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“Triple discrimination” holds back indigenous women and girls: FAO

Indigenous women and girls suffer from “triple discrimination” when it comes to their rights and well-being, according to an Advocacy Officer from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

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Matt Damon on helping 5.5 million access water: World Bank

Hollywood star Matt Damon’s been telling the World Bank how a simple loan scheme has allowed around 5.5 million people to access affordable water.

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Information is power for indigenous women of the Americas

Indigenous women from the Americas are creating their own media to tell their stories and preserve the traditional knowledge of their people.

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UN Gender Focus: Yemen, indigenous women and disaster preparedness

Women and girls paying “heaviest price” in Yemen as famine looms: UNFPA

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Indigenous peoples have “come a long way” in past decade: Cree chief

Indigenous peoples have “come a long way” since signing the UN Declaration on their rights a decade ago and need to celebrate their achievements, a chief of the

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“Malala of Syria” highlights impact of conflict on education in Chad

A 19-year-old refugee and activist, dubbed the “Malala of Syria”, has been hearing for herself how Boko Haram terrorists in Chad have disrupted education for a whole generation of young students.

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New water monitoring tool lets farmers “produce more with less”: FAO

A new high-tech water monitoring tool developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) will allow farmers to “produce more with less”.

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Must “act now” to tackle education crisis with new financing: Gordon Brown

A ground-breaking International Finance Facility for education is vital to ensure that half of the world’s children don’t miss out on the basic schooling needed to meet the 2030

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UN Gender Focus: Burundi terror campaign; Webby nomination and Saudi Arabia women

Rape chants lay bare Burundi terror campaign: UN human rights chief

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