny equality for women in all walks of life, urges UN chief 

  • Blaze kills migrants, guards in Yemeni capital Sana’a  

  • 10 million additional girls at risk of child marriage because of to COVID-19 

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News in Brief 10 August 2020

  • UN will support Lebanon ‘in every possible way’ pledges UN chief

  • UN rights chief warns new Somalia draft law ‘risks legitimizing child marriage’

  • Boosting migrant worker protections during COVID pandemic