Men have greater access to mobile telephone services across the developing world and use them more than women.
That’s according to a director at the Connected Women Programme of the GSMA, an association of mobile operators.
Drawing clever cartoons is just is one way of raising grassroots awareness about climate change, a leading cartoonist said on Friday, for World Environment Day.
What happens when a website has not been made accessible to people with disabilities?
That’s the question being posed by the UN which has launched a new website to recreate that experience for the general public.
The price of food commodities fell in May hitting the lowest level since September 2009, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO.
Efforts are underway to move more workers around the world out of the informal or so-called “grey economy”.
The likelihood of the deadly Ebola virus re-emerging in West Africa has been put at around 50 per cent by the United Nations.
Over 11,000 people have died in an outbreak of the disease mainly in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
Political leadership is needed to fight malaria which continues to kill over half a million people worldwide, but mainly in Africa.
Labour experts from around the world are spending the next two weeks focusing on how to boost the success of small and medium-sized enterprises or SMEs.
Young people can contribute enormously to peace and development in African countries.
The international community is “struggling for responses” to the global migrant workers crisis and needs to find a solution quickly, the UN’s labour agency chief said Monday.