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TV actress faces her fears while spotlighting sexual exploitation

Just one of the ways actress Serinda Swan draws attention to the atrocities of sex trafficking is by jumping out of a plane.

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News in Brief 20 November 2017 (PM)

UN chief “horrified” by reports of alleged slavery of migrants in Libya

The UN Secretary-General is calling for an investigation into reports of alleged slavery of migrant workers in Libya.

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Prevention and timely diagnosis needed to combat under-40s cancer

There is urgent need for adequate measures to prevent cancer among people aged 20 to 39 years.

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News in Brief 03 November 2017 - Geneva (AM)

Statelessness affects millions of people and three in four belong to minority groups

At least 10 million people are stateless worldwide, and it’s a problem that affects individuals and society as a whole.

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Bahrain forum promotes entrepreneurship for SDGs

Bahrain is taking the lead in promoting entrepreneurship as a means to achieve global peace, prosperity and economic empowerment.

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News in Brief 30 October 2017 (AM)

Tuberculosis remains world’s “top infectious killer”: WHO

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Countries meet to ensure future of plant genetics

Representatives from 144 countries are meeting in Kigali, Rwanda, this week to ensure that future generations will have access to food and agricultural products that originate from plants.

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News in Brief 27 October 2017 (PM)

Women’s participation in peace talks still unusual despite landmark resolution  

Having women at the negotiating table in peace processes is still unusual, the UN Security Council heard on Friday.

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News in Brief 26 October 2017 (PM)

50,000 Iraqi civilians affected by fresh offensive against ISIL in Iraq: OCHA

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News in Brief 26 October 2017 (AM)

Terrorism “on the defensive” but Syria’s “moment of truth” has arrived

Following the defeat of Daesh extremist forces in the Syrian cities of Raqqa and around Deir-ez-Zour, “terrorism is on the defensive”, but far from defeated.

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