The lack of aid deliveries to Syria’s most desperate communities and a continuing veto on the evacuation of hundreds of extremely sick civilians feel like a personal “failure”, a senior humanitarian adviser to the UN said on Thursday.
Teenage pop sensation Kids United may be young, but age is no barrier to raising awareness about children’s rights, the group said on Monday.
No country is “immune” from the scourge of modern slavery and the path that many of its victims take “can often by very similar”.
Designing robots which feel real emotions could benefit humanity in the years ahead.
That’s the view of Dr David Hanson, a robotics designer and creator of Sophia, an incredibly expressive and human-like robot.
If girls are given the opportunity to explore their “full potential”, there would be many fewer child marriages across South Sudan.
Youth and rural populations in Tanzania are looking to increase their access to financial services, according to Bank of Tanzania Governor Benno Ndulu.
The innovation and technology sector holds “huge opportunities for women,” said to become more tangible with a new alliance aimed at advancing women and girls in the field.
The challenge for political leaders attending a summit on migration hosted by France on Monday will be to give people options other than having to trust smugglers, the UN has said.
Natural disasters are a major brake on development but low-cost initiatives can counter the threat they pose.
That’s according to senior UN official Robert Glasser, head of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR).
Breastfeeding protects both babies and their mothers from an array of diseases and helps boost their health long-term.