Despite years of policies to promote gender equality in the workplace, no country has managed to make it a reality.
That’s one of the findings of a report launched at the second Barbershop Conference, held in July at UN Headquarters in New York.
The newly appointed head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) says he is coming to the country to work with and for its people.
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UN Envoy calls for dialogue between Burundi government and opposition
It is imperative that the Government of Burundi agree to an inclusive dialogue with the opposition.
In 1959, Hollywood stars Gregory Peck and Doris Day were at the height of their careers.
UN deputy chief praises DRC for progress on issue of sexual violence
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UN chief ‘strongly condemns’ terrorist attack in Pakistan
The launch of an early warning system in Tuvalu will better inform residents of the Pacific island nation about oncoming cyclones and other disasters, according to a senior UN official in the region.
When it comes to young women’s right to access reproductive health care, “knowledge is power,” according to an activist from Zimbabwe.