The collective impact of climate change, COVID-19 and conflict mean that well over 200 million people will likely need humanitarian assistance by 2022, the UN’s deputy rights chief said on Monday.
UN determined to bring peace to Mali despite attacks: UN chief
Attacks against peacekeepers in Mali will not weaken the UN’s resolve to support the country in its quest for peace, the UN chief warned on Wednesday.
Gender inequality - including “harmful social norms” - makes women and girls in the Pacific region more vulnerable to the impacts of disasters.
Women in Botswana face a “rough political arena,” but the government of the Southern African country says it is trying to increase their representation in parliament.
Currently just five of a total of 57 parliamentarians are female.