Law, crime

Looking forward to feminism’s future: “Step it Up” to Planet 50/50

2017 was a watershed year for women and women’s rights around the world.

From the Global Women’s March last January, to the #MeToo movement, women around the world stood up and demanded their right to be heard.

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UN Guidelines to train cabin crews to identify traffickers

According to the International Labour Organization (ILO), 40.3 million people were victims of forced labour and modern slavery in 2017.  The 2016 Global Report from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (

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Chief prosecutor reflects on legacy of UN tribunal for former Yugoslavia

Although a UN court has charged more than 160 people for war crimes committed during the Balkan wars, that number is still “very little” considering the thousands of violations that still need to be investigated.

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News in Brief 21 December 2017

UN tribunal for former Yugoslavia “pioneer” for international justice

A tribunal set up to try cases of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes committed in the former Yugoslavia has been described by the UN chief as “a pioneer” for international criminal justice.

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Social media giants meet at UN to address online terrorism

The UN Security Council has called for dialogue with major social media companies in order to limit terrorists’ ability to recruit and operate online.

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Horrors of sexual violence against Syrian boys and men revealed

Disturbing details have emerged of a little-known side to the Syrian conflict: sexual violence against boys and men.

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Myanmar peace process and heroin production interlinked: UNODC

Helping regions in Myanmar which are wracked by conflict move away from opium production is good for the economy and will help solidify the country’s peace process.

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Migration compact needs to be “truly global”: UN Representative

Governments now understand that their national migration policies cannot work unless they fit into an international model.

That’s the message from the UN Special Representative for International Migration, Louise Arbour.

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News in Brief 29 November 2017 (PM)

Progress stalls on ending malaria: WHO

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News in Brief 29 November 2017 (AM)

End conflict by establishing an independent Palestine, urges Guterres

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