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FROM THE FIELD: What do you want to be when you grow up? One day I will...

One person in every 70 is caught up in a humanitarian crisis right now, according to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), with women and girls among the most impacted.

One Day, I Will: Aspirations of girls caught in crises revealed in stunning photographs

From becoming a school teacher to training as a football player, 40 girls between the ages of 6 and 18 trapped in humanitarian crises shared their dreams with award-winning photographer Vincent Tremeau. A photographer for the UN office coordinating humanitarian affairs, known as OCHA, Mr. Tremeau explained that “it started as a game” in which the girls dressed up in clothes depicting what they would like to be as adults.

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Photo exhibit highlights women’s roles in peacebuilding

Women’s contributions to ending war and bringing about peace are being honoured in a photo exhibition which has just opened at UN Headquarters in New York City.

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UN Gender Focus: maternal mortality, hospital in Sri Lanka and role of women in peacebuilding

Impressive drop in maternal mortality rates

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